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doi: 10.3810/psm.1998.11.1509
The Physician and Sportsmedicine: Volume 26: No.11
Androstenedione et al: Nonprescription Steroids
Abstract: When a journalist's peek inside Mark McGwire's locker launched androstenedione into the sports vernacular, the substance was already popular among bodybuilders. Now athletes at all levels–and the rest of the public as well–are hearing about the reputed performance-boosting effects of androstenedione. But what is not so widely known is that androstenedione is just one of several anabolic steroids that are available over the counter.

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