Manufacturer: Global Anabolic
Chemical name: Testosterone Propionate
Size: 10ml vial
Testosterone Propionate was the first commercially available form of testosterone, it was released into the market by the European company Schering in the early thirties. This anabolic steroid is a synthetic testosterone with a single ester attached to it. The idea behind binding testosterone with an ester is to control the release of testosterone and enhance its anabolic nature by maintaining stable peaked blood levels.
Testosterone propionate has many uses in medicine, its wieldy used to aide with male androgenic deficiencies such as low libido, losing muscle mass and low strength. This drug was also used to treat certain types of breast cancer in women and other postmenopausal related issues. However, today it is mainly used by athletes and bodybuilders to enhance their performance and to boost their strength.
This anabolic steroid carries with it a similar anabolic properties like any other testosterone form, the only deference is that propionate postpone the release of testosterone. A raw testosterone (suspension) is released into the blood immediately after injection, meanwhile test propionate takes a much longer time to be released and detached from the ester, meaning that its less frequently injected. Coming back to the properties of this drug, it can increase nitrogen retention into the muscles, stimulate cells to buildup more protein, increase red blood cells count and it can enhance IGF-1 secretion from the liver. All of these properties are able to grant you more strength, enhance your performance, and increase your strength to push through hardcore training.
The usage of such anabolic steroid can be beneficial in both cutting and bulking cycles. Maintaining high levels of testosterone while bilking will defiantly promote strength and lean muscle mass and will help you control your weight gain since it can also enhance metabolism; considering that you are on an adequate diet with good training. As for cutting, having stable testosterone levels will protect you from losing muscles especially will on a low caloric diet.
A low dose of 50mg taken every other day is the slandered dose to enhance one’s performances. However, if you are looking for the anabolic benefits of testosterone propionate, then a dose of 100mg is considered to be taken every other day. Some athletes find a higher dose if 150mg tolerated with controllable side effects. Others may attempt 200mg or more. You should always remember one simple rule, the higher the dose, the higher the possibilities for side effects to occur.
Testosterone propionate has some side effects that every user should knew about, but nevertheless, this anabolic steroid were found to be well tolerated for most of users with controllable side effects.
Here are some them and how to manage or avoid if possible:
Estrogenic side effects such as gynecomastia and water retention are possible since this anabolic steroid can convert to estrogen through the interaction with Aromatase enzyme. Adding an SERM such as Tamoxifen or an Aromatase inhibitor like Anastrozole will reduce and help to control such side effects.
Androgenic adverse effects include acne, body hair growth and boldness. Using 5-alpha reductase inhibitor such as Finasteride will reduce the synthetic hormone’s side effects.
Low levels of natural testosterone could be found after the discontinuation of finishing the use of testosterone blend. A PCT is highly recommended including Clomid and HCG will speed up the recovery and the production of testosterone.
* Please make sure to consulate with your doctor before taking this drug, and check with him in case any of these signs and symptoms develop.