Andriol – oral anabolic steroid. This medication contains testosterone undecanoate ester.
Oral administration of Andriol does not allow to bypass the liver (as stated in many sources). However, we need to know that the process of alkilyatsii 17? for esters hardly feasible task, moreover, it is complicated by the presence of methyl gruppy.A it means that estraza not show activity and andriol not turn into testosterone. What then is the mechanism of action? To prevent the destruction of Andriol liver was coined by a very clever way – encapsulation of the drug. Specialized capsules contain an oil solution of the ether. This gave the lipophilic drug, which allowed him, without affecting the liver, just to get into the lymphatic system. Read more
At first glance, everything is fine, but here’s the catch: the drug proved to be inadequate or lipophilic to place the process of absorption or in theory there were errors, but in practice, the mechanism was not working.
Studies have shown that the bioavailability of the drug is about 6-7% at dosages less than 6 capsules per day (about 240 mg). Now imagine the impact of the application of any other ester of testosterone in doses.
The effect of Andriol is so small that it is invisible to the naked eye. Higher dosages of the drug gives a small effect, but it can not be called significant. Andriol
It’s safe to say that athletes, bodybuilders, taking this steroid is not worth it for them simply useless.
At this point, the drug is prescribed to men to maintain or increase the libido, in case of a fall in testosterone levels in the blood.
Andriol characteristic of all the side effects inherent to the group of esters of testosterone, with only a small correction – because of the low bioavailability of less severe side effects.
Daily dose – from 6 capsules (240 mg) and 12 capsules (480mg). The daily dose should be divided into three stages.
Combination with other drugs
It is recommended to combine intake of Andriol with taking oxandrolone. More
Andriol – the only one of esters of testosterone, which women can take safely. Dosage is several times less than men – 120-240mg per day.
Courses for Men
?1 course for beginners
Duration: 4 weeks.
Dosage: 8×40 mg capsules daily (2 capsules every 4 hours).
Course ?2 for advanced athletes
Duration: 6 weeks.
Dosage: 10×40 mg daily (take 2 capsules at regular intervals).
Courses for women
?1 course for beginners.
Duration: 3 weeks.
Dosage: 3×40 mg capsules daily (2 before breakfast, 1 together with the last meal).
Course ?2 for advanced athletes.
Duration: 6 weeks.
Dosage: 4×40 mg daily (2 before breakfast, 2 with the last meal).