My TRT doc had me on 50mg Anavar for 100 days. Yes, really. That was how it was prescribed. Blood work came back nearly the same as it was before the Anavar. I’m not saying that it’s risk-free, but it’s certainly much less liver toxic than any other oral out there and I think perhaps the danger is a bit overblown. And I agree with the gentleman above who said a four week cycle is a waste. He’s 100% correct. So if you’re going to run it then you should probably push it out at least six weeks (I would say eight, but that’s because I know how long I can run it without issue; you may have a very different reaction to it than I did).
Finally, specific advice. If you are looking to juice for the first time, don’t get too complicated! I hear of people going out the first time and running 5 different drugs.. That’s crazy; there’s simply no need to do that, you can only grow so fast and there’s not much gained (except risk) by going poly drug. A great 8-12 week cycle for most men is 500mgs/wk of testosterone and .5 to 1mg 3X a week of Arimidex (depending on how you feel). That’s it. No need to over complicate things! Also, you need to get over any fear of needles. Oral steroids are ALL DANGEROUS because they need to go through your liver, and, because of that, they all stress your body a lot more than injections. It’s not that bad, I’ve been doing it 2X a week for years, you get used to it. Not the highlight of my day, but no worse than a lot of other things! If you just want to be sterile, 250mgs/wk of testosterone with .5 Arimidex 3X a week will do it for most men. That’s a high TRT dose, and will make most steroid newbies grow pretty well; but it’s low enough that most people can stay on it indefinitely. Oh, and, one other thing.. Get some Rogaine. 😉 That’s a real negative side effect of steroids, if you’re predisposed to male pattern baldness, steroids WILL accelerate the hair loss. Rogaine (or Propecia, if you can stand the sides) helps immensely.