Oxandrolone was first created as a treatment for conditions such as muscle wasting and quick weight loss. Oxandrolone, and is popular as a DHT anabolic steroid with non-existent androgenic characteristics and weak anabolic characteristics. Oxandrolone, like most other oral anabolic steroids have been modified (C17alpha-alkylated) so that it can be survive ingestion into our system and get pass the liver's filtration attempts.

Once Oxandrolone reaches the bloodstream it activates instantly, which is a common feature with most oral steroids, especially the ones with DHT characteristics. This rapid time of activity is because of its short lifespan of 9 hours. Because of this short lifespan, an optimal dosage for Oxandrolone would be twice a day. There are many users who use it just once per day and even then reaping the benefits of this steroid.

Clinical Usage

Oxandrolone is indicated for the management of the anemia of renal insufficiency and has been shown to increase hemoglobin and red cell mass. Surgically induced anephric patients have been reported to be less responsive.

Primary hypogonadism testicular failure due to cryptorchidism, bilateral torsion orchitis, vanishing testis syndrome, or orchidectomy. Prologed androgen treatment will be required to maintain sexual characteristics in these and other males who develop testosterone deficiency after puberty.

Oxandrolone have also been used to treat refractory anemias and in selected cases of osteoporosis along with oestrogens and Breast cancer

Recreational usage

This steroid is known as a good agent for the promotion of strength and duality muscle mass gains, although the mild nature of this compound makes it less than ideal for bulking purposes.

Among bodybuilders it is most commonly used during cutting phases of training when water retention is a concern. Although Anavar doesn’t give users tremendous gains in muscle mass, it is an ideal steroid for burning fat and giving the body a more cut look. Additionally, the muscle mass gained and fat burned tend to be more permanent than with the steroids associated with large muscle mass gains. Anavar also causes more mild side effects limited effect on the liver and comparatively limited effect on the bodys natural sex hormones.

Women usually tolerate this drug well at low doses, and at one time it was prescribed for the treatment of osteoporosis.


Therapeutic dosage:
Males: 20mg per week along with testosterone
Females : Under severe circumstances 10-20 mg spread throughout the week

Recreational usage:
Males: 50-100 mg per week along with testosterone
Females :30-40 mg per week