Halobol by Alpha-Pharma is an oral steroid, its active substance is Fluoxymesterone.
Fluoxymesterone is a synthetic anabolic steroid that has potent androgenic properties. Fluoxymesterone has been shown to increase the growth and development of male sex organs and develop secondary sex characteristics.
It can also increase protein anabolism, decrease protein catabolism and leads to positive nitrogen balance when sufficient calories are provided. Further, the steroid has the ability to stimulate the production of red blood cells by releasing erythropoietin from the kidneys. This leads to more hemoglobin and extra oxygen carrying capacity.
Fluoxymesterone is a very potent androgen and it is rapidly establishing itself as the anabolic drug of choice among many athletes. This synthetic drug has many ideal features for many bodybuilders. It is rapidly acting, is not converted to estrogen and can lead to significant improvement in exercise performance. Aggression and strength are two key features of the drug which have made it quite famous.
The dose of Halotestin is usually influenced by the condition. It is usually administered in divided doses of 5-20 mg/day. The general principle is to give the highest dose and then taper it down once the response has been obtained. The repeat doses over the day ensure that the blood levels remain high for the 24 hr period. Depending on the condition, most individuals receive this drug for 1 -6 months.
Like all androgenic steroids, Halobol (Fluoxymesterone) also has a fair number of side effects. These side effects do not occur in all individuals. While the side effects are rare, they are more prominent when the treatment is prolonged.
The side effects include:
Females – Menstrual irregularities, deepening of voice, clitoral enlargement, hair growth. Unfortunately clitoral enlargement is always not irreversible even after stopping treatment.
Males – Gynecomastia, baldness, acne, oily skin, water retention, nausea, vomiting, jaundice, liver cancers (rare), decreased libido, headache, mental- anxiety, anger, depression, allergic reactions.