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Side effect(s) of Dehydroepiandrosterone

Read the side effects of Dehydroepiandrosterone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Genitourinary system: Irregular periods, abnormal menstruation, increased vaginal discharge and abnormal Pap’s smear test with the vaginal formulation

Heart and Blood Vessels: Changes in blood pressure, reduced HDL cholesterol levels

Skin and Hair: Acne, hirsutism (hair growth on face and other parts of the body), hair loss

Nervous system: Headache, restlessness, aggressiveness, irritability, emotional changes

Others: Dizziness, fatigue, weight gain, stomach upset, decreased breast size, deepened voice

Other Precautions : • Avoid alcohol consumption while using this drug
• Avoid use with corticosteroids, estrogens or testosterone
• Avoid intake of soy or licorice while taking DHEA

Drug Name : Dehydroepiandrosterone

Dehydroepiandrosterone generic Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is also known as androstenolone. It is used for multiple conditions, but its efficacy in most of these has not been proved. Some of the conditions where it is used are mentioned below: • Postmenopausal symptoms in women with pain during sex • Adrenal insufficiency, where the adrenal gland does not produce enough hormones • To improve aging skin • Depression It is also sold as a nutritional supplement. Its use in athletes is banned by the World Anti-doping Agency.
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