Anastrozole is a anti-estrogenic drug that is available in the tablet form. Anastrozole was originally developed as a medication for cancer of the breast. Nowadays, however, in medical practice, the drug is almost never used. In sport Anastrozole has gained immense popularity: it is used by athletes and fans of power sports. The drug helps to avoid gynecomastia, that is breast growth, puffiness, and other negative side effects that often accompany the intake of anabolics.
Anastrozole has a strong effects: only one milligram of the active substance can lower the levels in blood of estradiol by 80%! Even Tamoxifen, is quite popular among bodybuilders can not be compared with Anastrozole in strength. However, the medications have different principle of operation, therefore, the comparison between them is unlikely to be correct.
What are the effects of having the Anastrozole?
- reduces the level of aromatization (about 80%);
- has the properties of the inhibitor;
- lowers blood levels of estrogen.
One of the most important properties of the drug is quite rapid effects. In just a few hours after administration in the blood the maximum concentration of the active substance. The suppression of the aromatization process occurs as soon as possible. Therefore, Anastrozole is one of the most effective drugs for athletes who have a penchant for flavoring.
How to take
Anastrozole is recommended only for experienced athletes: from beginners it is desirable to give. Pill can be used after the course of anabolic steroids. Anastrozole should be taken in two cases: when expressed side effects after taking steroids until the course starts in as a preventive measure. After a course of steroid is accepted from 0.25 to 1 mg per day. Until of course the dosage should be determined by the specialist.
Make the Anastrozole is possible within two weeks, during which time the product will have time to display their properties to the fullest.
In order that the active substance as quickly as possible entered in the bloodstream, drink Anastrozole before taking food, washing it down with plenty of water.
The women athletes to drink Anastrozole is not recommended. The drug may cause drastic hormonal changes that can lead to unpredictable consequences to the female body.
What side effects can cause a taking Anastrozole?
Side effects of the drug occur rarely. As a rule, they are associated with intolerance to the active ingredients or exceeding the recommended dosage. Among the most frequent side effect is possible to distinguish fatigue, drowsiness, redness of the skin, head pain, as well as different negative symptoms from the gastrointestinal tract (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, etc.).
From taking Anastrozole should be abandoned in the case of chronic diseases of the cardiovascular system. This is due to the fact that the drug is actively counteracts the side effects from the steroids, but at the same time it blocks the production of “good” cholesterol that can lead to heart problems. For this reason, athletes who have cardiovascular disease before taking Anastrozole, you should consult with a physician or to prefer drugs with a similar effect, but different mechanism of influence on the body.
The drug is very popular among athletes because of its pronounced anti-estrogen effect. Indeed, the results can be noticed after just a couple of hours after taking the pill. The most positive feedback on Anastrozole leave professional bodybuilders. They believe that the drug copes with the increased production of estrogen, which is observed after a long course of anabolic steroid use. However, to use the drug very carefully before you start taking, you should consult with your doctor. In addition, it is important to adhere to recommended dose of Anastrozole.