Oxandrolone is a synthetic steroid. It has a very long history. It was invented in the 1960s. It was originally widely used in medicine. Because of its mild moderate action and the fact that it was suitable for use in women and children. The main task of the drug in medicine, they treated exhaustion, recovery from injuries, operations, severe and long-lasting diseases. Since the 80s, the drug began to be widely used in heavy sports, including boxing, bodybuilding, lifting weights.
The drug is mostly taken by athletes both solo and as a course in combination with other steroids. The second regimen of taking the drug is more and more common due to its greater effectiveness. The main beneficial effects of the drug are its fat burning properties. Of course, it is carried out alone in order to improve the relief of the body. The total duration of the course is from 6 to 8 weeks. At the end of the course, it is necessary to start the course after the course of therapy. This is done in order to reduce the likelihood of symptoms and side effects, as well as to eliminate the drug from the body. The best and most effective drug, as in other cases, is Tamoxifen. Start taking it after the end of the course of therapy begins two weeks before the end of the course. For greater effectiveness, it is necessary to observe a special diet, as well as to take a sports nutrition complex. Before taking the drug, regardless of the course, be sure to undergo a medical examination to detect prostate disease and liver disease, as the drug is not recommended for use.
Despite the relatively mild action of the drug, you should start taking it with small doses - 20 mg per week. It is better to take the drug in two stages: first taking it in the morning, lunch after lunch. This promotes better absorption of the drug. After a week, the dose is doubled - up to 40 mg per day. Do not abuse the drug. The dose can be increased for experienced athletes, but not more than 80 mg per day. At the same time, as the dose increases, the number of intakes should also be increased. In this case, it is optimal to take the drug in three steps. In the absence of side effects and adverse events, the drug can be taken for 5-6 weeks. During the course of therapy after taking tamoxifen the dose should not exceed 10 mg per day. Do not forget that in parallel is taking the main drug, so the dose of tamoxifen should be observed strictly.
The undeniable advantage of the drug, unlike many other similar drugs, is that it does not have a toxic effect on the human liver. However, there are some side effects, especially in the case of an overdose of the drug. For example, the drug can suppress testosterone production. In turn, this will lead to erectile dysfunction, decreased libido. Nausea, appetite disorders, headaches, blood pressure disorders can also appear.
Despite the above side effects, the drug is considered one of the safest steroids on the market. Its advantage is that it does not retain water in the body, so the athlete can not worry about the sudden appearance of gynecomastia.
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