One always needs to be responsible in terms of the choosing any synthetic and then the eventual use of any steroid based supplement. Winstrol and Anavar are too to be given their due attention regarding this, though it is the former that has shown more of the negatives than the latter. However, as the usage is mostly dependent on the side effects produced, the list of their respective possible side-effects will make the scenario clearer.
- Common side effects of Winstrol that are seen:
- Hepatic: Conditions like Hepatic Necrosis. Hepatocellular neoplasms and hepatic peliosis have been noticeable with the long term consumption of this steroid. Also, effects like increase in serum bilirubin and alkaline phosphatase in the liver too have been reported.
- Genitourinary: In men, at the prepubertal stage, phallic enlargement and erection frequency increase. At the postpubertal stage, conditions like impotence, bladder irritability, and testicular atrophy etc have been seen.
As for women, clitoral enlargement is the most common to happen, and also menstrual irregularities due to hormonal disturbance.
- Central Nervous System: Depression, Insomania.
- Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, and Diarrhea.
- Larynx: Women get a deeper tone of voice due to increase in testosterone levels.
- Hair: Women may face male type baldness patterns, and an increase in hair growth in the body.
- Metabolic: Low glucose tolerance with increased serum levels.
As is clear from the above list, the usage of Winstrol has shown a basket full of side effects at many levels of the body. That is possibly why it can be bought only by a doctor’s prescription and not otherwise.
- Common side effects of Anavar that are seen are :
As already mentioned, it is a known fact that it is a mild steroid that is devoid of possibly any harmful effects on body organs like liver, or diseases like jaundice etc. that other steroids have a possibility of.
- There are cases of testosterone suppression but on a very mild mode.
- As steroids are known to develop Gynecomastia, the development of breasts in males, this too has a very minimal chance of happening as this does not aromatize.
- It is most important to ensure that one is not using any contraindicative medication that could react adversely and cause unwanted complications, even though on its own when combining steroids with Anavar is nearly harmless. Only when one is tempted to increase the dosage all of a sudden to unusual quantum can actually cause more harm than the desired effect, though pretty much at a controlled level.
Going through the list of side effects, one can easily deduce the safety of Anavar and this is the reason that it can be procured even without the doctor’s prescription. But nonetheless, it is better to take an opinion from a doctor and then go ahead with it, and its safety not to be an excuse to take the precautions to safeguard one’s health. It is always suggestive to take your doctor’s advice before getting started.