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Mestanolone is a steroid that has characteristics similar to those of DHT (dihydrotestosterone), but unlike DHT is orally bioavailable. Mestanolone was the second most commonly used steroid by German athletes in decades past, who were among the best in the world largely because of widespread steroid use. Methyl DHT cannot convert to estrogen, but it does bind strongly to SHBG which can displace estrogen into circulation possibly resulting in estrogenic side effects. Mestanolone would therefore bind to the AR resulting in quite strong anabolism but it has not been determined scientifically if this is possible and what dose would achieve this effect. Mestanolone is much more androgenic than anabolic and is decent at hardening up one's physique.

Mestanolone Dosage:
Dosages range from 10 mg to 30 mg a day for males for 6 - 8 weeks, which is often enough to keep blood serum levels well above baseline with this particular drug. More specifically, Ermalones strength and muscle gains are largely on par with those of the DHT-derived anabolic steroid Winstrol (Stanozolol). Its anabolic and androgenic effects are typically dose dependent and extremely supportive of testosterone based cycles. Experienced steroid users have been known to run more aggressive dosages of 30 mg/day of methyldihydrotestosterone.

Mestanolone Stacking:
Ermalone stacks well with all compounds, and works to enhance both cutting and mass building cycles. Cycles with powerful mass gaining compounds like testosterone (enanthate, cypionate, and propionate), Dianabol, Trenbolone, and Deca-Durabolin benefit from its strength building properties. Ermalone's Winstrol mimicking properties make it an ideally suited cutting cycle compound, which in a testosterone base, stacks very well with Primobolan, Masteron, Oral Turinabol, Trenbolone, Equipoise, and Anavar.

Short Term Effects:
Intake of C17-alpha alkylated steroids is commonly limited to 6-8 weeks, in an effort to avoid escalating liver strain. Prolonged or high exposure may result in liver damage.
Androgenic: Mestanolone is an androgen. Higher than normal therapeutic doses are likely to produce androgenic side effects including oily skin, acne, and body/facial hair growth. Men with a genetic predisposition for hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) may notice accelerated male pattern balding. Women are warned of the potential virilizing effects of anabolic/androgenic steroids, especially with such a strong androgen. These may include deepening of the voice, menstrual irregularities, changes in skin texture, facial hair growth, and clitoral enlargement.
Cardiovascular: Anabolic/androgenic steroids can have deleterious effects on serum cholesterol. This includes a tendency to reduce HDL (good) cholesterol values and increase LDL (bad) cholesterol values, which may shift the HDL to LDL balance in a direction that favors greater risk of arteriosclerosis. Anabolic/androgenic steroids may also adversely affect blood pressure and triglycerides, reduce endothelial relaxation, and support left ventricular hypertrophy, all potentially increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease and myocardiai infarction.
Testosterone Suppression: All anabolic/androgenic steroids when taken in doses sufficient to promote muscle gain are expected to suppress endogenous testosterone production.

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  • Have used at approx 25mg bid po, it took 3 days before i noticed anything.. i usually sweat excessively, but while on mestanolone i hardly broke a sweat. at that point i was currently training with sprintwork and plyometrics. i was not as easily fatigued. my back did increase oil production and i became extreemely HORNY.. i thought i was 16 again...5 weeks at that dose and i was happy..increase of approx 2 lbs(insignificant, due to other dietary variables). Performance on the track suffered after i discontinued..

    • Just talking about a little known steroid in late 60's (forgotten but comming back due to ease of synthesis and economical). first used by german olympians. effects for me were good, but not overwhelming. god my piss smelled bad while on that stuff. tuna mixed with asparagus

Ermalone History:
Dihydrotestosterone was first synthesized in 1935. Mestanolone, trivial name for the 17-alpha alkylated form of dihydrotestosterone, was produced shortly after. To spite such an old history as an investigatory agent, however, this steroid has been scarcely used in clinical medicine. The only noteworthy preparation to appear during the last forty years has been Ermalone, which was manufactured for a short period of time by Roussel Pharmaceuticals in Germany. It has since been discontinued, however. Many things probably led to the general abandonment of this steroid in the pharmaceutical industry, including an increased number of alternative agents, a lack of financial viability, and a reassessment of its tissue building and hepatotoxic properties.

Most of the studies on mestanolone took place during the 1950's and '60's. Although mestanolone had been synthesized long before, the drug was seeing revitalized interest by researchers due to more recent assays showing that the agent could provide both strong androgenic and anabolic effects. For a short period of time it was believed that mestanolone would be a palatable tissue building agent. Not long after, however, the general consensus about this agent came to be that it was an androgen, not really a strong anabolic, and that its risk profile (hepatotoxicity, lipid alterations) probably did not warrant its use over other commercial androgen preparations.

Although it had a weak history as a prescription medicine, mestanolone was one of the oldest and most valued secrets of the East German doping machine, the infamous state sponsored doping program of the 1970s and '80s that developed advanced systematic techniques designed to assist drug-tested athletes avoid detection. This program allowed East German athletes to evade countless urine tests and become a dominant force in Olympic sports throughout much of the Cold War era. Mestanolone was valued not for its potency as a muscle builder, but for its abilities as a pure and powerful androgen. Its effects were largely focused on the central nervous system and neuromuscular interaction. Athletes would routinely comment that while the drug would not make them huge, it was very capable of improving speed, strength, aggression, endurance, and resistance to stress. Drug tested or not, mestanolone remains intrinsically valuable today as a fast-acting oral androgen capable of providing tangible benefits to many users.

Chemical Description:
Mestanolone is an oral analogue of dihydrotestosterone. This steroid is a 17-alpha methylated form of this potent endogenous androgen, being essentially (in structure) to dihydrotestosterone what methyltestosterone is to testosterone. Overall, mestanolone has an activity profile not very dissimilar from the hormone it is derived from. Like dihydrotestosterone, mestanolone is primarily androgenic in nature, displaying a low level of anabolic activity. Both dihydrotestosterone and mestanolone are also devoid of estrogenic activity.

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Synthetic androgen and anabolic steroid. Mestanolone has mostly been discontinued in medicine, though it is still available in Japan. Side effects of Mestanolone include symptoms of masculinization like acne, increased hair growth, voice changes, and increased sexual desire. It can also cause liver damage.

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