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Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs)- A Mini-Review


  • Michael AB Naafs

    (Department of Endocrinology, International Health Consultancy, Netherlands)


Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) were discovered in the late 1990’s.They may have an application in treatments of various diseases, including muscle wasting, cancer cachexia, breast cancer, osteoporosis, andropause and sarcopenia. In this minireview the development, pharmacodynamics, and the phase 1 and 2 trial results of the SARMs are discussed with a special emphasis on the illicit use of the SARMs.

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  • Michael AB Naafs, 2018. "Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs)- A Mini-Review," Open Access Journal Of Reproductive System And Sexual Disorders, Lupine Publishers, LLC, vol. 1(1), pages 20-26, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:abr:oajrsd:v:1:y:2018:i:1:p:20-26
    DOI: 10.32474/OAJRSD.2018.01.000103

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