Anabolic steroid. Androgen.
Stanozolol is a synthetic anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) belonging to the dihydrotestosterone group. It can be used for the treatment of wasting diseases, burn victims, osteroporosis, bone fractures, anemia and even obesity. It can stimulate fat loss without causing reduced lean body mass, inducing hemoglobin production and red blood cell formation. Stanozolol has the following physiological functions: (1) reduction of sex-hormone-binding-globulin; (2) inducing protein synthesis; (3) Maintain nitrogen retention; (4) Increase red blood cells; (5) inhibit glucocorticoids.
ChEBI: An organic heteropentacyclic compound resulting from the formal condensation of the 3-keto-aldehyde moiety of oxymetholone with hydrazine. Like oxymetholone, it is a synthetic anabolic steroid. It has both anabolic and androgenic properties, and has been u
ed to treat hereditary angioedema and various vascular disorders. It has also been widely abused by professional athletes.