Man-made substances used to treat conditions caused by low levels of steroid hormones in the body and misused to enhance athletic and sexual performance and physical appearance.

Street Names: Gear, Gym Candy, Juice, Pumpers, Roids, Stacking

Possible Health Effects: Builds muscles, improved athletic performance. Acne, fluid retention (especially in the hands and feet), oily skin, yellowing of the skin, infection.

Anabolic steroids. Young woman injects steroids.