Anabol is a brand name for an oral steroid methandrostenolone. It is a one of the most popular anabolic steroids available. Anabol gives almost immediate and very strong anabolic effects. It is easy to use and extremely effective. Four or five tablets daily are enough to give almost anybody dramatic results.
Along with strong anabolic effects comes the usual moderately androgen side effects. Anabol easily converts to estrogen, so gyno and water retention may be a problem although are usually dose related. Sensitive persons have to control a level of estrogen with antiestrogen such a Tamoxifen, Proviron or Clomid. Side effect can be acne, aggression and hypertension. The drug is 17-alkylated what protects it from being deactivation by the liver so it is toxic to this organ. Some products like a Cod Liver Oil or Primrose Oil or other, which contains linolenic acid, support a liver.
The most popular versions in the U.S. are the Russian tablets coming into the East Coast and Anabol from Thailand . The pink Thai tablets are the most popular and these packs in quantity of 1000 tab. only so they are usually broken up and sold.
The usual dosing for men is 25-50 mg daily divided in four or five dose. The half-life of Anabol is about 3-5 hours so dosage divides thought the day. This dosing is optimal although high rang bodybuilders take around 250 mg daily. When used by women it is very effective with dosage 5-10 mg.