Stanozolol is used by both bodybuilder and athletes to enhance or retain body mass and lose fat. It can be found in both injectable and oral form. Stanozolol is regarded as a highly anabolic steroid with mild androgenic effects. However, Stanozolol less tend to build muscle mass. However, it has milder adverse effects compared to other steroids such as Dianabol. This is why it has a reputation among female bodybuilder and athletes due to its low androgenic effects.
The characteristic of Stanozolol to be less likely to cause water retention makes it advantageous for both bodybuilders and athletes. It cant be said that Stanozolol does not cause water retention at all as an adverse effect. However, in case of decent doses it does not show up with such an effect. The other beneficial ability of Stanozolol is that it promotes fat burning activities in the body. Thus it provides to utilize fat cells in the body which is required to reduce fat mass in the body.
Stanozolol is often prescribed to treat anemia which is a disease occurs when red blood cells in the body decreased. It has also been prescribed to treat hereditary angioedema which is characterized by occasionally recurring swelling in different parts of the body. This disorder most commonly is due to increased water retention in the body.
Stanozlol is generally combined with other steroids. It is recommended for bulking cycle to use Stanozolol with stronger androgens such as Testosterones, Dianabol or Anabol. For such cycle Stonozolol balances it out. It enhances the anabolic effects of the cycle while keeping the estrogenic activity minimum. It is also an option to combine Stonozolol with non-aromatizing androgen such as Parabolan or Halotestin for competition preparing cycles.