Oxydrolone (Oxymetholone) by Alpha-Pharma is an oral steroid, its active substance is Oxymetholone.
Oxymetholone is an anabolic steroid. It improves nitrogen balance when the diet is sufficient in calories. The actions of Oxymetholone are similar to testosterone and can cause serious impairment in sexual and physical growth when given to children.
Oxymetholone has a half life of about 8-10 hours. This means it remains in your body for 2-4 times longer. The reason it stays in the body longer is because of its affinity for fatty tissues where it gets stored.
Biochemical analysis have shown that Oxydrolone can be detected in the body for up to 2 months after the last dose. Because of this long half life, it is not the preferred drug of choice by many body builders. Most experts recommend it as an off season drug to build the body.
The dose of Oxydrolone (Oxymetholone) is based on body weight. In both adults and children this is about 1.5-2mg/kg (50-200mg/week). When Oxydrolone (Oxymetholone) is administered to treat any of the above medical disorders, its response is never immediate and may take a minimum of 2-3 weeks. In some patients a slightly lower dose is required to maintain its benefit when treating aplastic anemias. Oxydrolone (Oxymetholone)is only available as a tablet and never given intravenously.
Before one use Oxydrolone (Oxymetholone) there are a few things you should know. Oxymetholone is a potent steroid and is associated with a fair number of side effects which include: jaundice, possibility of liver cancer, enlargement of penis if taken before puberty, testicular atrophy and low sperm count if taken after puberty, impotence, painful penile erections, in women- clitoral enlargement, menstrual irregularities, lack of sleep, gynecomastia- breast enlargement, deepening of voice, excessive hair growth, general fatigue, swelling of the body, high sugars.