Anabolic steroids are controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act as class C drugs, and some of the most commonly used drugs in this category include (but are not limited to):
- Oxandrolone (Anavar, Oxavar)
Using steroids can have physical and mental health risks, for example: high blood pressure, increased risk of heart attacks, erectile dysfunction, severe acne, increased aggression. See the full list of banned substances here.
How is this drug taken?
Anabolic steroids are usually injected into the muscle, but can also be taken as tablets or as creams or gels that are applied to the skin.