In this Article
- What other names is Androstenedione known by?
- What is Androstenedione?
- How does Androstenedione work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Androstenedione.
In children, androstenedione might stop bone growth and lead to decreased adult height, as well as early onset of puberty.
There is some concern that the strength and purity of androstenedione products can differ from the product labeling.
Do not take androstenedione if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have a hormone sensitive condition such as endometriosis or uterine fibroids.
- You have a hormone sensitive cancer such as breast, uterine, ovarian, or prostate cancer.
- You have liver disease.
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