(Hemogenin, Anapolon 50, and Oxitosona 50)
The strongest oral steroids you can buy. This
is an excellent steroids for both strength and weight gains but it
does not come without a price (both in actual cost and side
effects). Most users of this steroids report getting gyno about 50%
of the time. This baby is very hard on the body and there is major
water weight gain. Most of the gains that you will get on Anadrol 50
will go away after you get off of it. This is pretty hard to take
when you take into account how much it costs and the long-term side
effects. This is an oral steroids with the evil 17 alpha-alkyl molecule
witch makes it so effective but also so toxic. Anadrol should be
used with an anti estrogen like nolvadex or proviron to prevent
bitch tits and not for more than 4 weeks. Description: 50 mgs/tab,
100 tab bottles.
Effective Dose: 50 - 100 mgs/day
Street Price: 3 usd/tab
Dose 1 - 5 mg/kg/day.
Each tab contains 50 mg of steroids.
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This comes in tablet or capsules
form. One of the
best for promoting strength gains without looking like a
because of the water retention. This steroids is also great
muscle hardness (precontest). No gyno problems because of
of aromitization. Anavar is very hard to get since it was
market until recently when it was made available for AIDS
It is expensive. This drug is not used for mass. It used for
strength gains and muscle hardness. This is a very safe
steroids that promote protein anabolism. This drug is very
amongst the women's bodybuilding circuit as well as the
fitness circuit. This steroids is very mild and is
This means it will literally not aromatize under most normal
conditions (much like primabolon). Anavar does not produce
retention it's primarily used in conjunction with other
This drug considered to be very safe. Anavar is widely used
powerlifters, and many women like to use it because of its
structure, Anavar won't aromatize. This drug is most
for its ability of promoting a lean and hard look; unlike
most steroids that aromatize easily and create a smooth bloated
look, Anavar will not. Anavar does not suppress testosterone production
its good for tapering and you will not have to use HCG or Clomid
after a cycle. People usually use this drug in a cutting cycle.
Description : (2,5 mg per tablet) 100/bottle. Generic
tabs/caps come in 5, 10 mg too.
Effective Dose: 7.5-15 mg/day
Street Price: 3 USD/tab
Stacking Info: This is
not for bulk cycles. It would be great stacked with testosterone such as Sustanon 250 or Cypionate.
Dose : For men: 20 - 80 mg per day
For women: 10 - 20 mg.
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(not a steroids).
A popular drug for cutting up. It
was originally created for asthma patients. But bodybuilders find it
has the ability to promote fat loss. Clenbuterol is a very
interesting and remarkable compound. It is not a steroids hormone but
a beta-2-symphatomimetic. Its effects, however, can by all means be
compared to those of steroids.
Clenbuterol can cause a
solid, highly qualitative muscle growth which goes hand in hand with
a significant strength gain. Clenbuterol, above all, has a strong
anticatabolic effect, which means it decreases the rate at which
protein is reduced in the muscle cell, consequently causing an
enlargement of muscle cells.
For this reason, numerous
athletes use Clenbuterol after steroids treatment to balance the
resulting catabolic phase and thus obtain maximum strength and
muscle mass. A further aspect of Clenbuterol is its distinct
fat-burning effect. Clenbuterol burns fat without dieting because it
increases the body temperature slightly, forcing the body to burn
fat for this process.
Due to the higher body temperature
Clenbuterol magnifies the effect of anabolic/androgenic steroids
taken simultaneously, since the protein processing is increased.
Athletes usually take 5 - 7 tablets, 100 - 140 mcg per day for women
80 - 100 mcg/day are usually sufficient, It is important that the
athlete begin by taking only one tablet on the first day and then
increasing the dosage by one tablet each of the following days until
the desired maximum dosage is reached.
The compound is
usually taken over a period of 8 - 10 weeks. Since Clenbuterol is not
a hormone compound it has no side effects typical of anabolic
steroids. For this reason it is also liked by women. Side effects
are of a temporary nature and usually subside after 8 - 10 days,
despite continuation of the product. Reports of side effects are
shaky hands, insomnia, appetite loss etc.
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(not a steroids).
Since it is a synthetic estrogen it belongs, however,
to the group of sex hormones. In school medicine Clomid is normally
used to trigger ovulation. Clomid also has a strong influence on the
hypothalamohypophysial testicular axis. It stimulates the
hypo-physis to release more gonadotropin so that a faster and higher
re-lease of FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) and LH (luteinizing
hormone) occurs. This results in an elevated endogenous (body's own)
Clomid is especially effective when the
body's own testosterone production, due to the intake of
anabolic/androgenic steroids, is suppressed. In most cases Clomid
can normalize the testosterone level and the spermatogenesis (sperm
development) within 10- 14 days. For this reason Clomid is primarily
taken after steroids are discontinued.
At this time it is
extremely important to bring the testosterone production to a normal
level as quickly as possible so that the loss of strength and muscle
mass is minimized. Even better results can be achieved if Clomid is
combined with HCG or when Clomid is used after the intake of HCG.
Paradoxically, although Clomid is a synthetic estrogen it
also works as an antiestrogen. The reason is that Clomid has only a
very low estrogenic effect and thus the stronger estrogens which,
for example, form during the aromatization of steroids, are blocked
at the recep-tors.
These would include those that develop
during the aromatizing of steroids. This does not prevent the
steroids from aromatizing but the increased estrogen is mostly
deactivated since it cannot at-tach to the receptors.
increased water retention and the possible signs of feminization can
thus be reduced or even completely avoided. Since the antiestrogenic
effect of Clomid is lower than those found in Proviron, Nolvadex,
and Teslac it is mainly taken as a testosterone stimulant.
Clomid is a medication that promotes the production of the
body's own stimulating hormone, gonadotropin, which in turn
increases the testosterone level. It is, for example, administered
to women as a so-called antiestrogen to trigger ovulation
Possible side effects are
climacteric hot flashes and occasional visual disturbances which can
manifest themselves in blurred vision, giving flickering or
flashing. Should visual disturbances occur, the manufacturer
recommends discontinuing Clomid treatment.
Clomid multiple pregnancies are possible as well. As for the dosage,
50-100 mg/day (1 -2 tablets) seems to be sufficient. The tablets are
usually taken with fluids after meals.
If several tablets
are taken it is recommended that they be administered in equal doses
distributed through-out the day. The duration of intake should not
exceed 10 to 14 days.
Most athletes begin with 100 mg/day,
taking one 50 mg tablet every morning and evening after meals. After
the fifth day the dosage is often reduced to only one 50 mg tablet
per day It is normally not necessary to take the compound for more
than ten days in order to increase the endogenous testosterone
Since Clomid should not be taken for a prolonged
time its application as an antiestrogen must be excluded because,
for that purpose, it would have to be taken for several weeks.
Clomid is relatively expensive. Side effects of Clomid are very rare
if reasonable dosages are taken.
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Cytomel is a synthetic thyroid hormone (Type T-3).
There are two main types of synthetic thyroid hormones that are
available being this and Synthroid (T-4). This product is regarded
as the stronger of the two products (it is 4-5 times stronger than
This product works by increasing the synthesis
of protein, carbohydrates, and fats as well as RNA in the body
thereby increasing your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate). Bodybuilders
love this product for many reasons.
This product is an
excellent fat burner since your metabolism is greatly increased
while being on it. You can afford to be a little sloppier on
precontest dieting since it will still burn fat when you are taking
in a lot of calories since your metabolism is going haywire.
Step over Ripped Fuel, E/C/A stack, Thermadrine. When taken
with clenbuterol, this is the single best fat burning combination
that is available today (with the possible exception of DNP). It
also helps to make steroids more effective since it is such a good
aid for protein synthesis. Most people need to be careful to start
with a low dosage, about 25 mcgs. per day and increase by about one
tab or 25 mcgs. per day every 5-6 days.
Make sure that you
don't go over 100 mcgs. per day at the very most. On days that you
take multiple tabs, divide the tabs evenly across the day (i.e. 100
mcgs. would be 4 doses of 25 mcgs. apiece spread evenly across the
day.) You also need to make sure that you cycle down off this
product as well to keep the thyroid functioning properly as well.
Don't take for more than 5 weeks at a time as well.
doing a cycle of this drug, make sure you go at least 8 weeks before
doing it again as to allow normal thyroid functioning to return.
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200 mg/ml, 10 ml or 20 ml
This is an injectable steroids that is a derivative of
19-Nortestosterone. This product is a favorite to almost all
steroids users. Nandrolone is the most
widely used and available steroids world wide. We can call it the
father of injectable steroids that still been used and produced.
Nandrolone (Deca) is a moderate androgen, highly anabolic
preparation. It is an excellent drug for promoting
size and strength gains. It has minimal liver toxicity and only
aromatizes in excessive dosages.
