What can I use for Post Cycle Therapy.?

/What can I use for Post Cycle Therapy.?

What can I use for Post Cycle Therapy.?

Tamoxifen (Nolvadex):

Tamoxifen is classified as a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) and works as an anti-estrogen: While the hormone estrogen promotes the growth of breast cancer cells, tamoxifen works by blocking estrogen from attaching to estrogen receptors on these cells.

Side Effects:

The most common side effects of tamoxifen are:

  • increased tumor or bone pain.
  • hot flashes.
  • nausea.
  • fatigue.
  • mood swings.
  • depression.
  • headache.
  • hair thinning.

A recommended dosage will be between 20 mg to 40 mg per day for 2 to 4 weeks.


Clomid is an extremely popular Post Cycle Therapy compound. It is also a Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator.

Side effects include: vision problems, mood swings and headaches.

It’s is started 2 weeks after a cycle is finished and lasts for about 4 weeks in general. A recommended dosage is 25 mg to 50 mg per day. 


Arimidex is also known as anastrozole and it is an anti-estrogen drug. As it is an AI, it works by disabling aromatase enzymes which cause androgens such as testosterone, to aromatize and convert to Estrogen.

Side Effects:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Weight gain
  • Sore throat
  • Hot flushes
  • Aching joints
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Tingling of the extremities
  • Hot flushes
  • Elevated cholesterol levels

Recommended dosage is 0.5 mg-1 mg daily for 2-4 weeks.


The anti-estrogen action of letrozole is preferred by athletes and bodybuilders for use during a steroid cycle to reduce bloating due to excess water retention and prevent the formation of gynecomastia related breast tissue that is a side effect of some anabolic steroids.

Side effects:

  • hot flashes, warmth or redness in your face or chest;
  • headache, dizziness, weakness;
  • bone pain, muscle or joint pain;
  • swelling, weight gain;
  • increased sweating; or.
  • increased cholesterol in your blood.

 Recommended dosage is 2.5 mg a day for 2-4 weeks.


The drug minimizes the discharge of prolactin presenting the likelihood of escalating the volume of testosterone manufactured. It aids to keep away gynecomastia in men utilizing steroids. Additionally, it cuts down the dangerous influences of anabolics, specifically low libido, and erection glitches.

Side effects:

  • Shortness of breath.
  • Chest pain.
  • Persistent cough.
  • Difficulty breathing when lying down.
  • Painful menstruation.
  • Breast pain.
  • Decrease in urination.
  • Swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs.

Recommended dosage:

Recommended dosage 0.25-0.50 mg twice a week while experiencing side effects.

Exemestane (Aromasin)

Aromasin is one of the most effective anti-estrogen drugs currently on the market. It can reduce estrogen in the body by as much as 85%. As it is an AI, it works by disabling aromatase enzymes which cause androgens such as testosterone, to aromatize and convert to Estrogen.

Side effects:

  • hot flashes.
  • headache.
  • hair loss.
  • joint/bone/muscle pain.
  • tiredness.
  • anxiety.
  • unusual or increased sweating.
  • nausea.

Recommended dosage is around 12.5 mg to 25 mg per day for 2-4 weeks.


Isotretinoin, also known as 13-cis-retinoic acid (and colloquially referred to by its former brand name Accutane or Roaccutane), is a medication primarily used to treat severe acne.

Side Effects:

  • dry skin.
  • itching.
  • rash.
  • dry nose.
  • nosebleeds.
  • cracks in the corners of the mouth.
  • dry mouth.
  • dry lips.
  • cracking or peeling skin.
  • inflammation of the whites of the eyes.
  • dry eyes.
  • joint pain.
  • back pain.
  • dizziness.
  • drowsiness.
  • nervousness.
  • changes in your fingernails or toenails.

Recommended Isotretinoin therapy should be initiated at a dose of 40 mg until skin is clear or side effects appear.

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