Testosterone isocaproate is available in the market in brands Sustanon 100, Sustanon 250 and Omnadren 250. It is an androgen anabolic steroid used as a compound in mixed testosterone ester prep. Adult men use it to replace low testosterone level with high and treat health issues related to fall of testosterone known as male hypogonadism. Sustanon 250 is produced by Organon and was released in 1970s to treat kids with low levels of testosterone.
What is Sustanon?
Sustanon 250 is a pale yellow, transparent injectable solution placed in oil with active testosterone in four different 250mg/ml form. One of the 4 components is a natural testosterone hormone ester. An ml ampoule comprises of the following compounds:
- 30 mg- Testosterone propionate
- 60mg- Testosterone isocaproate
- 100mg- Testosterone decanoate
- 60mg- Testosterone propionate
- 60mg- Testosterone phenylpropionate
The total testosterone per ml is 176 mg. When injected, a quick rise in the testosterone occurs which falls slowly. Repeated injections are suggested in 21 days.
Uses of Sustanon
It works as a replacement therapy to treat male hypogonadism when testosterone deficiency is confirmed via biochemical tests. Testosterone administration is also advantageous when used as a supportive therapy during female to male transition.
Testosterone occurs naturally in males testicles called androgen. The active compounds in Sustanon are sent by the body to testosterone. The hormone helps in healthy growth and development, proper functioning of the sex organs and for masculine secondary sex characteristics. It also helps in the perfect development bones and muscles, growth of hair and production of RBC. It also helps in making masculine voice become deeper.
Sustanon is given as testosterone replacement in men and to deal with health issues linked with shortage of testosterone or male hypogonadism. The problem is confirmed by testosterone blood test and clinical symptoms like infertility, impotency, poor sex drive, bone loss and depressive mood.
The medicine should be given under the supervision of a doctor or nurse. It is injected deeply in large muscle like upper arm or leg or buttock. The dosage depends on the problem’s severity and should be confirmed by the doctor. A common dose is 1ml injection in 3 weeks. But, it can vary from one injection in 2 weeks or one injection in 4 weeks
How does Sustanon help in body building?
Injectable steroids are quite popular with bodybuilders. Sustanon is suggested for males as it boosts your testosterone levels and increases muscle growth and strength. When your body produces low testosterone, then replacement is the only option and this is why people choose Sustanon for depressive mood, poor sex drive, impotency and male hypogonadism.
When you go for six testosterone esters in a single Sustanon application, you get impressive results for bodybuilding.
- A whopping rise in muscle mass and volume
- Better strength and endurance
- Great muscle growth
People participating in competitions regulated by WADA should get the code before injecting Sustanon250 as it may interfere testing results. Inefficient use of androgen can increase your ability to perform better in athletes but it is highly not recommended as it may lead severe health issues.
Side effects of Testosterone Replacement Therapy
If taken under guidance, Sustanon has no such side effects. But, some side effects reported by users are:
- Mood swings
- Poor sexual desire
Women who use Sustanon may experience side effects like deepening of voice and growth of body and facial hair. The peanut oil used in the formulation forbids it for those who are allergic to peanut.