Nandrolone does have an effect on the
body's natural hormone axis yet it is not nearly as pronounced as it
is with drugs like testosterone. This steroids has been used for
cutting and for bulking. Athletes have stacked it with almost
every drug and reported positive results. It seems to be an
excellent base drug on any cycle. Nandrolone can be used by almost all
athletes, with positive results and very few side effects. Deca has
gained a reputation as being somewhat of an alleviator of sore
joints and tendons. Athletes report that sore shoulders, knees
and/or elbows are somehow without pain on the Deca cycle. It will
not damage connective tissue, i.e. elbows, knees (Big problem
amongst heavy steroids users). Deca does not effect the immune
system, (unlike testosterone)
Nandrolone does not aromatize easily. It can help
impotence! Gives the body a lean hard look. This steroids has very
few side effects. This drug dramatically improves nitrogen retention
and recuperation time between workouts. Unfortunately, Deca has very
stubborn metabolites, it can be detected in the body after 18 month
discontinued use. This, in combination with the number of athletes
using it, has contributed to its showing up on more steroids tests
than any other compound. For this reason, any athlete that has the
potential of being subjected to a steroids test should not be using
Nandrolone (Deca). For those whose worries do not include
steroids testing, it
remains the number one choice.
The average dosage for men is in
the area of 200 - 400 mg per week; for women 50 - 100 mg per week.
200 - 800mg every 7 to 14 days
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(Methandrostenolone) 5 mg Tablet
Brand names: Anabol, Reforvit-B, Trinergic, Anabolex,
Pronabol, Bionabol, Methandon, Danabol, Metabolina, Nerobol.
Description: (Injected: 25 mg/ml,
10 ml vials) (Oral: 10 or 5 mgs/tab)
Regarded by many
athletes as being one of the most effective oral steroids ever
produced. It was not known as the "Breakfast of Champions" for
nothing. Dianabol is still one of the most effective strength and
size building oral steroids probably second only to Anadrol 50 but
it is not as harsh on the system as Anadrol is. You still get the
water retention problems though. Reforvit is an injectable Dianabol,
containing 25mg/ml of the substance. A 50 ml bottle contains the
equivalent of 250 tablets and sells for a reasonable price. The cool
thing about Reforvit is that you can drink it as well as inject it
without too much of a loss in effectiveness.
Ciba's old brand name for 5mg Methandrostenolone tablets, has
always been one of the most popular anabolic steroids available.
Dianabol's popularity stems from it's almost immediate and very
strong anabolic effects. 4 - 5 tablets a day is enough to give almost
anybody dramatic results. Along with strong anabolic effects comes
the usual androgen side effects. Dianabol converts to estrogen, so
gyno and water retention may be a problem although are usually dose
related Aggression may be increased, and users often report an
overall sense of well being.
The fact that Dianabol has been off the
U.S. market for almost 10 years has not at all stopped its use and
remains the most popularly used black market oral steroids in the
U.S. Most users opt to take this orally as it is just as effective
as tablets. The pink Thai tablets are most popular and athlets
favorites. These ship in quantities of 500 and 1000 only, so they
are almost always broken up and sold. Methandon is also available in
Thailand, but much less popular than the Anabol tabs.
Methandrostenolone was a very popular drug in the 70's, and still
is. It is a 17 alpha-alkyl based steroids which produces dramatic
strength and size gains. This is also a very toxic drug. This drug
is probably the reason for Arnolds muscles, he loved a combination
of primobolin Depot and Dianabol.
Stacking Info: Great with almost any drug for bulking
reason like Deca-Durabolan, Sustanon, Equipoise, Testosterone.
Dose: (Injected: 50 - 100 mg/week), (Orals: 20-30 mg/day)
Street Price: (Injected: $80), (Oral: $0.50/tab)
Dose 15-35mg per day
Top 5 steroids:
#2 Sustanon 250
Testosterone's (Cyp most popular, Enant, Prop, and Susp)
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Equipoise: Brand Names: Boldebal-H, Equipoise, Ganabol,
Maxi-Gan, Pace, Sybolin, Vebonol,
Description: 50 mg/ml 10,
50, 100, and 250! ml vials. Boldenone undecyclenate is a very
popular steroids. Equipoise is a highly anabolic, moderately
androgenic steroids. For this very reason, it is typically taken in a
stack with other steroids like testosterone if you are on a mass
cycle or perhaps with winstrol if you are on a cutting cycle.
The main benefit of taking equipoise is that it increases
protein synthesis in the muscle cells. This effect is very similar
to what you would experience while taking anavar. Equipoise gives
you slower but much more high quality gains in muscle as opposed to
the normal "quick" muscle gains that you would expect from a
testosterone. This is not a steroids to take on its own and expect 20
lbs. in 6 weeks. It is just not going to happen.
expect around 3 weeks before you start seeing results and they are
not going to be staggering, but will be "more permanent" than any
gains you would get from any of the multiple testosterones that are
available. This steroids stays active in the system longer than most
of the testosterones as well. This makes equipoise a poor choice if
you run the possibility of being drug tested.
there is a low amount of aromitization and secondly there is very
little water retention while taking equipoise. This makes equipoise
a good precontest steroids. Equipoise is well known to give a good
increase in the pumps you get while working out. This is caused from
the increase in red blood cells that you will experience while
taking this steroids. Equipoise is also well known to help cause a
dramatic increase in appetite. When taken with a good mass building
steroids like dianabol, this is a sure formula for successful gains
in muscle mass.
Side Effects: Equipoise is generally a
little safer to take than the testosterones, but you will tend to
feel ill for a few days after injection. This ill feeling is similar
to flu-like symptoms and will go away after a few days. This side
effect is similar to what people feel when taking Sustanon 250 as
well. Other known side effects consist of: nausea, leukopenia,
symptoms resembling a peptic ulcer, acne, sleeplessness, chills,
vomiting, diarrhea, hypertension, prolonged blood clotting time,
increase in libido.
Females had reported: menstrul
irregularities, post-menopausal bleeding, increased sex drive,
swelling of the breasts, hoarseness or deepening of the voice, and
enlargement of the clitoris. Men had reported: acne, gynocomastia,
and increased aggression.
Effective Dose: 150 - 300 mg/week.
Equipoise shots are typically taken twice a week.
Stacking Info: Muscle hardness
enhanced with Parabolan, Halotestin, or Winstrol, for mass stack it
with Anadrol, Dianabol, or Sostenon 250.
Price: $60 per 10 ml. Equipoise is a bit expensive on the
black market and counterfeits are plentiful. Equipoise always has a
slight yellow color as well.
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The use of exogenous sources of Growth
Hormone has been popular in the United States for almost 8 years
now. Originally, pituitary glands of cadavers. Ascellacrin and
Crescormon were the two most popular brand names on this original
GH. While production was under way on the synthetic, recombinant DNA
versions of this drug, it was discovered that the biologically
active form was associated with the formation of a rare brain virus
called Creutzveldt Jacob Disease. This was a fatal virus that
afflicted a very small number of GH users, none of whom were
athletes. In light of this discovery, the FDA removed all of these
natural GH versions from the market in the United States. Luckily,
the synthetic recombinant versions were approved by the FDA a short
time afterwards. These versions were developed after years of
experiments with amino acid chains. The first of these versions was
patented and produced by Genentech Labs with the brand name
Protropin. A short time later, another form of synthetic growth
Hormone gained FDA approval. It was produced by Eli Lilly Labs and
brand named Humatrope. This product was allowed to be patented
because it was shown to be unique in that it contained a slightly
different amino acid chain than the Protropin. The difference was
that Humatrope had 191 amino acid chains in sequence and Protropin
had 192. For some very complicated reasons, the 191 amino acid
configuration has been shown to be more effective. It had been
speculated that these synthetic versions of GH would greatly improve
the cost effectiveness of using GH, yet that has not been the case.
An athlete who wants to do a cycle of GH can still expect to be out
as much as a month. There are numerous versions of Growth Hormone
available in Europe, the majority of which are made up of the 191
amino acid sequence. There is even a form of the original human
extract Growth Hormone, called Grorm which is available in a few
countries. Although this drug is indicated for the treatment of
pituitary deficient dwarfism, it has been used extensively by
athletes who are attempting to alter their body composition. Growth
Hormone itself, is an endogenous hormone produced by the pituitary
gland. It exists at especially high levels during the teen years
when it promotes growth of almost all tissues. It also contributes
to the deposition of protein and promotes the breakdown of fat for
use as energy. As the body reaches full maturation, the endogenous
levelsof GH are substantially deminished. After this, GH is still
present in the body but at a substantially lower level where it
continues to aid in protein synthesis, RNA and DNA reactions and the
conversion of body fat to energy. By introducing an exogenous source
of this hormone, athletes are hoping to promote these effects,
causing the body to deposit more muscle tissue while at the same
time reducing body fat stores.
