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Licit steroid use--hope for the future.
  1. A P Millar
  1. Lewisham Sports Medicine Clinic, Petersham, Sydney, Australia.


    Anabolic steroid use has escalated in recent years along with law enforcement. A total of 169 athletes participated in a trial of medical prescription designed to minimize harm as drug elimination is impossible. This showed one-third of athletes achieved their goal in one course, and few were frequent users over the 3-to-5-year period of the trial. Side effects were minimal and reversible.

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