Winstrol is a brand name of the synthetic anabolic steroid, stanozolol. Although no longer available in the . under the name of Winstrol, generic versions of stanozolol can still be found. Stanozolol is similar to testosterone and commonly used by veterinarians on debilitated animals (especially dogs and horses) to improve muscle growth, trigger red blood cell production, increase bone density and enhance appetite. It's approved by the . Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating anemia and hereditary angioedema (swelling of blood vessels) in people, although a prescription is needed. Winstrol (stanozolol) is a banned performance-enhancing drug, but still used widely by track and field athletes as well as bodybuilders — usually illegally. You should take stanozolol only with the permission and under the care of a physician.
Doxycycline (Vibramycin) is the antibiotic of choice for adults and children. Doxycycline is contraindicated in pregnant women, although it may be considered in life-threatening situations when clinical suspicion of tick-borne illness is high. The recommended dosage of doxycycline is 100 mg orally or intravenously twice a day for adults, and mg per kg orally or intravenously twice a day for children who weigh less than 100 lb ( kg). Although the optimal duration of therapy has not been established, a five- to seven-day course is recommended for RMSF and HME after the fever subsides. A 10- to 14-day course is recommended for HGA. Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin) may be used as an alternative to doxycycline; however, this drug may cause side effects, and monitoring of blood indices may be needed.
But if they took 15 mg of Dianabol a day for five weeks -- Mix says it might have been three weeks, Shea says six -- it could have given them an advantage, especially if none of their opponents was using. Victor Conte, the BALCO mastermind, says a cycle of that size and length could have given them benefits for "four months or longer." But Charles Yesalis, professor emeritus of health policy and administration at Penn State University and a leading expert on doping, says such doses of Dianabol might have given the players a boost for only up to two months.