On paper, GH should work
exceptionally well; however, it does not seem to be delivering up to
its potential. Most athletes who have experimented with this product
end up being disappointed. There is some evidence that exogenous
sources of GH are being destroyed by antibodies which appear after
the introduction of the synthetic compound. Although the 191 amino
acid sequence versions have been shown to produce less of an
antibody reaction, they are still not yielding consistent results. I
have speculated as to whether the introduction of exogenous GH would
yield an appreciable degree of efficacy simply due to the fact that
the body does not have sufficient receptor affinity to GH in the
post-teen years. A number of athletes claim that GH is not that
effective on its own, but in a stack with steroids it can do
remarkable things. Perhaps there is some type of actual synegism
created by the concomitant use of these two agents. Empirical data
suggests that the efficacy of GH is dose related and that the
majority of users may not have been taking enough of it to get
Despite speculation concerning its
efficacy, syntheric GH is being used by thousands of elite athletes.
These include men and women bodybuilders, strength athletes, as well
as a multitude of Olympic competitors. Although Growth Hormone is
banned by athletic committees, there is no method for the detection
of it which allows drug tested competitors to use this product
freely without any ramifications. Adverse reactions to GH use are
rare but technically could involve acromegaly (elongation of the
feet, forehead and hands). Other possible side effects involve
overgrowth of the elbows or jaw, thickening of the skin and a type
There are numerous counterfeit versions of this
product which are merely cashing in on the drug's mystique and high
price tag. The legitimate versions must be refrigerated at all
times, before and after they are reconstituted.
dosages, seem to be in the area of 2 I.U., 2 - 7 times a week.
Cycle length is usually determined by how long the athlete
can afford it. Some take the product for 6 week cycles, others use
it year round. Legitimate GH is hard to find, when it does show up,
it sells for as much as for 4 I.U.
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(Human Chorionic Gonadotropin)
Pregnyl by Organon. 5,000 to 20,000 IU
(International Units) per 10 ml vials. This drug is not a steroids
but it is widely used in athletics today. HCG is a natural protein
hormone secreted by the human placenta and purified form the urine
of pregnant women. This hormone is not a natural male hormone but
mimics the natural hormone LH (Luetinising Hormone) almost
identically. This LH stimulates the production of testosterone by
the testis in males. Thus HCG sends the same message and results in
increased testosterone production by the testis due to HCG's effect
on the leydig cells of the testis. Normally this HCG is used to
treat women with certain ovarian disorders and it is used to
stimulate the testis of men who may be hypogonadal.
use HCG to increase the body's own natural production of
testosterone which is often depressed by long term steroids use. Also
when steroids are used in high dosages they can cause false signals
to the hypothalamus that results in a depressed signal to the
testicles. Over a period of weeks of this depressed signal the
testicles ability to respond to any signal from the pituitary
becomes very weak, which results in testicular atrophy. To avoid
this athletes will use HCG to keep an artificial signal going to the
testis and preventing testicular atrophy.
HCG raises serum testosterone very quickly. A rise in testosterone
firs appears in about two hours after injecting HCG. The second peak
occurs about two to four days later. HCG therapy has been found to
be very effective in the prevention of testicular atrophy and to use
the body's own biochemical stimulating mechanisms to increase plasma
testosterone level during training. Some steroids users find that
they have some of their best strength and size gains while using HCG
in conjunction with the steroids. This may wee be due to the facts
that the body has high level of natural androgens as well as the
artificial steroids hormones at that time.
The optimal dosage
for an athlete using HCG has never been established, but it is
thought hat a single shot of 1000 to 2000 IU per week will get the
desired results. Cycles on the HCG should be kept down to three
weeks at a time with an off cycle of at least a month in between.
For example, one might use the HCG for two to three weeks in the
middle of a cycle, and for two or three weeks at the end of a cycle.
It has been speculated that the prolonged use of HCG could repress
the body's own production of gonadotropins permanently. This is why
the short cycles are the best way to go.
The side effects
from HCG use include gynecomastia, water retention, and an increase
in sex drive, mood alterations, headaches, and high blood pressure.
HCG raises androgen levels in males by up to 400% but it also raises
estrogen levels dramatically as well. This is why it can cause a
real case of gynecomastia if dosages get too elevated for that
person. Another side effect seen from HCG use is morning sickness
(nausea and vomiting).
There have been no cases of overdose
complications with the use of HCG nor have there been any associated
carcinomas, liver or renal impairment. HCG was at one point looked
at to see if it could carry the AIDS virus, due to the fact that it
is biologically active, but the latest word is that this could not
be possible in any way. So we see how HCG be used by athletes to
avoid some of the problems associated with abruptly stopping a
This product is also not picked up on
tests, so some athletes use it to keep androgen levels high before a
contest that has drug testing. HCG must be refergerated after it is
mixed together, and it then has a life of about 10 weeks. It is
taken intramuscularly only; this drug is often available by order of
a physician if you show symptoms of hypogonadism. It is hard to find
on the black market.
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Description: Comes in 50 ml vials. This product is a
freeze dried white powder that requires refrigeration and is light
sensitive. This powder is supposed to be reconstituted with bacteriostatic water to equal an amount of 50
ml. IGF-1 or
insulin-like growth factor 1 is a structural homologue of insulin
that exhibits insulin-like activity. IGF-1 is synthesized in the
liver and it is bound to carrier proteins that determine it's
biological actions. IGF-1 is also the peptide through which growth
hormone exerts most of its growth promoting effects. If you raise GH
levels in the body, IGF-1 levels will also rise.
have an effect on insulin production in the body. It will lead to a
decrease in insulin secretion which at the same time increase
insulin sensitivity. IGF-1 is chemically the same as insulin but it
is also somewhat different. IGF-1 does not seem to regulate glucose
levels in the body like insulin does though.
As far as
bodybuilders are concerned, IGF-1 has several good effects. It
enhances nitrogen balance while simultaneously promoting fat loss.
Bodybuilders are claiming a 5% drop in bodyfat per month and huge
increases in strength. It also seems to lower LDL cholesterol. IGF-1
also normalizes hypoglycemia and hyperinsulinemia. It stimulates DNA
synthesis and cell multiplication. It might stimulate red-blood cell
production thereby increasing endurance. This action would be
similar to what EPO does for the body as well (see EPO description).
It is about 3 times less effective in this process as EPO in that
EPO has been used for years to increase oxygen
utilization efficiency. Bodybuilders have also found that IGF-1
reacts synergistically with long duration testosterone's as well.
Testosterone enanthate increases serum IGF-1 levels in the body up
When taken on its own, IGF-1 has a short half life.
As is, the active duration is only about 10 minutes in the body.
Binding proteins added to the compound seem to extend the half-life
dramatically. When coupled with IGFBP-3 (IGF binding protein-3), the
half-life is extended to between 6 and 16 hours which is a much more
usable time duration. This product is very hard to get ahold of as
well. Most people will probably never even see a vial of this stuff.
It is only made by three pharmaceutical companies in the world. To
get some of this, you have to be either a research student or know
someone who knows someone, who knows someone....if you can find it,
IGF-1 will cost you between $200 - $800 per bottle for 50 ml.
It is commonly stacked with insulin, growth hormone, and any and
Effective Dose: 1/10 - 1/2 ml every other day.
Street Price: $200 - $800 per 50 ml vial.
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Description: This description was taken directly from
Brian Raupp's Anabolix Research page since this drug is so dangerous
and his description is by far the most comprehensive that I have
found on the internet.
Insulin is a hormone produced in the
pancreas which helps to regulate glucose levels in the body.
Medically, it is typically used in the treatment of diabetes.
Recently, insulin has become quite popular among bodybuilders due to
the anabolic effect it can offer. With well-timed injections,
insulin will help to bring glycogen and other nutrients to the
In America, regular human insulin is available
without a prescription by the name of Humulin R by Eli Lilly and
Company. It costs about for a 10 ml vial with a strength of 100 IU
per ml. Eli Lilly and Company also produces 5 other insulin
formulations, but none of these should be used by bodybuilders.
Humulin R is the safest because it takes effect quickly and has the
shortest duration of activity. The other insulin formulations remain
active for a longer time period and can put the user in an
unexpected state of hypoglycemia.
Hypoglycemia occurs when
blood glucose levels are too low. It is a commonand potentially
fatal reaction experienced by insulin users. Before an athlete
begins taking insulin, it is critical that he understands the
warning signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia. The following is a list
of symptoms which may indicate a mild to moderate hypoglycemia:
hunger, drowsiness, blurred vision, depressive mood, dizziness,
sweating, palpitation, tremor, restlessness, tingling in the hands,
feet, lips, or tongue, lightheadedness, inability to concentrate,
headache, sleep disturbances, anxiety, slurred speech, irritability,
abnormal behavior, unsteady movement, and personality changes. If
any of these warning signs should occur, an athlete should
immediately consume a food or drink containing sugar such as a candy
bar or carbohydrate drink. This will treat a mild to moderate
hypoglycemia and prevent a severe state of hypoglycemia.
