Active Substance: Anastrozole
Names: Arimidex, Anastrozole, Anazole.
Anastrozole Sandoz, known as Santra, is used to treat breast cancer, to prevent breast cancer, and as an aromatase inhibitor that blocks the creation of estrogen.
Anabolic users use it to protect against estrogen side effects. A lot of AAS products can convert testosterone in estrogen, which can lead to gynecomastia and excess of water retention. Water retention can lead to high blood pressure. Such products are Danabol, all forms of Boldenone, Testosterone, and Nandrolone.
That is why anabolic users use it during the cycle. It is one of the most effective products against gynecomastia and water retention. And it is not recommended during the PCT because it doesn't stimulate testosterone production.
Side effects: altered mood, nausea, hot flashes, and joint pain. More severe side effects are osteoporosis and increased risk of heart disease. It is contraindicated in pregnant women, could harm the baby.
- For breast cancer - 1mg per day until cancer subsides.
- For steroid users - 0.5 - 1mg every other day.