It was once commonly used during PCT in the belief it will aid testosterone restoration, however this is flawed due to its mechanism of action. The drug mimics the effects of LH in the body, stimulating the Leydig cells to produce testosterone in the testes . This can be fruitful in rectify existing, or avoiding testicular atrophy on cycle. It will not aid the process of recovery in the post cycle phase however, as the drug will bring about heightened oestrogen levels due to the greater aromatising of the testosterone being produced in the testes , thus bringing about greater inhibition of the HPTA .
Despite its obvious benefits and limited side effects authorities have not endorsed the commercial sale of Deca Durabolin as an over the counter drug. This is to stop the usage of this drug in sports and other body building competitions. There is also the fear of abuse and although this drug has been termed a ‘side effects’ friendly drug across many spheres, the authorities have enough evidence which suggests that overdosing on Deca Durabolin or administering a cheaper rehashed version can prove to be extremely disastrous on the user’s health and well being.