Dianabol (Methandienone)- Profile, Dosage & Side Effects
Posted by cpaddon on December 16, 2016
Dianabol (Methandrostenolone) is the most popular oral steroid on the market. Initially, it was designed for treatment of burns and overall tone improvement in women. Now, it is mostly used by bodybuilders and other athletes to gain muscle mass.
Dianabol is recommended for men who are over 21 years old and have no contraindications, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, prostatic hypertrophy, liver disease and other.
It is a testosterone derived steroid. There is also an injection form of Methandrostenolone but pills are more often used. Dianabol’s main effect is quick muscle mass gain, due to the activation of protein synthesis, glycogenesis.
- Increased power performance
- Increased appetite
- Slight fat loss
- Strengthening of bone system
- Relatively weak androgenic activity (50% as compared to testosterone)
There are few side effects that might occur due to improper use of the steroid, however, they all can be prevented and fixed. Some of them are:
- Hepatotoxicity (The drug has moderate toxic effect on the liver, as it is a methyl group in the 17α position. However, there are medicines that are used to avoid hepatotoxicity, such as Kars, Essentiale, Liv-52)
- Water retention
- Increased blood pressure
Remember, if you use recommended doses and include aromatase inhibitors in your cycle, you shouldn’t experience any side effects.
Also, for a better result, many experiences athletes suggest to include some other anabolic steroids in the cycle. The best are: Testosterone, Sustanon, Trenbolone, Nandrolone. You shouldn’t use Dianabol without adding at least therapeutic doses of testosterone.
Choose your steroid cycle