Androstenedione is a steroidal compound that is mainly used in the medical field to treat several conditions. Its primary purpose for which it was designed is to increase the levels of testosterone hormones. As well as create a favorable conditions for red blood cells and cause the user to develop a strong sexual desire. The drug has so far gained immense popularity as evidenced by its use by professional sports personnel. Today, this product is classified as a schedule III substance under the new US drug law.
How does it work?
It is essential in the production of testosterone and estrogen hormones. It may not be effective in enhancing performance when taken orally in the range of 100-300mg per day. The good news is that it may increase your lean muscle mass when used for slightly longer, but when coupled with weight training. There's insufficient evidence for increasing energy, and promoting the health of blood cells.
Downsides and Safety
1-androstenedione is likely unsafe for most users, especially when taken orally. Some of the drawbacks that have been reported by male users include declining sperm production, prolonged erections heart complications, shrunken testicles, and prostate pain. Their women counterparts may experience depression, deepening of the voice, facial hair growth, and irregular menstrual periods. What's important to note is that the possible side effects are mild and may be mitigated if the user takes a proper dose and caution.