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Anabolic steroid

MedGen UID:
8043
Concept ID:
C0002744
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
Synonyms: Anabolic Steroid; Anabolic steroid preparation; Anabolic steroids; Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids
SNOMED CT: Anabolic steroid (111151007); Anabolic steroid preparation (126175007); Anabolic steroids (111151007)
 

Definition

Synthetic derivatives of the male hormone, androgen, that promote tissue growth by increasing the metabolic processes involved with protein synthesis and are used to promote weight gain in wasting diseases. They are used by bodybuilders and athletes to increase muscle mass, strength, and stamina. [from NCI]

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Blashill AJ, Calzo JP, Griffiths S, Murray SB
Am J Public Health 2017 Feb;107(2):319-321. Epub 2016 Dec 20 doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303566. PMID: 27997246Free PMC Article
Hansma P, Diaz FJ, Njiwaji C
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2016 Mar;37(1):21-2. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000218. PMID: 26704022
Jampel JD, Murray SB, Griffiths S, Blashill AJ
J Adolesc Health 2016 Apr;58(4):397-402. Epub 2015 Nov 17 doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.10.003. PMID: 26598061Free PMC Article
Kovac JR, Scovell J, Ramasamy R, Rajanahally S, Coward RM, Smith RP, Lipshultz LI
Andrologia 2015 Oct;47(8):872-8. Epub 2014 Sep 15 doi: 10.1111/and.12340. PMID: 25220690Free PMC Article
Coward RM, Rajanahally S, Kovac JR, Smith RP, Pastuszak AW, Lipshultz LI
J Urol 2013 Dec;190(6):2200-5. Epub 2013 Jun 11 doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.06.010. PMID: 23764075

Diagnosis

Díaz FC, Sáez-González E, Benlloch S, Álvarez-Sotomayor D, Conde I, Polo B, García M, Rodríguez M, Prieto M
Ann Hepatol 2016 Nov-Dec 2016;15(6):939-943. doi: 10.5604/16652681.1222114. PMID: 27740530
Sculthorpe N, Taylor L, Grace FM
Drug Test Anal 2016 Jan;8(1):120-2. Epub 2015 Jun 8 doi: 10.1002/dta.1826. PMID: 26059219
Kovac JR, Scovell J, Ramasamy R, Rajanahally S, Coward RM, Smith RP, Lipshultz LI
Andrologia 2015 Oct;47(8):872-8. Epub 2014 Sep 15 doi: 10.1111/and.12340. PMID: 25220690Free PMC Article
Tretzel L, Thomas A, Geyer H, Gmeiner G, Forsdahl G, Pop V, Schänzer W, Thevis M
J Pharm Biomed Anal 2014 Aug 5;96:21-30. Epub 2014 Mar 21 doi: 10.1016/j.jpba.2014.03.013. PMID: 24713476
Coward RM, Rajanahally S, Kovac JR, Smith RP, Pastuszak AW, Lipshultz LI
J Urol 2013 Dec;190(6):2200-5. Epub 2013 Jun 11 doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.06.010. PMID: 23764075

Therapy

Blashill AJ, Calzo JP, Griffiths S, Murray SB
Am J Public Health 2017 Feb;107(2):319-321. Epub 2016 Dec 20 doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303566. PMID: 27997246Free PMC Article
Díaz FC, Sáez-González E, Benlloch S, Álvarez-Sotomayor D, Conde I, Polo B, García M, Rodríguez M, Prieto M
Ann Hepatol 2016 Nov-Dec 2016;15(6):939-943. doi: 10.5604/16652681.1222114. PMID: 27740530
Hansma P, Diaz FJ, Njiwaji C
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2016 Mar;37(1):21-2. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000218. PMID: 26704022
Jampel JD, Murray SB, Griffiths S, Blashill AJ
J Adolesc Health 2016 Apr;58(4):397-402. Epub 2015 Nov 17 doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.10.003. PMID: 26598061Free PMC Article
Coward RM, Rajanahally S, Kovac JR, Smith RP, Pastuszak AW, Lipshultz LI
J Urol 2013 Dec;190(6):2200-5. Epub 2013 Jun 11 doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.06.010. PMID: 23764075

Prognosis

Lichtenfeld J, Deal BJ, Crawford S
Cardiol Young 2016 Jun;26(5):996-8. Epub 2016 Mar 16 doi: 10.1017/S104795111600007X. PMID: 26980272
Hansma P, Diaz FJ, Njiwaji C
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2016 Mar;37(1):21-2. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000218. PMID: 26704022
Jampel JD, Murray SB, Griffiths S, Blashill AJ
J Adolesc Health 2016 Apr;58(4):397-402. Epub 2015 Nov 17 doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.10.003. PMID: 26598061Free PMC Article
Carson P, Hong CJ, Otero-Vinas M, Arsenault EF, Falanga V
Int J Low Extrem Wounds 2015 Mar;14(1):11-8. Epub 2015 Feb 3 doi: 10.1177/1534734614562276. PMID: 25652757
Fox R, Varadharajan K, Patel B, Beegun I
BMJ Case Rep 2014 Nov 14;2014 doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-207111. PMID: 25398921Free PMC Article

Clinical prediction guides

Jampel JD, Murray SB, Griffiths S, Blashill AJ
J Adolesc Health 2016 Apr;58(4):397-402. Epub 2015 Nov 17 doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.10.003. PMID: 26598061Free PMC Article
Fox R, Varadharajan K, Patel B, Beegun I
BMJ Case Rep 2014 Nov 14;2014 doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-207111. PMID: 25398921Free PMC Article
Tan RS, Scally MC
Med Hypotheses 2009 Jun;72(6):723-8. Epub 2009 Feb 23 doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2008.12.042. PMID: 19231088
Fanton L, Belhani D, Vaillant F, Tabib A, Gomez L, Descotes J, Dehina L, Bui-Xuan B, Malicier D, Timour Q
Exp Toxicol Pathol 2009 Jul;61(4):317-23. Epub 2008 Nov 21 doi: 10.1016/j.etp.2008.09.007. PMID: 19027274
Maycock BR, Howat P
Health Educ Res 2007 Dec;22(6):854-63. Epub 2007 Jun 21 doi: 10.1093/her/cym022. PMID: 17584951

Recent systematic reviews

Rahnema CD, Crosnoe LE, Kim ED
Andrology 2015 Mar;3(2):150-5. Epub 2015 Feb 13 doi: 10.1111/andr.307. PMID: 25684733
Farooqi V, van den Berg ME, Cameron ID, Crotty M
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2014 Oct 6;(10):CD008887. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008887.pub2. PMID: 25284341
Rahnema CD, Lipshultz LI, Crosnoe LE, Kovac JR, Kim ED
Fertil Steril 2014 May;101(5):1271-9. Epub 2014 Mar 14 doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.02.002. PMID: 24636400
Elliot DL, Cheong J, Moe EL, Goldberg L
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2007 Jun;161(6):572-7. doi: 10.1001/archpedi.161.6.572. PMID: 17548762
Johns K, Beddall MJ, Corrin RC
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2005 Oct 19;(4):CD005483. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD005483. PMID: 16235407

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