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Controlled substance (anabolic steroid).
[Trenbolone is INN and BAN.
Trenbolone is a kind of anabolic androgenic steroid belonging to the 19-nortestosterone group. It can be supplied to veterinary medicine of livestock in order the boost muscle growth and appetite. It can also enhance the performance of athletes. It has several physiological effects: (1) enhance protein synthesis and nitrogen retention in the muscle tissues, which boost enhanced anabolism; (2) greatly promote insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) which is a highly effective anabolic hormone; (3) Greatly increase the red blood cell count to boost blood oxygenation which leads to improved muscular endurance; (4) Inhibit glucocorticoid hormones which inhibit the growth of muscle tissue and promote fat. (5) Improve food efficiency.