Right off the bat what is schedule III substance? These are the list of drugs defined by the U.S. Controlled Substances Act 21 U.S.C.§ 812(c) and 21 C.F.R. 1308.13, with some modifications that you can see in (79 FR 49961). The drugs in this category should meet the criteria mentioned below:
- Potential for abuse less than the substances found in schedules II and I.
- The drug is used medical in the United States
- When abused may lead to low to moderate physical dependence or a high dependence psychologically
In this is the reason why Anavar is classified as a schedule III substance, now if you think about the category it can raise questions about the drug because it’s not addictive, people popularly uses it for bodybuilding as an enhancement, while the 3rd definition does fit the drug. So let’s clear it out.
Its potential for abuse: for its effects. Many bodybuilders and athletes use this drug to enhance performance, although the athletic commissions are very strict about their athletes using these drugs and totally against the use, there are still some known cases that athletes use it and got caught. Because of its effects, the people that don’t even need the drug takes these drugs on high doses vs the people that need it and utilize it for treatment.
- It aids in Fat loss, perfect for cutting cycles
- It aids in Muscle growth
- It aids in strength gains
- It helps increase performance on an athletic level
- Helps in recovering after a strenuous workout
Most of the time: and it does happen all the time the drug is used not for medical uses. Even if this is a controlled substance this can still be easily bought online. The drug is used medically in the United States primarily for the treatment:
- Relief of Bone pain because of bone loss (Osteoporosis)
- Ais in weight gain caused by trauma, chronic infection, surgery and corticosteroid
What makes this drug popular: is because of its capabilities for an increase in performance and fat loss but excessive use of this drug has unwarranted side effects in both physical and emotional aspect that people using it especially for the ones that use it in high doses and for longer periods:
- Nausea & vomiting
- Skin discoloration
- Decrease in libido
- Oily skin
- Sleep problems
Precaution: There are many things that people need to look out for before using the drug regardless if you are using it medically or for performance.
- Existing cancer
- Heart disease
- Kidney and liver problems
- Lung problems
- High BP and high cholesterol
- Sleep problems
Consulting a physician or an expert: can be very beneficial if you plan to take or need to take this drug. Be honest about existing conditions if there are any so that you will be given alternative drugs that can be used safely in your situation.
Anavar is a type of drug that can easily be abused and popularly abused. Sadly not because it’s needed but because it’s wanted. It’s not a very easy drug to use that is a fact and with more than handful side effects, it’s best to ask experts before taking drug for any reason at all.