Side Effects of any drug is always a matter of concern for its user. Most people think that with the use of anabolic androgenic steroids they are likely to suffer from some side effects, no matter what. Well, it is a myth that steroids cause acute side effects even if they are used properly. Steroids are almost like hormones which bring about changes desired by them by catalyzing various functions inside the body and there is a certain pattern designed for their intake. If the user sticks to the prescribed amount and the time, then the risk of side effects can be minimized to a great extent. In fact it is only when the steroid is taken in very large quantities for a very long period that they cause certain conditions to appear.
There are also a few steroids in the market which are naturally mild on the body’s system and put the user at the minimum risk of side effects. One such steroid is Anavar. Anavar is among very mild steroids available today employed to achieve results like quality growth of muscle mass and development of extra strength in the body. Though these goals were earlier aimed only by professionals like bodybuilders and sportspersons, today they have become a luxury of non-professional users as well. Teenage boys affected by late puberty tend to employ steroids for the purpose. Many women also tend to use this steroid to reduce excess fat from their bodies.
Anavar is also known as a well known oral cutting steroid. Hence it can be used during the cutting phase as well. The fat it helps to reduce is usually referred to as the abnormal fat which becomes difficult to shed even through dieting and exercising. The prime compound responsible for causing this is Oxandrolone. Other ingredients present in Anavar are cornstarch, magnesium stearate, lactose and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.
Anavar is mainly a derivative of dihydrotestosterone, commongly called as DHT. Chemically, it is termed as 17b-hydroxy-17a-methyl-2-oxa-5a-androstane-3-one. Its anabolic to androgenic ratio is 322-630:24 with molecular weight of 306.443 g/ml at the base and is written under the molecular formula C 19 H 30 O 3 .
Anavar is also known to keep the level hormonesin the undisturbed such as FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone), IGF-1 (Insulin like Growth Factor 1), GH (Growth Hormone), GnRH (gonadotropin releasing hormone) and LHRH (luteinizing hormone releasing hormone). It is also known to cure diseases in patients suffering from Grave’s disease,Turner syndrome, alcoholic hepatitis, anemia and osteoporosis in women.
Although Anavar is a mild drug, it prolonged abuse can make the user prone to side effects such as development of acne, nausea, vomiting, dark urine, mood swings, muscle cramps and changes in libido. People who are prone to hair loss due to hereditary issue might experience hair loss becoming faster than usual. Women abusing the drug might also face certain issues like development of acne and changes in the menstrual cycle. Anavar has an active life of 8 to 10 hours in the body. Hence the doses should be divided accordingly in the day.