**DHEA: Benefits, Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Warnings?** Other names: dehydroepiandrosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone, DHEA sulfate, DHEA-S, déshydroisoandrostérone, dehydroisoandrosterone, prasterone, anabolic steroid. Warning. In Canada, DHEA is considered an anabolic substance. Its import and sale are not permitted without exception. See ... type) in both sexes. 4 And as we know, menopause, it can happen to postmenopausal women in the absence of any hormonal supplement.