Active Life: 6-8 hours
Androgenic/Anabolic Ratio: 60:210
Average Dose: 20-60mg/day
High Blood Pressure: Yes
Liver Toxic: Yes, it is a c17-alfa-alkylated steroid
Water Retention: Yes, similar to testosterone
DHT Conversion: No
Decrease HPTA function: Yes, cycle length dependent
Dianabol is often used to kick start a cycle. In order to kick start a cycle, usually what people do is incorporate a fast acting oral like Dianabol (or Anadrol) and combine it with long acting injectables (such as Deca or Bold with some Testosterone). The reasoning here is that the oral Dianabol will give almost immediate results, while the injectable takes time to produce results.
The end result is that you start seeing results within the first week of your cycle and continue up until the end with the injectables. This entails taking anywhere from 20-60mgs of dinanbol for 3-6 weeks at the start of a cycle (average time for a “Kick Start” is 4 weeks, though), and then ceasing their use as the injectables start to produce results.