Among women, Primobolan ® is one of the most popular steroids in use. At a dosage of 50-75mg daily, virilization symptoms are extremely uncommon. One would of course not expect a tremendous amount of muscle mass with this drug, and instead should expect a slow and steady (quality) increase. Some women choose to further add-in other anabolics such as Winstrol ® or oxandrolone, in an effort to increase the muscle building effectiveness of a cycle. While both of these compounds are quite tolerable to women, one must be sure not to use too high an accumulated dosage. Troublesome androgenic side effects are always a possibility with steroid use, even with very mild substances. Taken at too high a dosage, these weak anabolics can become a formidable danger to femininity. It would therefore be the best advice not to use the normal dosage range of both, but instead start with a much lower dosage of each steroid to compensate for the other. On the black market Primobolan ® orals are popular, but still much less commonly found than the injectable. This is due to the higher cost effectiveness of the injectable, which uses the same active compound but with 100% bioavailability due to the form of administration. When found however the tablets can usually be trusted, provided they are not the 50mg version (discussed below). The price for a single 5mg tablet can be as high as $1 on the US black market, clearly a high expense as the dosage exceeds 100mg daily. The 25mg tabs are much more cost effective when available, priced about 2-3 times higher than the 5mg version but obviously providing five times the volume of drug.
Methenolone Acetate is most commonly used during cutting cycles when a mass increase is not the main goal. Some athletes do prefer to combine a mild anabolic like “Primo” with bulking drugs such as Dianabols, Anadrol, or testosterone however, presumably to lower the overall androgen dosage and minimize uncomfortable side effects. When choosing between Primobolan versions, the injectable is preferred over the oral, as it is much more cost effective. Its length of activity would thus be quite similar to Testosterone enanthate, with blood levels remaining elevated for approximately two weeks. Methenolone itself is a long acting anabolic, with extremely low androgenic properties.
Oral steroids: Drug Active half-life Anadrol / Anapolan50 (oxymetholone) 8 to 9 hours Anavar (oxandrolone) 9 hours Dianabol (methandrostenolone, methandienone) to 6 hours Methyltestosterone 4 days Winstrol (stanozolol) 9 hours Halotestin (Fluoxymesterone) hours Turinabol (Tbol) 16 hours Injectable steroids: Drug Active half-life Deca-durabolin (Nandrolone decanate) 15 days Equipoise 14 days Finaject (trenbolone acetate) 3 days Primobolan (methenolone enanthate) days Sustanon or Omnadren 15 to 18 days Testosterone Cypionate 12 days Testosterone Enanthate days Testosterone Propionate days Testosterone Suspension 1 day Winstrol (stanozolol) 1 day Steroid esters: Drug Active half-life Formate days Acetate 3 days Propionate days Phenylpropionate days Butyrate 6 days Valerate days Hexanoate 9 days Caproate 9 days Isocaproate 9 days Heptanoate days Enanthate days Octanoate 12 days Cypionate 12 days Nonanoate days Decanoate 15 days Undecanoate days Ancillaries: Drug Active half-life Arimidex 3 days Clenbuterol days Clomid 5 days Cytadren 6 hours Ephedrine 6 hours T3 10 hours Letrozole 5 hours Nolvadex (Tamoxifen Citrate) 14 days