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Fatigue on Oxandrolone
Aug 14, 2013

Hi Nelson. Tried Oxandrolone at 20mg per day then dropped down to 10mg per day for about six weeks. experiencing extreme fatigue. This a supposed side effect of oxandrolone. Very disappointed. Very little lean body mass gain also. I tried to replicate the 1999 study were 100mg of test and 20mg of oxandrolone for 8 weeks resulted in 17lb increase in weight. Concerned about the fatigue. Any ideas? Bill

Response from Mr. Vergel

If you are taking it with 100-200 mg per week of testosterone, your T levels should be OK. Oxandrolone wipes out your testosterone. Like any androgen, it can also increase sleep apnea. But out of all androgens it is the one with the least water retention (which can cause fatigue in some patients)

Have your doctor check your testosterone blood levels and do not forget to watch your liver enzymes and HDL cholesterol since both can be affected by this lean tissue gaining oral drug.


Reference: Resistance Exercise and Supraphysiologic Androgen Therapy in Eugonadal Men With HIV-Related Weight Loss

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