‘Old School’ PCT Advice & Dosages – How more wrong can you get?

Having frequented numerous bodybuilding and weightlifting based online forums over the last ten years I have learnt so much. What I love about the collection of people and knowledge that is available online is the fact that is is ever evolving and changes with the times, and those who need advice and guidance have a vast arrays of sources to obtain information from. Every topic is covered. No stone unturned. The latest science and ‘bro-science’ is brought to fore. But one area where I still see archaic advice given is PCT and it frustrates the hell out of me!

If you listen to an old-school bodybuilder or one who hasn’t evolved beyond the mid-nineties, then you will here utterly insane dosages when it comes to using nolvadex and cloimd – and I do mean insane! 300mg clomid and 60mg of nolvadex in one day? You’d be lucky to still have your vision after the retinal buggering your eyes would receive.

It is sad to see (excuse the pun) the amount of posts on forums of people complaining about feeling emotional after dropping 100mg+ of clomid for several days straight. I know that feeling and it isn’t pleasant! When the old timers catch up and stop advising silly amounts of what are very powerful drugs (more so than the preceding anabolics) – it is well proven than 20mg of nolvadex alone for 3/4 weeks is enough restore the HPTA, hell, I even advise 12.5mg of clomid and 5mg of nolva a day for 4 weeks as part of my advanced PCT and that has never failed me.

So please, for the love of everyone, quit turning the next generation of bodybuilders into blind emotional females!

Advertisements

Do Nolvadex and Clomid cause vision problems?

Do Nolvadex and Clomid cause vision problems?

This is probably one of the most common questions that people ask regarding the PCT meds Clomid and Nolvadex; in addition, users also query what course of action should be taken if they experience vision problems – should they stop using the drugs immediately?

The short answer to the first part of the question is yes, Clomid and Nolvadex can cause vision problems, but, it is not only limited to these two – all SERMS may cause vision problems to some degree. Of course, as with all drugs, side effects, such a vision related side effects in this case, are dose and duration dependent.

Why do they cause vision problems? Simply because they interact with the oestrogen receptor in the retina and the cells within the lens, which can cause users to see bright lights or experience what are known as ‘floaters’. Normal, or even low levels of oestrogen have positive effects upon these cells,┬ábut the way SERMS interact within the body causes problems within the retinal and lens cells.

What kind of doses and duration causes vision related side effects? It is difficult to give a specific answer to this as side effects are very individual and each person can react differently to any given drug, but, obviously larger doses or longer durations are far more likely to result in problems. From a bodybuilding perspective there is absolutely no need whatsoever to ever take above 20mg of Nolva and/or 50mg of Clomid every day. As detailed in my Advanced PCT Protocol, much lesser doses can be used without losing much potency. As for duration, no need to ever take SERMS consistently for anything longer than one month. I know there is a lot of old school bro-science that advises 60mg of Nolva and 300mg of Clomid, but that is extremely poor advice and should stay in the dark ages where it came from.

What to do if you experience problems with your vision? If you are close to the end of your PCT then I would say stop taking all SERMS; if you are half way through (or less) then reduce the dosage by half. If this doesn’t work then reduce the dosage by half again, or try taking Nolva and Clomid on alternate days – it is about finding what works for you and your body.

Welcome to The Anabolic Database!

Hi and thanks for visiting!

This is just a brief blog post to give a little bit of information about the site and what we hope to achieve through it. In short, The Anabolic Database has been created to provide gym goers, steroid users etc…with all the information they need about anabolic steroids, PCT protocol and medications, designer steroids, human growth hormone use and basically everything related to performance enhancing drugs (PED’s).

Our article base (when complete – we hope to have all current articles finished by the end of December 2015) will cover pretty much every drug out there (we will be increasing the amount of articles in time) and our blog posts will also have relevant and valid information for you the user. All information has been collated from valid sources and as we have a vast experience of all the drugs listed on here, we will also be sharing our experiences with you!

The Anabolic Database is a non-profit organisation – it has been created simply to help those who want to gain some extra knowledge gain it and then apply it safely and correctly.

Have a great day!

The team at The Anabolic Database.