Severe hypoglycemia is a serious condition that may require
medical attention. Symptoms include disorientation, seizure,
unconsciousness, and death. Insulin is used in a wide variety of
Most athletes choose to use it immediately after a
workout. Dosages used are usually 1 IU per 10-20 pounds of lean
bodyweight. First-time users should start at a low dosage and
gradually work up. For example, first begin with 2 IU and then
increase the dosage by 1 IU every consecutive workout. This will
allow the athlete to safely determine a dosage. Insulin dosages can
vary significantly among athletes and are dependent upon insulin
sensitivity and the use of other drugs. Athletes using growth
hormone and thyroid will have higher insulin requirements, and
therefore, will be able to handle higher dosages.
should be injected subcutaneously only with a U-100 insulin syringe.
Insulin syringes are available without a prescription in many
states. If the athlete can not purchase the syringes at a pharmacy,
he can mail order them or buy them on the black market. Using a
syringe other than a U-100 is dangerous since it will be difficult
to measure out the correct dosage. Subcutaneous insulin injections
are usually given by pinching a fold of skin in the abdomen area. To
speed up the effect of the insulin, many athletes will inject their
dose into the thigh or triceps.
Most athletes will bring
their insulin with them to the gym. Insulin should be refrigerated,
but it is all right to keep it in a gym bag as long as it is kept
away from excessive heat. Immediately after a workout, the athlete
will inject his dosage of insulin. Within the next fifteen minutes,
he should have a carbohydrate drink.
The athlete should
consume at least 10 grams of carbohydrates for every 1 IU of insulin
injected. Most athletes will also take creatine monohydrate with
their carbohydrate drink since the insulin will help to force the
creatine into the muscles. An hour or so after injecting insulin,
most athletes will eat a meal or consume a protein shake.
The carbohydrate drink and meal/protein shake are necessary.
Without them, blood sugar levels will drop dangerously low and the
athlete will most likely go into a state of hypoglycemia.
athletes will get sleepy after injecting insulin. This may be a
symptom of hypoglycemia, and an athlete should probably consume more
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temptation to go to bed since the insulin may take its peak effect
during sleep and significantly drop glucose levels. Being unaware of
the warning signs during his slumber, the athlete is at a high risk
of going into a state of severe hypoglycemia without anyone
realizing it. Humulin R usually remains active for only 4 hours with
a peak at about two hours after injecting. An athlete would be wise
to stay up for the 4 hours after injecting.
Insulin use can
not be detected during a drug test. For this reason, along with the
fact that it is cheap and readily available, insulin has become a
popular drug among the competitive athlete. However, before an
athlete attempts to use insulin, he should educate himself and make
himself aware of the consequences. One mistake in dosage or diet can
be potentially fatal.
Effective Dose: 1 IU per 10 - 20 lbs.
of body weight.
Level of Risk Associated with Insulin
The use of all drugs carries some risk along with
potential or perceived benefits, whether used for legitimate medical
reasons or for other purposes. Insulin carries some risk even when
used by an insulin dependent diabetic, as demonstrated by the
observation that some diabetics run into difficulties with their
treatment from time to time and often require assistance to
restabilize their medical condition and insulin requirements. If
used by a healthy non diabetic person in whom there is no natural
deficiency in insulin production or reduced insulin sensitivity and
in the absence of medical advice and monitoring, the risks may be
The major risk associated with
insulin is a physical state known as hypoglycemia or "low blood
sugar". This occurs when the level of glucose in the blood falls
below a certain level required for normal body function. If the
blood glucose level is substantially reduced below this normal level
and if this is not quickly corrected, there is a risk of
disorientation, collapse, coma, permanent brain damage and even
death. Exercise and reduced food intake decreases the body's need
for insulin and increases the risk of hypoglycemia associated with
non-medical use of insulin.
Individual variation: two
different people can respond in a very different way to a given dose
of insulin, even if they are of a similar height, weight and other
personal characteristics. The fact that a certain dose does not seem
to cause a problem for one person does not mean this will be so for
another. In addition, the response to insulin will also vary greatly
within any one individual over time, according to changes in one or
more of the above noted factors.
5-10 Units of a short
acting preparation may have little or no observable impact on
someone who eats a meal soon before or after but this dose could
cause hypoglycemia and collapse in a person who has not consumed
adequate food in close proximity to the time when the insulin begins
to take effect (insulin starts to take effect within 5-10 minutes if
injected by intra-muscular route and in 30-60 minutes if injected by
subcutaneous route). Foods with a high glycemic index will maintain
the blood glucose level for a short period of time, perhaps an hour
or so whilst those with a low glycemic index will provide for more
sustained glucose levels. Risk Reduction
Given the risks of using insulin for non medical purposes,
the best advice one can give is not use it in this way. Even the
body building magazines such as "Muscle Media 2000" advise: "If
you're thinking about using insulin, think twice - it's really
risky!"(3) However, if you are not persuaded by this advice and are
determined to pursue its use in the hope of achieving some
additional anabolic or other gains, you should take the following
Consider using the natural method of
raising your blood insulin level during workouts by consuming
glucose containing fluids at intervals during exercise. These fluids
may have a protein sparing effect and at the same time, will help
maintain keep your blood glucose and blood insulin levels. However,
if you decide to use insulin, you should
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the following advice:
Always use insulin in the presence of
someone else who knows about and understands the exact risks of
using insulin in this manner, so they are able to act quickly and
appropriately should something go wrong.
Always use a
sterile needle and syringe every time and a clean injecting
technique (e.g. don't touch the needle or the skin where you are
going to inject, with your fingers and don't breathe on or cough
over the injection site before or after injecting.)
that 1.0 ml of insulin contains one hundred International Units (100
IU), 0.1 ml of insulin contains ten (10) IU and 0.01 ml contains one
(1.0) IU. So take care in measuring out your insulin, it is very
Note that 0.01 ml is the volume contained in
the space between the smallest graduated markings on a 1.0 ml Terumo
Inject by the subcutaneous route
(injecting just under the skin and preferably in the abdominal area
or outer part of the upper thigh), not intramuscularly or
intravenously as using the latter routes can lead to a rapid rise in
blood insulin level and a sudden hypoglycemic episode. Alternate
your injection sites in order to minimize tissue damage
("lipoatrophy" or "lipohypertrophy").
Always use a short
acting, "regular" insulin (e.g. Actrapid, Insulin Neutral, Humulin
R, Hypurin Neutral) rather than a longer acting insulin preparation
(e.g. Semilente, Lente or Ultralente).
Use a human insulin
rather than an animal insulin preparation if possible (there is
little animal insulin available now).
Start with no more
than 5 IU (0.05 ml) of this short acting/ regular insulin
preparation and increase the dose gradually over a period of one
week, to a dose no higher than 20 IU (0.20 ml) per day. Doses above
this will expose you to progressively greater risk and most body
builders who use insulin believe there is no advantage in taking
doses higher than this. Anecdotal evidence amongst bodybuilders
suggests increased doses leads to excess bodyfat accumulation.
The writer would caution against users falling into the trap
of thinking: "If 20 units is good, 40 units will be twice as good"
or "Joe says he injected 20 units and it didn't affect him, so it
will be safe for me to inject 30 or 40 units". All drugs have a
therapeutic dose range and above this, may be toxic or even lethal.
If you are not diabetic, your body does not require
additional insulin and there is no therapeutic range for you. In
addition, people are different and often respond differently to
drugs. An individual may also respond differently to the same drug
in the same dose at different times, depending on a wide range of
factors such as their general health, alcohol or other drugs taken,
food eaten, exercise undertaken before, during or after drug
administration and so on.
Don't use a medium or long acting
insulin in the middle or latter part of the day, as you may very
well experience a hypoglycemic attack whilst you are asleep. If this
happens, neither you nor anyone else will be aware of or able to
respond to your urgent need for glucose, in order to prevent
possible serious harm.
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Close attention to diet is extremely important
in people using insulin, whether this is for legitimate medical
purposes or for other reasons. You can reduce your risk by consuming
an adequate amount and mixture of high and low G.I. carbohydrate
foods and drinks immediately after using insulin and at regular
intervals (every 2-3 hours) throughout the day.
carbohydrates (e.g. sweets, soft drinks and ice-cream) will raise
your blood sugar quickly and prevent early hypoglycemia. Low G.I.
carbohydrates (e.g. white pasta, high amylose rice, softened whole
grain breads and instant noodles) are metabolized more slowly and
will keep your blood glucose level up over a more extended period of
time, when the medium acting insulin preparations begin to take
effect; 55-65% of your total daily energy intake should be in the
form of carbohydrates, 15-20% as protein and ~20% as fat.
You should seek advice from a dietitian about your daily
requirements but most heavy training athletes need to consume
between 3,000 and 5,500 Calories per day (depending on the sport and
level of training) and between 450 and 800 grams of carbohydrate
each day. If you are a body builder who weighs 100 kg and your total
energy requirements are calculated to be 4,000 calories/ day, you
should aim to eat approximately 570 grams of carbohydrate each day.
If your total energy requirements are calculated to be 5,000
calories/ day, you should aim to eat approximately 720 grams of
carbohydrate each day.
Divide up your calculated total daily
carbohydrate requirements over the course of your waking hours and
consume frequent carbohydrate meals throughout the day. For example,
if you require 4,000 calories per day, you might eat six meals of
650-700 Calories at 2-3 hour intervals.
