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About Drugs: Anabolic Steroids

Information
Steroidal hormones are produced naturally in the body and aid the development of muscle tissue.  Synthetic anabolic steroids are produced in tablet form or clear liquid vials or ampoules.  They are produced legitimately by pharmaceutical companies and illegal laboratories (including counterfeit or fakes).  They have limited medical use but widespread use illegally particularly in the world of sports to improve athletic performance. 

Methods of using
Generally taken orally in table form but can be injected.

Effects
Physical symptoms of consumption include increase in size, weight and muscle bulk.  Other side effects include acne and changes to sexual characteristics.

Dangers
The dangers of use are dependence, liver damage, heart problems and unpredictable behaviour.

Street names
Iron, Brew, Rods, and Juice.

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