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Table 3 Adverse effects, reported and observed, in women using AAS or clenbuterol

From: Recruitment to doping and help-seeking behavior of eight female AAS users

Subject Self-reported adverse effect Cholesterol mmol/L HDL/LDL mmol/L HB g/L
K1 Clitoral enlargement, voice change, body hair growth, menstrual disorders 4.2 0.7/3.3 135
K2 Tachycardia, depression 3.2 1.2/1.6 125
K3 Tachycardia, depression, mood changes, edema 5.9 1.4/4 NA
K4 Clitoral enlargement, voice change, menstrual disorders, acne, body hair growth 3.8 0.6/3 154
K5 Enlarged clitoris, voice change, body hair growth, acne, menstrual disorder 3.6 1.5/1.9 134
K6 Clitoral enlargement, voice change, menstrual disorders, body hair growth, aggressiveness, acne, memory disturbance, stretch marks, tremor, tachycardia, depression 3.9 1.2/2.1 134
K7 Clitoral enlargement, voice change, menstrual disorders, acne, mood changes, depression, lost hair head 4.3 1.9/2.0 134
K8 Clitoral enlargement, voice change, mood swings, stretch marks, reduced breast 3.2 0.7/2.2 128