Anadrole is named after the compound – anadrol. Another immensely powerful bulking steroid that can bring about huge increases in weight. This rapid weight gain is due to the body adding muscle and water. Because it can cause the body to retain a considerable amount of fluid, it can leave a user looking more smooth compared to other ‘dry’ steroids. Anadrol is also thought to be more toxic than other steroids, hence how bodybuilders often prefer dianabol instead. Obviously, anadrole will be much less toxic on the body and safe to use in comparison.
After the Kefauver Harris Amendment was passed in 1962, the . FDA began the DESI review process to ensure the safety and efficacy of drugs approved under the more lenient pre-1962 standards, including Dianabol.  In 1965, the FDA pressured CIBA to further document its legitimate medical uses, and re-approved the drug for treating post-menopausal osteoporosis and pituitary-deficient dwarfism .  After CIBA's patent exclusivity period lapsed, other manufacturers began to market generic metandienone in the .
Acne is often present. Acne conglobata is a particularly severe form of acne that can develop during steroid abuse or even after the drug has been discontinued. Infections are a common side effect of steroid abuse because of needle sharing and unsanitary techniques used when injecting the drugs into the skin. These are similar risks to IV drug abusers with increased potential to acquire blood-borne infections such as hepatitis and HIV/AIDS . Skin abscesses may occur at injection sites and may spread to other organs of the body. Endocarditis or an infection of the heart valves is not uncommon.