Nandrolone is very popular anabolic steroid which is produced in two forms. These two forms are Nandrolone Decanoate and Phenylpropionate. Nandrolone Decanoate is more developed AAS then Phenylpropionate. Because of that, we will talk about Nandrolone Decanoate in this article.
Nandrolone D is considered a classic anabolic steroid. Deca was developed for the use in medicine for fast recovery of damaged tissue after surgery, trauma, and others. Over time, the properties of the Nandrolone were noticed by athletes and this drug became very popular in the gyms.
What is the difference between Nandrolone Decanoate and Phenylpropionate?Due to the fact that the active drug (nandrolone) is the same in the given drugs, the effects from them are very similar. The main difference between Decanoate and Phenylpropionate is the long life period. Long-life period of Deca is 7-10 days but the long-life period of Nandrolone Phenylpropionate is 2-4 days.
By the way, Nandrolone Phenylpropionate has the following features and differences from the Deca:
- retains less water
- has the same side effects as Nandrolone D but the frequency of their appearance is lower
- the frequency of doing the injections is higher (every 3-4 days)
- own testosterone is restored a little faster than after the use of Deca
Nandrolone DecanoateNandrolone D acts slowly because of that the muscle gain is gradual. Actually, the athletes who use Nandrolone notice the great increase in the muscle mass and in the strength. Moreover, the athlete can gain 6-8 kg of muscle mass during the Nandrolone Decanoate cycle.
Moreover, Nandrolone D retains the water in the body. It allows decreasing the pain in joints and ligaments. Also, this medicine helps strengthen the immune system and bone tissue. It is important to note that Deca is not toxic to the liver.
The androgenic action of the given drug is lower in comparison with the testosterone drugs. Usually, the athletes don’t do the solo cycle of Nandrolone. It is related to the decrease in libido and testosterone level. It can be combined with the Testosterone or Winstrol.
Nandrolone Decanoate CycleThe injections are doing once a week because the period of activity of Nandrolone is 15 days. The average dosage of this drug is 200-400 mg weekly. Sometimes the athletes increase the dosages and because of this increases the frequency of the side effects.
It is important to note that the duration of the cycle is 8 weeks.
PCT after Nandrolone DecanoateYou need to add Clomid in the last week of the Nandrolone Decanoate cycle and during the next 3-4 weeks. It helps to restore testosterone levels. The dosage is 50-100 mg daily.
Don’t forget that you shouldn’t use Tamoxifen for PCT after Nandrolone. Also, Nandrolone can’t be combined with others progestins (Trenbolone, Anadrol, Anapolon).
If you want to achieve the maximal effect from the AAS intake, you need to eat correctly and to have the regime.
Nandrolone Decanoate side effectsNandrolone Decanoate doesn’t aromatize but it can convert into estrogens. Periodically, athletes note increased pressure, acne and headaches.
This drug had progestogen activity which leads to such side effects like:
- decreased libido. 3-4 weeks is necessary for recovery.