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.
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.
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.