Dianabol is not an extremely androgenic steroid, its androgenicity has been structurally reduced, but androgenic side effects are still possible. Such side effects of Dianabol use include acne, accelerated hair loss in those predisposed to male pattern baldness and body hair growth. Most men should not have a problem with such effects, response will be the final dictator, but most will remain clear. Although the odds are in your favor, such effects are brought on by Methandrostenolone being metabolized by the 5-alpha reductase enzyme. This is the same enzyme responsible for the reduction of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone, but the overall conversion here will result in very low amounts of dihydromethandrostenolone. This tells us 5-alpha reductase inhibitors like Finasteride that are often used to combat androgenic side effects will have very little if any affect on Dianabol.
Despite its reduced androgenicity, Dianabol can promote virilization symptoms in women. Such symptoms include body hair growth, a deepening of the vocal chords and clitoral enlargement. It is possible for some women to use this steroid without virilization symptoms with extremely low doses, but the odds are not favorable. Most all women should choose anabolic steroids with less translating androgenic activity to meet their needs.
When T-bol was first re-introduced to the market about a decade ago, it was fairly pricey, being sold for as much as $10 per 10 mg pill. This prevented many BB’rs from administering an effective dose for any reasonable period of time, so most chose to use other orals instead. Fortunately, the price of many raw materials has dropped significantly in recent years, leading to an increase in availability and dramatically reduced prices. I have seen UGL’s offering legitimate versions of T-bol for as little as $1 per 10 mg pill when purchased in bulk, making this hard to obtain steroid affordable to all. Oddly, even with lower prices and easy sourcing, it did not grow in popularity as much some thought it would. Some UGL’s have even dropped the steroid from their product list due to lack of demand. I believe this is primarily due to ineffective advertising and a lack of public awareness. If you find yourself repeatedly using the same orals over and over again and want to try something new, you might want to consider giving T-bol a shot.