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Summary of Clenbuterol
Primary information, health benefits, side effects, usage, and other important details
Clenbuterol is a potent fat-burning compound with significant muscle preserving and building effects.
It was once used in feed animals to increase growth rates of lean mass. It is currently banned for over-the-counter sales and is typically seen as one of the compounds known as 'steroids' (the vague social term for it, as it is not a steroid structure) Despite the ban, it is still used amongst bodybuilding enthusiasts due to its potency.
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How to TakeMedical Disclaimer
Recommended dosage, active amounts, other details
Clenbuterol should be started at a dose of 20mcg. Higher doses can be used after tolerance is assessed but caution is warranted at higher doses due to the potency of the drug. Under no circumstance should one consume more than 120mcg a day.
Most clenbuterol should be taken in the AM hours, to allow some metabolism before sleep at night (although it will still be distrubed)
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Human Effect Matrix
The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what effects clenbuterol has on your body, and how strong these effects are.
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|Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials|
|Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled|
|Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies|
|Uncontrolled or observational studies only|
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
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|Minor||- See study|
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Things to Note
Also Known As
Clen, 4-amino-alpha(t-butyl-amino)methyl-3, 5-dichlorobenzyl alcohol
Goes Well With
A sleep aid (Check out mood for options)
Clenbuterol is a potent beta2-adrenergic agonist, exerting adrenaline-like effects on the body. Doses too high or combining with other supplements can result in cardiac arrythmia or sudden death.
Clenbuterol is also a restricted or illegal compound in certain areas of the world, and is banned for usage by athletes under most sports agencies.
Clenbuterol is highly stimulatory, and has a long half life (so will stimulate for quite some time)
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