Brand Names & Countries of Origin: In the US, Anavar
was manufactured by Searle Laboratories until it was recently discontinued.
It is now available again as a treatment for AIDS in the US although
the cost is extremely expensive.
Anavar (o.c.) 2.5 mg tab.; Searle
Anatrophill (o.c.) 2.5 mg tab.; Searle FR
Lipidex 2.5 mg tab.; Searle Brazil
Lonavar (o.c.) 2.5 mg tab.; Searle Argentina
Lonavar 2 mg tab.; Dainippon Japan
Oxandrolone SPA 2.5 mg tab.; SPA I
Oxandrine 2.5 mg tab.; BTG U.S.
Vasorome 0.5 mg tab.; Kowa Japan
Vasorome 2 mg tab.; Kowa Japan
Description: Oxandrolone is a mild,
low androgen 17-alpha alkylated anabolic steroid with very low toxicity.
Preferred by thousands of men and women users because it promotes
protein anabolism and rarely caused adverse reaction. Anavar is
primarily used to promote strength and muscle hardness. In the International
Journal of Obesity, (1995; 19: 614-624), it was shown that Oxandralone
enhanced bodyfat reduction significantly in both the abdominal and
Anavar is manufactured by searle lavatories under the brand name,
and by spa labs under the generic name Oxandrolone. The brand name
drug is made under a certain number of loss per year. This if it
sells out before the end of the year, the product just disappears.
Searle does not make more until the next term. This keeps the price
of anavar high, and availability low. Anavar is typically prescribed
on a 2 - tablet, twice daily routine. The drug is better absorbed
when taken right after meals. Woman have started with one tablet
twice daily. This is thought to be the optimal dose for women.
The drug can be used in combination with other steroids for optimum
results after a plateau is reached on the anavar alone. If some
size is required, but no injection is desired, dianabol or anadrol
can be combined with the anavar. Here the user would add 1 dianabol
tab twice daily or a half anadrol twice daily. Later, and for greater
size, going to 4 dianabol tabs, or to two anadrol per day has worked
well. For greater gains the user would add an injectable steroid
to the cycle instead of the previously mentioned orals. The injection
would vary from deca for cutting, to testosterone for weight and
Research shows that anavar is the one anabolic steroid least likely
to cause any side effects. There are very rarely reports of ill
effects of any kind using anavar. There is seldom any fluid gains
with this drug, which makes it the drug of choice for athletes with
potential blood pressure problems. Anavar is also good for athletes
who need to keep their weight down. Therefore, you will find a number
of bodybuilders using anavar the last two months before competing.
Some powerlifters claim that this steroid is No. 1 for gaining strength
without water weight. Women like Anavar because very little masculinisation
in any form have been seen among woman who have used Anavar at a
dose of 5 mg daily. Most women start out on 1 tablet per day and
go up to three tablets daily. The dosage of 5 mg of anavar per day
has worked out to be the optimum. The first signs of virilisaton
could include persistent hoarseness, deepening of the women's voice,
acne, decreased libido, and/or clitoral enlargement. If any of these
symptoms should appear, the woman should end the cycle immediately.
Anavar will not aromatize. This means that it is one of the very
few anabolic steroids that will not convert to estrogen at any dosage.
This means it will not cause the appearance of a soft look to the
muscles nor will it lead to the development of breast tissue in
men. Some persons will convert much more of a steroid to estrogen
than others. These people can use a dosage starting with 2 tabs
twice daily, and reaching a maximum dose of .1 MG of Anavar per
pound of body weight. If the athlete plateaus on the drug alone,
he might add a small dose of deca that would most likely not aggravate
any existing gynecomastia. Or a daily dose of 10 MG of halotestin
could be added to the anavar cycle to increase strength and hardness,
while having no aromatize in effect.
Anavar is a multi-purpose steroid. Its very low toxicity makes it
safe to take, even on lower cycles. It is advised that a high protein
diet be maintained while taking anavar to insure its effectiveness.
It is been counterfeit under the Spa label. Watch for the Searle
liable to be safe.
Effective Dose: Men: 6-8 tablets per day or 7.5-15 mg/day.
Women: 3 tablets a day.
Pharmaceutical Price: $30 for 100 tabs.
Average Street Price: $3/tab
Cycles and Stacks: Oxandrolone is not a steroid to bulk up
on; yet, it is often part of a bulking stack. It could be combined
with testosterone or Dianabol to accent these highly androgenic
Side Effects: Athletes claim that this drug is unsurpassed
in its ability to promote strength without water weight gains. Oxandrolone
will not aromatize at any dosage. Which makes it ideal for steroid
users with potential hypertension complications as well as pre-existing
Counterfeits: Legitimate oxandrolone rarely shows up on the
American black market but is found abundantly in Europe; it is Counterfeited
under the generic and brand names.. The Brazilian Lipidex form of
real Anavar, comes under the Searle label in foil templates in strips
of ten tabs.
Effectiveness Rating: 8
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