This would mean
eating approximately 90-100 grams of carbohydrate each meal, which
for example you will obtain from 7 slices of bread alone or 4-5
slices of bread with 1,5 tablespoons of honey or 500 ml of Sustagen
or 3 slices of bread eaten with a 450 gram can of baked beans. You
can refer to the attached food tables to work out your own
requirements according to your own food preferences. You will need
to choose a mixture foods from this table with a high, medium or low
G.I., according to the nature and level of the training you are
Once again, the writer would strongly recommend that
you consult a dietitian who has an interest and experience in sports
nutrition, in order to assist you design a dietary program which is
best suited to your training goals and needs and to your food
preferences. It is equally important that you find a dietitian with
whom you feel comfortable telling about your insulin or other
performance enhancing substance use, as their advice may otherwise
be less than useful to you.
If your dietitian does not know
about and does not take such substance use into account, their
advice may even add to the dangers associated with this substance
Always have a source of glucose or other high G.I. food
ready at hand, in case you should begin to experience the symptoms
of hypoglycemia. If this does occur, you should take this glucose or
food without delay. You should eat or drink 15-20 grams of
carbohydrate to begin with, which is contained in ~ 2 slices of
white or brown bread, two glasses of milk, a half glass of soft
drink, a tablespoon of honey or six jelly beans.
examples of glucose or other high Glycemic index carbohydrate
preparations which you can use include: glucose tablets, glucose
powder mixed in a small volume of water, barley sugar, or other
sweets or if these are not immediately available, a sugar containing
cordial, soft drink or plain sugar dissolved in water. This should
be followed by an adequate low Glycemic index carbohydrate meal to
prevent further hypoglycemia since the insulin levels are likely to
remain high for some hours after the high Glycemic index
carbohydrates are used up (metabolized) in the body.
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Crucial Role of the Friend or Peer Observer:
If you are
going to use insulin, it is essential that you have a friend or peer
observer remain with you in case you experience problems. This
person really needs to be with you for the whole time while the
insulin preparation used is working.
Be aware that the risk of
hypoglycemia occurs not at the time of insulin injection but rather,
when the insulin starts to take effect. The risk will be greatest
when your insulin blood level nears or reaches its highest level,
usually 30-60 minutes afterwards if a short acting insulin
preparation is used (by subcutaneous injection) and up to 20 hours
later if a long acting insulin is used.
Consider giving this
paper to the person who is going to be with you when you use
insulin, so they are aware of the things to look out for and what to
do if you should experience a hypoglycemic reaction. The following
instructions are for a peer observer or other person who may find
you experiencing difficulty as a result of overdosing on insulin or
any other drug or combination of drugs.
Instructions for the
Peer Observer Assisting an Insulin User:
If the person who has
used insulin states that they are beginning to feel any of the
faintness, dizziness, thirst,
hunger, nausea, weakness, sweating,
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Or if you
observe that they have become:
confused, disorientated, sweaty,
drowsy, You should immediately give them glucose or a sugar
containing drink or food as mentioned above. However, you should not
try to give a person food or fluids if they are so drowsy that they
are unable to swallow it, since they will be at risk of accidentally
breathing in (aspirating) this food or fluid. If they cannot readily
respond to your questions or your commands, you should assume they
are unable to swallow anything safely.
If the person loses
consciousness, you should place them in either a "lateral" or "coma"
position, tilting the head fully back and jaw forward, in order to
ensure an open airway and protect them from possible aspiration.
Keep them in this position while medical assistance is being sought.
You should then immediately call an ambulance by dialing "911",
to get them to a hospital without any delay whatsoever. When the
ambulance arrives, you should tell the ambulance officers exactly
what the person has taken and what you have observed so the correct
treatment can be provided promptly. This is essential as the
person's life may be at stake.
Severe hypoglycemia or a
combination of alcohol and other drugs, particularly drugs which
suppress the central nervous system, can cause a person to stop
breathing and their heart to stop beating. Remember, it only takes a
few minutes for someone to suffer permanent brain damage or to die,
once they stop breathing.
There are several common signs
which may be apparent in someone who has overdosed from one or a
combination of drugs.
slow or shallow breathing or no breathing at all (listen close to
the person's mouth and nose for breath sounds and look for movement
of their chest wall) snoring or gurgling breathing in someone who is
asleep blue lips and fingernails (caused by lack of oxygen) no
response to shaking, calling their name or pain (try pinching their
earlobe and pressing down hard on one of their fingernails with a
pen) very slow, faint pulse or no pulse at all.
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What To Do in the Event of an Overdose:
stay calm, squeeze earlobe/
press on fingernail of person in an effort to arouse them if person
responds, try to walk them around if no response, check person's
breathing and pulse if unconscious but breathing, place in lateral
or coma position call an ambulance by dialing 911
will give you advice on what to do, which might include:
there is a pulse but the person is not breathing, start artificial
respiration, otherwise known as Expired Airways Resuscitation (EAR),
without delay if no pulse, start cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
(CPR) stay with the person, continuing to administer artificial
respiration or CPR until the ambulance arrives.
Keep them in
the lateral or coma position if they are breathing on their own.
tell the ambulance officers exactly what they may have taken and
what you have observed.
The writer would like to emphasize
once more that this paper should in no way be construed as an
encouragement to people to use insulin in an effort to increase
muscle mass, sports performance or appearance. Rather, it represents
a pragmatic attempt at providing harm reduction advice to people who
choose to take the risk of using insulin in this way, despite their
knowledge of those risks.
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Lasix: (not a
(Furosemide) 20mg or 40mg/tab This is a very strong diuretic.
Bodybuilders often use this drug to shed water in an attempt to
attain greater definition in the muscles. Lasix acts very quickly;
when taken orally its entire effect can be over in as little as two
hours. Some athletes like this immediate effect because it allows
them to judge their "new look" quickly and determine if they are too
flat, or still not cut enough. Depending on their judgment, they
might take an additional dose of the drug, or ingest more water to
make up for over depletion. Some athlete’s claim they avoid serious
cramping and other side effects associated with the use of this drug
by supplementing extra mineral and potassium salts. This practice,
although often effective, can be extremely dangerous. When
self-administering diuretics and potassium salts, an extreme
imbalance could result in heart failure. Fortunately most athletes
who use Lasix do so only for a day or two before their competition.
Dosages seen were around 40mg a day. This drug should be used under
the care of a physician. It usually does not show up on the market,
but is available at a very low price by prescription.
its intense effect on water excretion Lasix is used for treatment of
edemas and high blood pressure. Bodybuilders use Lasix shortly
before a competition to excrete excessive, mostly subcutaneous,
water so that they appear hard, defined, and ripped to the bone when
in the limelight.
The effect of tablets begins within an
hour and continues for 3-4 hours. Depending on how much water is
still in the athlete's body he must have more or less frequent
access to a restroom. This can cause a considerable weight loss
within a very short time. For this reason, athletes often use Lasix
to lose weight and to compete in a lower weight class. Athletes
usually prefer the oral form of the compound.
experience, Lasix is taken in the last two days before a
competition. The amount of the dosage, the duration of application,
and the intervals of intake usually depend on the diuretic effect or
the athlete's shape. Bodybuilders usually take a half or whole 40 mg
tablet and wait to see what happens. Some repeat this procedure once
or twice in an interval of a few hours. Lasix is the strongest
diuretic and the most dangerous compound in bodybuilders' arsenal of
Side effects can include circulatory disturbances,
dizziness, dehydration, muscle cramps, vomiting, circulatory
collapse, diarrhea, and fainting. In extreme cases cardiac arrest is
possible. This also seems to have been the cause of death for
Austrian bodybuilder Heinz Salimayer, who passed away during the
1980's, and for Mohammed Benaziza, who died in October 1992. Extreme
caution is advised when athletes who are already substantially
drained and dehydrated continue their loop diuretic treatment with a
"make it or die attitude," or even continue the intake altogether
with a completely reduced liquid intake. ATTENTION: The 500 mg
tablet version must not be used under any circumstances by persons
with a normal kidney function. Loop diuretics are prescription drugs
and are only available in pharmacies.
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Known Name Brands: Drolban, Masterid, Masteron, Mastisol, Metormon, Permastril.
Drostanolone propionate, comes usually 100
mg/ml. Masteron is a synthetic derivative of
dihydrotestosterone which keeps Masteron from aromatizing at any dosage. This
means no gyno
since it will not be converted into estrogens. Masteron is a
strong androgenic steroids that has anti-estrogenic characteristics. For
bodybuilders at a very low fat level, Masteron will add a dramatic hardness and
sharpness to your muscles.
Masteron is most commonly used as a
precontest steroids but it will work as a
mass steroids as well. This steroids will only show up on a drug test for
days after administering it as well. It also has the tendency
not to cause water
retention either. Side effects are kept to a minimum while on Masteron as well.
It will not cause liver damage.
The main side effects are the normal ones like acne and
accelerated hair loss since it is a derivative of DHT. It would be wise to use
Nizoral shampoo while taking any DHT derivatives to keep this at a minimum.
