Stanozolol is a synthetic derived from testosterone. Technically classified as an anabolic steroid, Stanozolol is commonly sold under the brand name winstrol. Created by the Winthrop Laboratories in 1962, winstrol is one of the most popular anabolic steroids. Winstrol is a registered trademark of Sanofi-Synthelabo Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Sanofi has licensed rights of Wnstrol to Ovation Pharmaceuticals. Winstrol is commonly marketed as Winstrol (oral) and Winstrol Depot (injectable).
USAGE The United States FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has approved winstrol for human use. Medically, winstrol is used in both animals and human patients to treat a number of conditions. Winstrol is commonly used for the treatment of anaemia and hereditary angioedema that causes episodes of swelling of the face, extremities, genitals, bowel wall, and throat in humans.
Winstrol has substantial fibrinolytic properties. It has been effective treatment for urticaria, Raynaud’s phenomenon, cryptofibrinogenemia, and lipodermatosclerosis. It has also been used to cure osteonecrosis in cases; it is resistant to all other therapy. The drug also has been successfully used in treatment of AIDS wasting syndrome. Winstrol is often used to improve muscle growth, red blood cell production, increase bone density and stimulate the appetite in weak and feeble animals. Winstrol is widely used by muscle builders for its anabolic and androgenic effects. Average Dose for men is 50-100 mg/day, and for women is 25-50 mg/week.
CHEMISTRY winstrol is a DHT (dihydrotestosterone) derivative. It is a 17AA steroid. It is chemically designated as 17-methyl-2′ H -5(alpha)-androst-2-eno[3,2- c ]pyrazol-17(beta)-ol. In winstrol (oral), Stanozolol is solidified into tablet form, and each tablet contains 2 mg of stanozolol. Stanozolol is aqueous in winstrol Depot. Inactive Ingredients of winstrol include Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, D&C Red #28, FD&C Red #40, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, and Starch. Active Life of winsrol is around 48 hours.
SIDE EFFECTS overuse or high doses of winstrol are often linked with cause serious side effects. Some of the side effects of winstrol are allergic reactions, such as difficulty in breathing, choking of the throat, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, or hives; swelling of the arms or legs, especially ankles; frequent or persistent erections, breast tenderness, breast enlargement (males), voice changes (hoarseness, deepening), hair loss, facial hair growth, clitoral enlargement (females), menstrual irregularities (female), worsening acne, difficulty in sleeping, headaches, and changes in sexual desire.
LEGAL STATUS winstrol has been classified as a Schedule III controlled substance under federal regulation. It has been banned from use in sports competition by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).