Oxandrolone – description of the drug, dosage and comments


Oxandrolone effect is to increase the amount of growth hormone produced in each cycle of selection, while the drug itself does not change the duration of the discharge cycle or half lives of hormone.

Oxandrolone is often used as a growth stimulant in the treatment of children (boys) who are lagging behind in physical development. A study in Italy showed that in these patients oxandrolone as effective as drugs growth hormone. The study of French scientists found that the substance of the superior efficiency of growth hormone in the treatment of girls with Turner syndrome – one of the reasons for delay in physical development. In obese individuals, oral oxandrolone contributed to a decrease in the mass of subcutaneous fat in the abdominal area is more effective than testosterone enanthate or exercise, cardio training.

Oxandrolone effect is to increase the amount of growth hormone produced in each cycle of selection, while the drug itself does not change the duration of the discharge cycle or half lives of hormone.


2.5 mg of total positively alter nitrogen balance in the body. Doses taken bodybuilders range from 0.125 mg to 2.5 mg per 1 kg of body weight. Research does not support the increased efficacy of doses greater than 1.1 mg / kg, and European coach bodybuilding find the optimal dose of 0.25 to 0.5 mg / kg. Many bodybuilders male reported significant improvements in performance and power reduction processes when taking 30 to 80 mg oxandrolone per day. Women take about half of the male dose.

Positive Effects

Oxandrolone is used in many areas – in competitive bodybuilding, in sports where athletes are divided into weight classes, cycling and strength sports. In the area of ??strength training oxandrolone recognized as the most effective drug for increasing strength among those that are dosed in milligrams.

He is considered the best stimulant for creatine in muscle tissue, but this argument has no scientific evidence.

Low levels of androgenic effects while taking the drug made him popular among female athletes, particularly among women bodybuilders.

Oxandrolone has almost no toxic effects on the liver, even at high doses – 80 mg per day. It is prescribed even to patients suffering from liver cirrhosis.

Oxandrolone does not suppress the functioning of the gonads and the pituitary gland in men. There is no evidence that it suppresses the production of testosterone and sperm, so osandrolon often take between courses. Many bodybuilders steroids could refuse, going to receive 30 mg oxandrolone per day and gradually reducing the dose to 2.5 mg once every five days to as long as restore the natural production of testosterone by the body, training of hands.

Bodybuilders find it an excellent drug for the preparation for a competition. Athletes report that compared to other steroids achieved with taking oxandrolone results are stored for much longer.

This is one of a small number of anabolic steroids, which does not lead to the premature closure of bone epiphysis in children.

Since Oxandrolone does not cause the formation of estrogen (known as “aromatization” steroids), there is no need to take along with him Tamoxifen, Proviron or Cytadren.

Side effects

The drug has more negative effects on blood lipids than is usually stated in the literature.

In women receiving doses greater than 15 mg per day, the drug can cause facial hair growth, deepening of the voice, clitoral hypertrophy, and skin rashes.

A very small percentage taking oxandrolone reported gastro disorders such as feeling of heaviness in the stomach, loss of appetite, nausea and diarrhea.

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