Masteron, or drostanolone propionate is a derivative of DHT
(dihydrotestosterone), and therefore. Competing bodybuilders find this extremely
beneficial because aromatization typically causes excess water retention which
may give the muscles a smooth appearance.
Another advantage of Masteron is its strong androgenic component. The androgenic
effect of this steroids can cause a noticeable
improvement in muscle density and
hardness which can help the bodybuilder obtain the "ripped" look if his bodyfat
percentage is low enough. The androgenic effect is also crucial because it helps
to provide sufficent "kick" or "drive" for intense training
when an athlete has
lowered his caloric intake for contest preparation.
Masteron can also be used successfully by bodybuilders
preparing for a
drug-tested show. The substance drostanolone propionate is fast acting and
quickly broken down. The athlete can therefore use Masteron up to
about ten days
a drug test.
The average dosage of Masteron is 100 mg injected every
other day. It is best to inject Masteron every 2-3 days
because it has a short
duration of effect. Popular steroids stacked with Masteron include Parabolan
(trenbolone hexahydrobencylcarbonate), Winstrol (stanozolol), and oxandrolone.
Athletes rarely experience any side effects with this steroids. Masteron is not
hepatoxic, Some possible side effects include acne, accelerated hair loss,
and increased aggression
loved by some athlets (not only Bodybuilders).
Stacking Info: This drug is commonly stacked with
Parabolan, or oxandrolone for a cutting or precontest cycle. If you are one a
it is commonly stacked with some form of
Effective Dose: 100 mg injected everyother day or at least every three days.
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- Best for a pre-workout boost.
- Rapid increasing in aggression.
Rapid increases in strength.
Prior to a workout or athletic event.
This is NOT the drug to get BIGGER.
The history of Methyltestosterone, goe's back to the 1930´s.
The use of Methyltestosterone as it applies to athletes and bodybuilders. As with other
Anabolic Androgenic steroids (AAS)
a quick look at the structure of
Methyltestosterone will give us some clues as to how it will function once in
the human body. We can see that it is 17-alpha-methyl altered so that the
hormone can survive its first pass through the liver, and be effective as an
oral agent, rather than just being destroyed by the liver. Unfortunately, this
alteration also puts stress on the liver and contributes to the hepatoxicity
(liver toxicity) of this compound, which is quite profound with this drug
(Lancet, August 6:261, 1977.). Luckily, it doesn´t have adverse effects on
cholesterol, and can even lower plasma viscosity (Clin Endocrinol (Oxf).
2002 Aug;57(2):209-14. ).
Inclusion of Arimidex at (.5mgs/day to help lower
estrogen levels) or a similar ancillary, as well as Finasteride (1mg/day to help
combat DHT) would be warranted with the use of Methyltest. Also, when
considering the possible Side Effects and hormonal effects Methyltest can have
on a user, proper Post Cycle Therapy (Nolvadex at 20mgs/day and 500iu/day of HCG
for 3 weeks) is necessary.
The effect you´ll typically get from
Methyltestosterone is most comparable to that of the short (or no) ester testosterones
(i.e. suspension or propionate). Ergo, you will feel stroger,
but it will not give you any noticable weight gains unless intolerably high
doses are used (wich might be VERY dangerous).
Athlets who liked Methyltestosterone
generally felt an effect such as increased strength and aggression while using
it, especially when it was taken before workouts. Herein lies the most effective
and common use for Methyltestosterone in a cycle: rapid increases in strength and
aggression when a dose is taken prior to a workout or athletic event,
taken an hour before working out or competing should be sufficient for this
purpose, Athlets who used Methyltest as the primary oral in a cycle has takes 2-4
times that dose. This is not a good
testosterone to use, I beleive using it for before workouts / events, as a
pre-contest drug is a safer way to use it.
Someone on a cycle may want to consider the
inclusion of this drug into their regimen to make their workouts more
productive, and thus get maximum results from their workouts, and allow the
other anabolics in their cycle to be more efficient.
Powerlifters also love this
drug and it is often used prior to competitions as well as prior out workouts.
Again, in terms of cost/benefit ratio (Side Effects vs. results), Methyltest is
most effective for use prior to a weight training workout or athletic competition
(or possibly to increase aggression in the weight room on a low
calorie diet), and not as a weight gain or strength gain drug.
Using Methyltestosterone 3-4 times a week before workouts will
help you derive more benefits from those workouts (and this will be especially
important on a cycle), while minimizing possible issues with liver toxicity.
There are better orals than Methyltest for both
size and strength, but perhaps none as good at increasing aggression.
use this drug in conjunction with any type of cycle, as a pre-workout boost.
this drug is used as the main oral in a cycle, then the use of Methyltest should
be limited to 50mgs/day for no more than 6 weeks, and after cessation, a long
break from all liver-stressing compounds should be taken (i.e. oral AAS,
Alcohol, etc... ).
Effective dose: (Men) 25-100mgs/day; (Women) N/A
Active Life: 6-8 hours
Detection Time: 4-6 weeks
Anabolic/Androgenic Ratio (Range): 94-130/115-150
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(chemical name Naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory not actually a
steroids. the reason it is in this section is because it is a popular
drug to be used to relieve pain and swelling from over training a
specific body part, especially tendonitis or other injuries. The use
of an anti-inflammatory, such as naxen, will speed up recovery time
and relieve pain. Naxen was originally used to treat arthritis with
dosages starting around 500mg split up throughout the day and always
taken with a meal. Dosages can be gradually increased until the pain
A common dose would be 600 mg twice a day.
Naxen is available in tablets, as a topical cream, and as an
injectable. The best place to inject naxen is in the gluteus maximus
because it requires a deep intramuscular injection. Naxen does have
some side effects which include: heartburn, constipation, nausea,
diarrhea, dizziness, fatigue, depression, rashes on your skin, heart
attack, muscle weakness, and fever. Naxen is a little on the high
side when it come to price. For a package of 45 x 250 mg tablets
which would last about 10 days at 600 mg / 2 x day. There are no
other trade names available.
24 x 1 gram tablets, 45 x 250
mg tablets, 45 x 500 mg tablets, 2 x 5 ml 500 mg ampule, 100 ml
suspension, 40 gram gel tube', Store at room temperature and do not
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(tamoxifen citrate) 10 mg/tab 60 or 250 / bottle.
10 mg/tab at 60 or 250 tab bottles. This drug is a potent
nonsteroidsal anti-estrogen. It is intended for use in estrogen
dependent tumors, i.e. breast cancer. steroids users take Nolvadex to
prevent the effects of estrogen in the body and minimize some of the
bad side effects of steroids (such as gyno).. This estrogen is most
often the result of aromatizing affect of steroids. It can aid in
preventing edema, gynecomastia, and female pattern fat distribution,
all of which might occur when a man's estrogen levels are too high.
Also these affects can occur when androgen levels are too low,
making estrogen the predominant hormone. This can occur when
endogenous androgens have been suppressed by the prolonged use of
exogenous steroids in combination with cutting of these exogenous
Nolvadex works by competitively binding to target
estrogen sites like the breast. This drug is not toxic nor have any
side effects been seen in athletes who used the drug as an
anti-estrogen. This drug is the most popular anti-estrogen among
steroids users by far. Although this drug does not turn out to be
100% effective for everyone, it does seem to exhibit some level of
effectiveness for all. It works so well for some bodybuilders, they
can take untraditional drugs like Dianabol or Anadrol right up to a
contest as long as they stack it with Nolvadex. It would seem wise
to take this drug in conjunction with any steroids cycle.
Most reported a dosage of 10mg to 20mg daily got the job
done. Availability of Nolvadex has been fair on the black market.
Women athletes have not found this drug to be of much benefit.
It is not relatively toxic and has no side effects. This
drug is almost a must for anyone on a steroids cycle especially those
prone to getting fatty breast tissue (if you had a weight problem
Stacking Info: A must for any steroids cycle to reduce
Effective Dose: 10 - 20 mgs. /
Street Price: $1.50 - 2.00 per tablet
Bad effect: It will slow down the effects of a steroids cycle so use it only if you need it.
Have been conected to testicular cancer in rat studies (oocchh).
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(trenbolone) 76 mg per 1.5 ampule
Parabolan is the only
injectable form of trenbolone available world-wide. It is produced
by Negma in France and sold in 1.5ml amps, one to a box. Each amp
contains 76 mg of trenbolone hexahydrobenzylcarbonate. This product
is very difficult to get on the black market, whereas good looking
counterfeits are quite easy to obtain. Make note that the real
version comes with a clear plastic tray (not white).
Parabolan exerts strong anabolic and androgenic qualities
and does not readily convert to estrogen. Gynocomastia is usually of
no concern while using this product. However, very strong androgenic
side effects will still be present. Most importantly, kidney
functions and blood pressure should be watched closely. Parabolan is
generally considered an advanced users drug, too strong and harsh to
recommend to a beginner or non-competitive bodybuilder. For
competition purposes, it produces a very hard and vascular
physique.. it last 2-4 days in the body.
