Pill imprint HALOTESTIN 5 has been identified as Halotestin 5 mg._x000D__x000D_ Halotestin is used in the treatment of hypogonadism, male; postmenopausal symptoms; delayed puberty, male; breast cancer, palliative; breast cancer and belongs to the drug classes androgens and anabolic steroids, hormones/antineoplastics. Not for use in pregnancy. Halotestin 5 mg is classified as a Schedule 3 controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA)._x000D__x000D_ _x000D__x000D_ SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, vomiting, headache, skin color changes, increased/decreased sexual interest, oily skin, hair loss, and acne may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly._x000D__x000D_ Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects when it is used at normal doses._x000D__x000D_ Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: mental/mood changes (such as anxiety, depression, increased anger), trouble sleeping/snoring._x000D__x000D_ _x000D__x000D_ Halotestin is an oral steroid which was introduced on the market by Upjohn Company in 1957. Fluoxymesterone substance is precursor of methyltestosterone. Through its changes in the chemical structure, was made much more androgenic than testosterone. The anabolic component is only slightly pronounced. Based on its characteristics Halotestin is used mainly when the athlete is more interested in a strength build up rather than in a muscle gain. Powerlifters and weightlifters who must stay within a certain weight class often use this drug because they are primarily interested in a strength gain without adding body weight._x000D__x000D_ _x000D__x000D_ In bodybuilding Halotestin is almost exclusively taken during preparation for a competition. Since its substance is strongly androgenic while at the same time aromatizing very poorly, this substance helps the athlete obtain an elevated androgen level while keeping the estrogen concentration low._x000D__x000D_ If you are male, tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: trouble urinating, breast swelling/tenderness, too frequent/prolonged erections._x000D__x000D_ Rarely, males may have a painful or prolonged erection lasting 4 or more hours. If this occurs, stop using this drug and seek immediate medical attention, or permanent problems could occur._x000D__x000D_ _x000D__x000D_ As was mentioned earlier Halotestin will show a denser look of the muscles without a notable size increase. This is very important when the athlete wants to stay within a specific weight range._x000D__x000D_ The dosage for bodybuilders and for powerlifters is different. For example, for bodybuilders it should be 20-30 mg per day while for powerlifters should be 40 mg per day. Halotestin should be taken mornings and evenings with plenty of fluids._x000D__x000D_ Bodybuilders often combine Halotestin with other steroids. A combination of 30 mg daily of Halotestin and 700 mg of Equipoise every two days for over four week will show a wonderful result, the strength gained will be turned into high quality muscle tissue.