Metrics Labs Dianabolan is essentially oral testosterone, except for two differences: one, it has an added double carbon bond at 1-2, and, two, it's 17 alpha-alkylated (17aa). 17aa means it can enter the liver and pass into the body without being destroyed by the liver.Methandrostenolone usually referred to as Dianabol was first produced and marketted by Ciba-Geigy in 1960. It was promoted as being highly anabolic. Dianabol was also reported to enhance feelings of well being. Methandrostenolone and Methandienone are almost identical, the only difference being in the spatial configuration of their chemical structure. They are C-17 alpha-alkylated compounds and therefore exert a significant strain on the liver, with even relatively low dosages causing temporary abnormalities in liver function tests.
Many users of this steroid have reported dramatic gains in both strength and size. However, it aromatises even at low dosages, with the development of gynaecomastia a common problem. Another common complaint is the problem of water retention, resulting in hypertension. Female use of Methandrostenolone/Methandienone can result in virilisation due to its androgenic properties.a Masculinising effects can occur even at low dosages in some women who are particularly sensitive to androgens.