Anavar is the name of the brand of Oxandrolone a commonly used analobolic androgenic steroid which has become quite popular in this 21st century. Just like any other steroid Anavar is also not free from side effects but the effects are quite mild and less in number in comparison to other steroids available in the market. It is usually considered as a mild steroid mostly taken orally and is best for first timers. It is usually available in 2.5 mg tablets. It can even be consumed by children obviously in low dosage.
However for body builders and athletics it is advisable to take 25-50 mg in a day for better results. It was originally used for treating severe weight loss and was usually prescribed for muscle wasting diseases such as AIDS. In these conditions a dosage of 5-10 mg would be sufficient.
It does not increase the blood volume neither it causes water retention, thus it does not yield results in minimum time. However it helps in increasing the strength which in turn helps in lifting of heavy weight. It can also be added with any other steroids for better and swift results. It helps in increasing the anabolism in great extent which in turn allows the muscle to absorb increased amount of protein.
Advantages of consuming Anavar
There are few advantages of consuming Anavar as well. The pros are explained below.
- It helps to gain weight. Weight loss often occurs due to some surgical operation or diseases such as AIDS.
- It sometimes becomes quite effective in treating osteoporosis. It helps in increasing the bone density. It helps in removing a few of the side effects of osteoporosis.
- It is also effective in treating hepatitis.
- It is prescribed to children who have issues in growth and development.
- It also becomes effective for treatment of burns.
Side effects of consuming Anavar
Though Anavar is considered as safety compared to other steroids there are still a few side effects. The common side effects are explained below.
- It tends to lower the good cholesterol and increase the bad cholesterol.
- It tends to damage the liver.
- It should not be taken with alcohol at any situation.
- It also leads to damage of the kidney.
- The bladder contraction is frequent to uncontrollable need to urinate.
- It also leads to Acne though mostly in males.
- The processing of drugs into estrogen is common in all steroids though the least in Anavar.