Anabolic steroids are synthetic variations of the male sex hormone testosterone. The proper term for these compounds is anabolic-androgenic steroids. "Anabolic" refers to muscle building, and "androgenic" refers to increased male sex characteristics. Some common names for anabolic steroids are Gear, Juice, Roids, and Stackers.

National Institute on Drug Abuse - Steroids

Printed from the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy website on August 04, 2021 at 9:06pm.