Oxandrolone is a man-made steroid, similar to the naturally occurring steroid testosterone. Oxandrolone is an "anabolic" steroid that promotes the growth of muscle tissue.
Oxandrolone is used to help you regain weight lost after surgery, severe trauma, or chronic infections. oxandrolone improves lean body mass in muscle-wasting conditions.
Oxandrolone was used to help preserve muscle mass against catabolic processes, but researchers eventually discovered that it was a great way to regain weight post-surgery, following a traumatic injury, or after a stubborn infection
All Anabolic Androgenic Steroids will impart a hepatic affect. Hepatic dysfunction has been shown to occur in men who have taken Anavar for greater than one year continuously. Hepatic dysfunctions as a result of Anavar use can include elevations in liver function enzymes, Peliosis hepatis, adenomas and concerns have been made for hepatocellular carcinoma. There has not been sufficient evidence to suggest that short term, less than 3 months of use of Anavar, will lead to serious forms of hepatotoxicity.