Arimidex is a type II Aromatase Inhibitor, which is sometimes also called AI. It is medically used for the breast cancer treatment in post-menopausal women. Used both in adjuvant therapy (i.e. following surgery) and in metastatic breast cancer treatment, Anastrozole helps in decreasing the amount of estrogens.
Hence, Arimidex is often used by the AAS users often use the drug to prevent excessive estrogenic side effects. It is widely used by bodybuilders and other anabolic steroid users to prevent gynecomastia and edema, which is caused due to use of injectable testosterones and androgens that have the ability to convert into estrogen.
Arimidex’s chemical name is Anastrozole. Its chemical formula is C17H19N5. The drug usually comes in 1MG tabs or in liquid form. It is available under the trade names – Arimidex .25 mg tabs (International Pharmaceuticals) and Arimidex 1mg tabs (British Dragon).
Arimidex-Liquidex suppresses the aromatase enzyme that is responsible for converting testosterone and other androgens into estrogen. It blocks the conversion of testosterone into estrogen which can cause a watery looks of muscles and development of breast tissue in males. It inhibits the estrogenic effects that cause female pattern fat deposits, gyno, and water retention. Thus, Arimidex-Liquidex prevents or reduces estrogen production in body.
Over use of anabolic steroids often causes a layer fatty and watery growth of breast tissue called gynecomastia or bitch tits. It is commonly seen in bodybuilders and other AAS users. Arimidex-Liquidex helps to inhibit estrogenic effects of anabolic steroids. It is very popular among the people who are on steroid cycles. Arimidex-Liquidex has a 75-85% aromatization inhibition rate.
Arimidex-Liquidex is also used by the people suffering from baldness or hair loss problem. The drug helps to re-grow the hair. In an experiment carried out on the drug, Arimidex was given to a person, who was suffering from baldness. The person showed the growth on his frontal hairline after using the drug for 5 months.
However, the use of Arimidex-Liquidex is linked with various side effects. Some of the possible side effects of Arimidex-Liquidex include – dizziness, nausea, headache, bone pain, abdominal pain, sweating, rashes, weight gain, itching, fever, and breast pain. Thus, Arimidex-Liquidex is available under doctors’ prescription in the United States. The US FDA has approved the drug only for medical purposes, for the treatment of Breast Cancer.