It is a derivative
of the 19-nortestosterone molecule, which is the same parent drug as
Deca-Durabolin. This similarity does not end there, these two drugs
act very much alike. In fact Parabolan can be mistaken for Deca on a
drug test. Parabolan is a favourite to thousands of athletes. This
injectable steroids has higher anabolic and lower androgenic
properties than testosterone, also reminiscent to Deca. It was
originally thought to be non aromatising, but it will aromatise at a
high dosage in some users.
Parabolan is a great pre-contest
steroids. The relatively high androgenic properties can promote
substantial "hardness" in a lifter who is already lean. This
androgenic effect can also result in greater vascularity and fuller
muscles. Parabolan has been effective on a limited calorie diet, if
protein intake is still high. It need not be regarded as a cutting
drug only. It can be used quite successfully to build quality muscle
and strength, without the bloat of a D-Bol or Testosterones.
In a stack with Anavar, Parabolan becomes part of a super
strength building cycle for powerlifters who do not wish to go over
their weight class limit. Side effects seen with the use of
Parabolan are minimal. The drug aromatises very little if at all, so
water retention and hynecomastia are rarely seen. Hepatototoxicity
(liver stress) is minimal with dosages of 152 mg per week, and if
used for eight weeks or less, it exhibits very little suppression of
the body's own hormone production. Blood pressure readings are
unlikely to rise due to the fact that Parabolan does not cause the
blood to hold excessive electrolytes.
Each person reacts
differently to every drug, but the majority of athletes find this
item to be safe when used properly. Parabolan has a lot to offer. It
is good for pre-contest cycles. When stacked with another androgen
it becomes part of an effective weight and strength cycle; but
remember Parabolan used by itself will not result in dramatic weight
gains. Quality muscle gains are to be expected. Parabolan comes out
to look like another "all purpose" anabolic, Deca-Parabolan is a
little more androgenic than Deca.
Many are using this drug
in place of Equipoise or Deca, which have become very hard to get.
Parabolan is quite available on the market for about an ampule.
Average dosages are 76 mg to 152 mg a week. Parabolan works very
well when stacked with a low androgen steroids (i.e. Anavar) during a
This androgenic effect also contibutes to
strength increases wich are reportedly noticeable within weeks after
instigating its use.
Effective Dose: 76 - 152 mg/week
Street Price: $20
Stacking Info: Can be
stacked with Deca-Durabolan or Anavar for a cutting cycle or some
form of testosterone for a bulking cycle.
Dosage: 152-304 mg/week
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This is a high anabolic low anadrogenic(almost
none)steroids. Methenolone is a popular steroids for females and
competitors because of it"s low anadrogen properties. primobolin is
often stacked with other steroids ex. primobolin+Deca+Sustenon in a
bulk cycle and primobolin + Winstrol + Testosterone undecanate in a
Dose is 2-6 tabs a day(usually comes in 50mg tabs and 100 mg/ml
amps) or 200-300 mg/week
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Proviron is a synthetic, orally effective androgen
which does not have any anabolic characteristics. Proviron is
therefore taken during a steroids administration or after
discontinuing the use of the steroids, to eliminate a possible
impotency or a reduced sexual interest.
You should be aware
that Proviron is also an estrogen antagonist which prevents the
aromatization of steroids. Proviron prevents the aromatizing of
steroids. Therefore gynecomastia and increased water retention are
successfully blocked. Since Proviron strongly suppresses the forming
of estrogens no rebound effect occurs after discontinuation of use
of the compound.
For this reason male athletes should prefer
Proviron. With Proviron the athlete obtains more muscle hard-ness
since the androgen level is increased and the estrogen concentration
remains low. This, in particular, is noted positively during the
preparation for a competition when used in combination with a diet.
Female athletes who naturally have a higher estrogen level of-ten
supplement their steroids intake with Proviron resulting in increased
muscle hardness. In the past it was common for body-builders to take
a daily dose of one 25 mg tablet over several weeks, sometimes even
months, in order to appear hard all year round. This was especially
important for athletes' appearances at guest performances, seminars
and photo sessions. Today Clenbuterol is usually taken over the
entire year since possible virilization symptoms cannot occur which
is not yet the case with Proviron.
Since Proviron is very
effective male athletes usually need only 50 mg/day which means that
the athlete usually takes one 25 mg tablet in the morning and
another 25 mg tablet in the evening. In some cases one 25 mg tablet
per day is sufficient. When combining Proviron with Nolvadex (50 mg
Proviron/day and 20 mg Nolvadex/day) this will lead to an almost
complete suppression of estrogen. Even better results are achieved
with 50 mg Proviron/day and 500 - 1000 mg Teslac/day. Since Teslac
is a very expensive compound (see Teslac) most athletes do not
consider this combination.
The side effects of Proviron in
men are low at a dosage of 24 tablets/day so that Proviron, taken
for example in combination with a steroids cycle, can be used
comparatively without risk over several weeks. Since Proviron is
well-tolerated by the liver, liver dysfunctions do not occur in the
For athletes who are used to acting under the
motto "more is better" the intake of Proviron could have a
paradoxical effect. The most common side effect of Proviron is a
distinct sexual overstimulation and in some cases continuous penis
erection, which is good for men who want to make impression to his
mate when having sexual activities.
Female athletes should
use Proviron with caution since possible androgenic side effects
cannot be excluded. Women who want to give Proviron a try should not
take more than one 25 mg tablet per day. Higher dosages and periods
of intake of more than four weeks considerably increase the risk of
Female athletes who have no
difficulties with Proviron obtain good results with 25 mg
Proviron/day and 20 mg Nolvadex/day and, in combination with a diet,
re-port an accelerated fat breakdown and continuously harder
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(methandriol dipropionate, durabolin) 10 ml/amp
is a new veterinarian steroids. The few athletes who have used this
drug were pleased with what they saw; quality gains in strength and
size. They said it worked like injectable Dianabol.
It will not
aromatise much and it is not very toxic to the liver. It should gain
in popularity, but for now there are only a select few who have
access to it.
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5 mg/tab 100/bottle
This drug was originally
produced in Europe. The version available today is a market product
made in a real lab. In fact in the
course of surveying numerous steroids users, Stromba was rated as one
of the best oral steroids for gaining muscle size and weight.
Users reported dramatic weight gains after taking the drug
for as little as three weeks. Stanozolol is a high anabolic, low androgenic
product. It usually does not aromatise, but it can be toxic to the
liver in high dosages. Women often get good results with stanozolol,
but it can turn out to be too much for some, who suffer virilising
effects from it at even the lowest dosages. An average dose of
Stanozolol is 20 mg to 40 mg daily for men, 5 mg to 10 mg for women. It
costs about $200 for 100 tabs, and is still easily mattained on the
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Sustanon is a bend of 4 different agents:
testosterone propionate, phenylpropionate,
isocaproate and decanoate.
Sustanon 250 is an oil-based injectable containing four
different testosterone compounds: testosterone propionate, 30 mg;
testosterone phenylpropionate, 60 mg; testosterone isocaproate,
60mg; and testosterone decanoate, 100 mg. The mixture of the
testosterones are time-released to provide an immediate effect while
still remaining active in the body for up to a month. As with other
testosterones, Sustanon is an androgenic steroids with a pronounced
Therefore, athletes commonly use Sustanon
to put on mass and size while increasing strength. However, unlike
other testosterone compounds such as cypionate and enanthate, the
use of Sustanon leads to less water retention and estrogenic side
effects. This characteristic is extremely beneficial to bodybuilders
who suffer from gynecomastia yet still seek the powerful anabolic
effect of an injectable testosterone. The decreased water retention
also makes Sustanon a desirable steroids for bodybuilders and
athletes interested in cutting up or building a solid foundation of
Dosages of Sustanon range from 250 mg every
other week, up to 2000 mg or more per week. These dosages seem to be
the extremes. A more common dosage would range from 250 mg to 1000
mg per week. Although Sustanon remains active for up to a month,
injections should be taken at least once a week to keep testosterone
A steroids novice can expect to gain about
10kg = 20
pounds within a couple of months by using only 250 mg of Sustanon a
week. More advanced athletes will obviously need higher dosages to
obtain the desired effect. Sustanon is a fairly safe steroids, but in
high dosages, some athletes may experience side effects due to an
elevated estrogen level. With dosages exceeding 1000 mg a week, it
is probably wise to use an antiestrogen such as Nolvadex(tamoxifen
citrate) or Proviron(mesterolone).
The use of Sustanon will
suppress natural testosterone production, so the use of HCG(human
chorionic gonadotropin) or Clomid(clomiphene citrate) may be
appropriate at the end of a cycle. Sustanon 250 is a good base
steroids to use in a stack. Athletes interested in rapid size and
strength gains find that Sustanon stacks extremely well with orals
such as Anadrol(oxymetholone) and Dianabol(methandrostenlone).
