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heart disease, and others. Women might experience masculinization, which includes deepening of the voice, facial hair growth, acne, abnormal menstrual periods, male-pattern baldness, coarsening of the skin, and depression. It can also increase the risk of cancers of the breast, prostate, or pancreas. Androstenedione is poisonous to the liver.
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:
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