It is an injectable anabolic steroid that has longer anabolic activity and lower androgenic effect. It has the capacity to increase protein synthesis in muscle cells and help to achieve a positive nitrogen balance. This drug is used for muscle growth, appetite stimulation, increased red blood cell production and bone density.
The average dosage for men is between 200-600 mg per week, while that for women is 50-100 mg. In order for athletes to get the best results, they need to take Deca for long periods of time. Therefore a cycle should last for at least 8-10 weeks.
All side effects that may occur while using Deca, are possible only at high doses. In most cases the effects observed includes headache, increased blood pressure and decreased erectile function. After reducing the amount of used drug, all side effects should disappear.
common side effects observed includes; high blood pressure and a prolonged time for blood clotting, nasal bleeding, as well as increased production of the sebaceous gland and acne, headaches and sexual over stimulation in men. androgenic side effects as masculinization of voice (often inconvertible), hirsutism, acne, high libido and, at times, hypertrophy of clitoris in women.