There are no two options in the fact that there had been and still exists qualms regarding the usage of a steroid. Dianabol or Dbol is a very popular steroid but it is essential to have a deeper knowledge of the product before adding it to your bodybuilding routine. The obvious and visible quick effects of Dianabol should never be allowed to overshadow the potential threats posed by this steroid. Therefore it is important to know anything and everything about it including the biological halflife of Dbol.
Dbol is also known by other names such as Methandienone, Methandrostenolone, Dianabol etc.
Dosage and Timing
- Dianabol is recommended to be taken not just before work out, but every four hours in a day.
- Twice daily dosing is effective. Once in the morning and once in the afternoon.
- The best way to take Dianabol is about 20 minutes before you workout.
- Though it doesn’t matter whether you take it with food or an empty stomach, experts suggest to take it along with a protein rich meal.
- The timing is not very important. It can be taken anytime of the day since it is meant for bulking only.
- When the user wants to put down some weight, Dianabol should be avoided at this time.
The dosage mainly depending on the users requirements and experience.
20-25 mg per day dose is recommended for beginners. On an average, 15 mg per day is considered to be sufficient.
Experienced users can upgrade it by 30-35 mg per day.
50 mg per day, though manageable by experienced users is considered as a big dose. Such a big dose is not required by majority of users. In order to see faster and persistent results, some even take Dbol 100 mg a day which is not recommended.
Side effects of Dianabol
When you are playing with your physique, don’t forget that your playing with your health too. Some of the serious side effects associated with the use of Dianabol are as follows-
- Male pattern baldness
- High blood pressure
- Water retention
- Liver damage
- Testosterone Suppression
- Increased bad LDL cholesterol
- Decreased good HDL cholesterol
- Virilization in Females
Though there are a few scientific studies showing the results of Dianabol as a Bulking steroid, it is something which is not recommended by the doctors for bodybuilding. The androgenic side effects together with other risks can be serious and life-threatening. This is why Dianabol is no more a legal steroid in the United States.
Biological half life of Dbol
- Half life of any steroid is the time taken by it to get absorbed, degraded and eliminated so that half of the drug no more exists in the body.
- The approximate half-life of Dianabol is 3-5 hours.
- Its active life is around 5-6 hours.
- Due to the short half life of Dianabol, users tend to divide it’s dosage throughout the day.
- Small doses of Dbol are taken thrice a day with a half life of approximately 4 hours in order to maintain peak blood levels.
- But highs and lows in blood levels can still be experienced.
- High doses of Dbol are considered to be as a steroid abuse.
Keep a track on the dosage you take and choose a healthy way for successful bodybuilding.