Being a potent liver poison, cycle lengths of this drug are advised to be a maximum of four weeks. In today’s world of more is better, doses of between 50-70 mg daily in divided doses is widely accepted, although this dose may be low as 20mg. OT is mildly androgenic, meaning that it will not precipitate acne, aggression or prostate enlargement in susceptible individuals. It can also be used in women because of its weak androgenic nature, though at doses not exceeding 20 mg daily. Interestingly, one of the more novel uses of OT is as an agent to lower SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin), so more powerful drugs will be able to exert their full effects without fear of inactivation. Being an oral, it can be stacked with a variety of injectibles, such as various testosterone esters or trenbolone.
It was once commonly used during PCT in the belief it will aid testosterone restoration, however this is flawed due to its mechanism of action. The drug mimics the effects of LH in the body, stimulating the Leydig cells to produce testosterone in the testes . This can be fruitful in rectify existing, or avoiding testicular atrophy on cycle. It will not aid the process of recovery in the post cycle phase however, as the drug will bring about heightened oestrogen levels due to the greater aromatising of the testosterone being produced in the testes , thus bringing about greater inhibition of the HPTA .