Oxandrolone (brand names Oxandrin, Anavar, Lonavar, others), is a synthetic, orally active anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) that first became available as a prescription drug in the United States in 1964. It is a 17α-methylated derivative of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) that has an oxygen atom in place of
Oxandrolone is a very popular anabolic androgenic steroid and is considered to be one of the friendliest in terms of side effects. This is one of the few anabolic steroids that carry with it a high rate of success among women, so much so it’s often referred to as “The Girl Steroid.” But this is a title that’s a bit misleading as it is highly effective in men, it just happens to be one of the few women can use without major issues. Oxandrolone is also one of the most underappreciated anabolic steroids because of its mild nature, but the lack of appreciation some steroid users hold is due to a either ridiculous expectations or simply a purchase of a poor product. Oxandrolone is one of the most commonly counterfeited steroids to have ever existed.
Oxandrolone is used for promoting weight gain, in combination with other medicines, after weight loss due to major surgery, recurring infections, serious injury, or unknown reasons. It is also used to offset certain side effects of long-term steroid use (protein catabolism), or to relieve bone pain due to osteoarthritis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Oxandrolone is an anabolic steroid. It works by helping the body to produce testosterone, which helps build muscle mass.