Which medications in the drug class Anabolic steroids are used in the treatment of Turner Syndrome?

Updated: Mar 19, 2021
  • Author: Maala S Daniel, MBBS; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, MS, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Anabolic steroids

This is an adjuvant for growth hormone therapy.

Oxandrolone (Oxandrin, Anavar)

Of limited use. Some endocrinologists recommend use in patients diagnosed in their teens to achieve a maximum adult height quickly. When used, often combined with growth hormone to allow a lower dose, thus decreasing the potential for adverse effects.


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