The brand name Winstrol refers to a steroid made of the compound Stanozolol. It is used by the muscle gaining community in muscle mass and strength gain. Performance athletes and bodybuilders widely use it. Due to its chemical makeup, Winstrol is a very mild steroid. It being mild explains why it is loved by athletes engaging in activities that require a lot of strength. Because of its low potency, it is considered to be very dangerous to the human body. It is considered so because; Winstrol contains a high dosage of androgens which is less potent and a low dosage of anabolics. For this reason, the medical world considers it as a very dangerous steroid, contrary to the popular belief by its users that it is safe.
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.