30 Sep 2009
No. Lidex is a corticosteroid not an anabolic steroid.
Corticosteroids are used to treat inflammatory and allergic conditions.
Anabolic steroids are synthetic substances related to the male sex hormones (androgens). They promote growth of skeletal muscle and are used by athletes to boost strength and enhance physical performance (anabolic effect) and the development of male sexual characteristics (androgenic effects).
Confusion often results when corticosteroids are mistaken for anabolic steroids.
See also: http://www.drugs.com/mtm/lidex.html
- Lidex Information for Consumers
- Lidex Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lidex (detailed)
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Any harmful side effects or does the potency of the Lidex simply diminish?
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doctore prescribed me a generic to lidex that does not work. Have swelling, redness, itichy skin. Mother had this issue and she said that lidex was ...
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I was given these topical ointments years ago, but I can remember if it was for hypopigmentation or dark sun spots.
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