On the other hand, Sustanon also stacks well with
Masteron(drostanolone propionate), and Winstrol(stanozolol) for
athletes seeking the hard, ripped look. Sustanon 250 is quite
abundant on the US black market.
One of the more common
versions is the Russian Sustanon 250 manufactured in India.
Thousands of these amps are smuggled into the East Coast of the
United States where they are then made readily available to
bodybuilders. Average price is around $18/amp.
This is a blend
of four different steroids:
Testosterone propionate: 30 mg stays
active for 3-4 days
Testosterone Phenylpropionate: 60 mg (1-3
Testosterone Isocaporate: 60 mg (1-3 weeks)
Testosterone Decanotate: 100 mg (2-4 weeks)
This is a self
tapering steroids blend which gives good gains. Will give good
results when used in a decrease the days cycle.
Dose: 1-4ml per week
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Testosterone Cypionate is an oil
based injectable form of testosterone. It is a long-acting steroids, high in androgens and
is very anabolic as well. Cypionate aromatizes quite easily.
Water retention is often a problem when this drug is used. It is
only moderately toxic to the liver, but can cause a marked
disturbance in the body's endogenous production of testosterone.
Testosterone Cypionate is often a dramatic size and strength building drug. It
can be stacked with a number of steroids and come out to be a great
bulking cycle. This drug is the most popular testosterone used by
athlete. It promotes aggressive and dominant behavior, boost the
confidence and gives athletes the mental edge they need to move
the heavy iron.
Although the gains a person can make on testosterone's
are dramatic, the size and strength lost when the drug is stopped is
also dramatic for most. This can be compounded by the body's
suppressed endogenous testosterone production. Some users have
minimal losses if they take Nolvadex throughout the cycle, come off
the drug very slowly, and take HCG right after the cycle. When taken
in moderate dosages, its gains can outweigh its down side. Effective
dosages for men are in the range of 1ml to 3ml per week, women
should not be using any testosterone.
The drawbacks of this
steroids, however, outweigh the benefits. Its reports side-effects
including gynecomastia, testicular dysfunction, severe acne.
decreased libido, and chronic priapism.
Before the scheduling of anabolics in the U.S.,
this was the most common form of testosterone available to
athletes. Cypionate had gained a reputation as being slightly stronger
Enanthate and became
the testosterone of choice for many. Now that anabolics are
controlled, this is an almost impossible find.
You may find it on the black market with the contains 75mg
Cyp with 25 mg Propionate along with some DHEA, multi-dose vials should
at with extreme caution as they are very difficult to get on
the black market.
Because it's available per 10ml bottle, many users would
take a whopping 2000mg per week. This kind of dosage however, is unsafe,
needed and in today's day and age too costly.
Description: 100 mg/ml, 10ml vials.
Effective Dose: 200 - 600 mg/week (shots are divided twice or more a week).
Street Price: $100/10ml vial
Stacking Info: Same as testosterone Propionate.
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Testosterone enanthate is currently the
most popular ester of testosterone available to athletes. Ampules of Testen from trigopharm are bocoming very popular although many others exist.
Enanthate is a long acting testosterone similar to cypionate. Injections are taken once weekly, with a dosag.
Testen (testosterone enanthate) is an oil based injectable steroid, designed to be slowly released into the body. Serum concentrations of this hormone will
rise for several days and remain elevated for about two weeks. It may take up to three weeks for the action of this drug to fully leave your system. Testosterone
enanthate is the most popular prescribed testosterone for treating Hypogonadism and many other disorders that relate to androgen deficiency.
Patients & Athletes enjoy that fact that this drug is long lasting as it cuts down on the number of injections that have to receive.
Testosterone is very powerful
but it comes with many harsh side effects that are the result of testosterone converting into estrogen. These side effects can make it hard to stay with testosterone enanthate throughout an entire cycle.
Water retention can be very noticeable with this drug,
affecting the definition of the muscles. It can also cause the body to store excess fat which makes the muscles appear smaller than they are.
To help offset these and other side effects, consider using an ancillary drug such as Nolvadex or Proviron.
Some better options include Arimidex, Fermara, or Aromasin. These drugs will help lower the anabolic effect of androgen cycles. If you see puffiness under the nipples, then you may be developing Gynecomastia. You need to take care of it immediately or it will result in small lumps growing under the nipples that are swollen and sore.
You can expect to find all the usual testosterone side effects with this drug as well including oily skin, acne, aggressive behaviors, unwanted body hair, and male pattern baldness.
Older individuals often skip testosterone products altogether and use mild anabolic steroids such as Deca-Durabolin or Equipoise because they offer fewer side effects.
The usual dosage of testosterone enanthate is 250 mg to 750 mg per week.
This amount will provide a very rapid gain of both strength and body weight.
Muscles will become very pronounced but again, those side effects can hinder the effects.
Some athletes may decide a better option is to add an oral drug such as
Anadrol or Dianabol. The combinations work very well.
Ancillary drugs such as Nolvadex or Clomid are used after the cycle period to help the muscle mass be retained.
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(Testoviron) 100mg/ml 10ml or 30ml vial.
This is a fast acting oil based testosterone, highly anabolic
and androgenic and aromatizes easily like Anadrol. Users of this
drug usually have big strength and size gains. It is moderately
toxic to the liver. Average dosages are in the range of 200-400 mg
per week. At higher doses all of the bad side effects are shown such
as water retention, baldness, acne, aggressive behavior, etc.
Active in your body for about 5 days at a time. Causes
painful injection site, users very regularly report swelling and
noticeable pain for days after a shot.
It is very similar to
cypionate except it is only effective in the system for about 5
days; therefore, shots are required twice a week. Propionate can be
effective for size and strength gains like other testosterones and
it has been associated with the usual testosterone side effects
like: gynecomastia, water retention and aggression.
Testosterone propionate is a common oil-based injectable
testosterone. The added propionate extends the activity of the
testosterone but it is still comparatively much faster acting than
other testosterone esters such as cypionate and enanthate. While cyp
and enanthate are injected weekly, propionate is most commonly
injected at least every third day to keep blood levels steady. For
strength and muscle mass gains, this drug is quite effective. With
propionate, androgenic side effects seem somewhat less pronounced
than with the other testosterones, probably due to the fact that
blood levels do not build up as high.
Users often report
less gyno trouble, lower water retention and commonly claim to be
harder on prop than with the others. This however is still a
testosterone and, as with all testosterone products, androgenic side
effects are unavoidable.
Description: 100 mg/ml, 10 or 30 ml
Effective Dose: 250 - 500 mg/week
Street Price: $55/10 ml vial
Same as testosterone cypionate
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100 mg/ml 10 ml or 30 ml vial.
drug in injectable testosterone suspended in a water solvent. This
product is one of the oldest androgens available; it was originally
developed some 40 years ago. this drug has been used by athletes for
decades and still has quite a following who like the fast action of
the drug. Since it is in a water base, it gets in the blood in a
matter of hours and has a life of around a day. This requires that
the compound be administered frequently. The worst thing about this
is that shots are often painful which can lead to a very
Still, hundreds of athletes sacrifice
comfort to reap its rewards which often include dramatic gains in
size and strength. I know for a fact that hundreds of powerlifting
records have been obtained with the help of testosterone suspension.
many championship physiques were aided by the long term use of this
drug as well. Unfortunately, this drug is very hard on the system.
It is high in androgens, aromatizes easily and it is hard on the
liver. The prolonged use of testosterone suspension will severely
suppress the natural pituitary hormone axis, resulting in serious
atrophy of the testicles and infertility.
symptoms are reversible, many athletes find them unacceptable. Due
to the large percentage of exogenous testosterone that is converted
to DHT in the system, acne and male pattern baldness can result. As
with other testosterones, users often find that the rapid gains
increased aggression is another common side effect associated with
the use for some users that it is grounds for avoiding this item
altogether. Another very noticeable effect from this drug is that it
can dramatically increase the sex drive when it is used in the short
term, but, as with other testosterones, the long term use can lead
to impotence and sexual dysfunction.
It is still very
popular for powerlifters to use testosterone suspension every day
for the last couple weeks before a contest. This has reportedly
yielded some unbelievable last minute strength increases. A few
bodybuilders find that this fast-acting androgen helps harden them
up prior to a bodybuilding competition. Some even take the drug the
morning of a contest and claim it makes their muscles look harder
and fuller. This product is considerd to be in the same class as
Anadrol - It yields dramatic gains in size and strength yet it has
so many potential side effects that it does not fall into an
aceptable range in terms of risk-to-benefit. Athletes still want to
take a calculated risk and monitor there system when taking this
drug because they think that it's results are worth it.
Average dosages of testosterone suspension have been in the range of 100mg every other day.
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Trenbolone - 10ml/20ml vial
Trenbolon is a strong, androgenic steroids which also has a
high anabolic effect. Everyone who uses trenbolone is enthusiastic
about the results: a fast gain in solid, high-quality muscle mass
with a strength increase. In addition, the regular application over
a number of weeks results in a well visible increased muscle
hardness over the entire body without dieting at the same time.