Mesterolone is retailed under the Proviron brand name, and this is an anabolic and an androgen steroid or an AAS medication that assists to treat poor testosterone levels. The medication is ultilised to treat infertility in men. Proviron is a controlled substance under section III in the United States controlled substance act and falls under the schedule IV controlled substance in Canada under the controlled drugs and substances.
What is the product?
Mesterolone belongs to the androgen medicine group, which is the male sex hormone. It is ultilised to treat male disorders when the body cannot make sufficient amounts of natural androgen. The medication supplements the male hormone amount that is produced by the body naturally. It is a synthetic androgen as well as an anabolic steroid, and thus it is the androgen receptors agonist. It also acts as a biological target of androgens like testosterone and dihydrotestosterone. The drug offers a weak anabolic and androgenic effect, which makes it of use in masculinization production. There are no estrogenic effects caused by the drug.
Also known as the 1α-methyl-4,5α-dihydrotestosterone (1α-methyl-DHT) or as 1α-methyl-5α-androstan-17β-ol-3-one, the drug has a specific DHT that have the methyl group present in the C1α position.
How does it work?
Proviron lasts for four to six weeks after it is taken. The drug treats the deficiency of androgen that is present in hypogonadism in males. It supports male fertility and is helpful to treat delay in puberty in men. Because of no estrogenic effect, the medication helps treat androgen deficiency, which causes gynecomastia and tenderness in the breast.
While the product is mostly safe to use, it is possible that the hormonal substance could quicken the existing tumors and tissues depending on the hormone growth. This happens mostly in those who are over the age of 65. It increases the risk of prostate cancer, so it is always advised to take the drug only after a doctors’ recommendation.
How to use it?
To use Proviron, you should follow every direction that has been told by your pharmacist or your doctor with utmost care. The direction given by the health expert could be different than what is mentioned on the leaflet. So make sure that you get it checked once before you start to take the drug. Your doctor will tell you the right dosage that you should take. Usually, you will have to take one or two tablets three times in the day. After some months, your doctor could decrease the dosage to one tablet two or three times in the day. Taking more than the recommended dosage could cause side effects.
To take the drug, swallow it whole along with water. The medication gives the best effect when it is taken at the same time each day. It is fine to take medicine both before and after food. Just make sure that you set a fixed time to take it.
Benefits and side effects
Proviron is used to increase the testosterone in those men who suffer from hypogonadism. This is a condition where the male body is not capable of producing sufficient amounts of testosterone.
Taking Proviron helps to improve normal sexual development in men.
It helps develop the reproductive organs in men like deep voice, hair growth, and body fat distribution.
You may suffer from the following side effects:
Increase in sexual drive
You should take care not to consume more than the dosage prescribed. If you feel that there has been an overdose, then seek immediate medical care. Do not use out of date medicines. Proviron is to be used by male patients only. It is important to consult your doctor always before you take the medication.