Dutasteride

Dutasteride Chemical Structure

Dutasteride (avodart) is a dual 5-a reductase inhibitor that inhibits conversion of testosterone to DHT. It was developed to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is the enlargement of the prostate. Bodybuilders have used th…

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Nolvadex (Tamoxifen citrate) Research

Fig 1. Tamoxifen Chemical Structure

Nolvadex (Tamoxifen citrate), a non-steroidal antiestrogen for oral administration, is commonly used by athletes as a post cycle therapy drug and to reduce the formation of excess estrogens that can lead to gynecomastia.
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HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Profile

Fig 1. HCG Chemical Structure

HGG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) is a peptide hormone found naturally in the body; contrary to popular belief, it is not an anabolic steroid. It is produced in the early stages of pregnancy in females to help balance and control the woman…

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Arimidex (Anastrozole)

Arimidex (Anastrozole)

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Arimidex is the trade name used by…

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Finasteride (Proscar)

Fig 1. Finasteride chemical structure

Finasteride (Proscar) is a very potent type II 5a-reductase inhibitor, which prevents conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is a sex hormone. In addition, it is used for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasi…

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Accutane (Isotretinoin)

Fig 1. Isotretinoin Chemical Structure

Isotretinoin (Accutane) is primarily used to treat bad cases of cystic acne, and to help the skin more rapidly renew itself. In addition, it is used in rare cases for certain skin cancers and skin diseases. It is a type of retinoid, which is na…

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Formestane

Formestane

Formestane (lentaron, chemical name: 4-hydroxyandrostenedione) is a type I steroidal aromatase inhibitor (AI). It was developed for use in treatment of estrogen-receptor-positive breast cancer in post-menopausal women. For medic…

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Toremifene Citrate

Fig 1. Fareston (toremifen)

Fareston (Toremifene Citrate, known in bodybuilding circles as “torem”) is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) derived from triphenylethylene. It is FDA approved for breast cancer treatment, and has possible medical uses…

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Bromocriptine

Fig 1. Bromocriptine Chemical Structure

Parlodel is the trade name for Bromocriptine mesylate (Bromo for short). It is an ergot derivative with D2 dopamine receptor agonist and D1 dopamine receptor antagonist activities. In medicine, it is a versatile drug with many uses thank…

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Cytadren (aminoglutethimide)

Fig 1. Cytadren Chemical Structure

Cytadren (aminoglutethimide, chemical name: 3-(4-aminophenyl)-3-ethyl-piperidine-2,6-dione) is an ‘anti-steroid’ drug, which blocks the production of steroids derived from cholesterol. Clinically, it is used for Cushing’s sy…

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