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1. what are some side effects of anabolic steroids?

  • thickens blood, anxiety, insomnia
  • dizziness, tiredness, depression
  • high bp, infertility and increased chance of heart attack
  • low bp, dehydration, loss of balance
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2. what are beta blockers used for?

  • reduce pain from injury
  • lower heart rate and have a calming effect
  • increase red blood cells count
  • promote muscle and bone growth

3. what is EPO used for?

  • increase the number of red blood cells
  • increase alertness
  • reduce pain from injury
  • increase urine production

4. side effects of diuretics?

  • low bp, tiredness, insomnia
  • loss of concentration and balance
  • dizziness, dehydration, kidney failure
  • high bp, axiety, depression

5. side effects of narcotics?

  • anxiety, insomnia, depression
  • kidney failure, increased risk of heart attack
  • loss of concentration and balance
  • high bp, infertility, dizziness


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