Overview

Androstenediol is a type of chemical known as a steroid. It is converted in the body to testosterone and other sex hormones.

Androstenediol used to be available as a dietary supplement in the U.S. But it has been reclassified as a schedule III controlled substance. This means androstenediol is available only as a prescription medicine, and physicians have to follow strict rules when prescribing it. It is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for use by athletes.

Androstenediol is used to increase testosterone levels in the body to improve athletic performance, to enhance response to sexual stimuli in healthy people, to improve sexual problems that prevent satisfaction during sexual activity, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Androstendiol might also be unsafe.

How does it work ?

Androstenediol is a steroid hormone used by the body to make testosterone and estrogen.

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