My first PCT

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My first PCT

My first cycle includes Test Prop (100mg every other day), Windstrol (Stanzolol, 40mg a day) and I'm looking to run this for 10 weeks. My question is: Should I take an aromatase inhibitor like anastrozole during my cycle? How about after my cycle? I will also include Nolvadex in my PCT and take it for four weeks. Is there anything else I should include in my PCT?

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An Aromatase Inhibitor will be useful during a cycle to combat the aromatization of testosterone into estrogen. Our body has no need for supraphysiological levels of testosterone and in an effort to restore balanced hormonal ratios it will convert some of your unnecessarily high testosterone into estrogen. This conversion is not good for someone looking to increase muscle size and strength as well as avoid growing boobs and other estrogen related side effects.

Everyone has different needs when it comes to Aromatase Inhibition. Some are more sensitive and need to be on the offensive right away. Some can use a more reactive approach to supplementation. The type of compound and the dosage will approach disorder greatly affect the need for an AI. Getting blood work about 5 weeks into your cycle and assessing your e2 level will be the only truly accurate measure of your needs.

With your dose, I would use Adex at .5mg E3D after the first week. I prefer Aromasin for higher dosages, but if it's what you plan to use, I would start at 6.25mg E3D. Adjustments can then be made from there.

PCT protocol must use Nolvadex and Clomid at a 40/100, 40/100, 20/50, 20/50 dosing schedule (that's daily use each of the 4 weeks of your PCT) 3 days after your last pin. There's no need for an AI during PCT.

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X2 & +2 MrA

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Adex can be ran up to pct, and aro can be ran up to 2 weeks into pct tapering it down as you go.

My suggestion to every newbie unless you had pubesant gyno is to have your ai in hand, but not to use it unless needed. Why? To see if and how e2 sensitive you are. As MrA suggested bloodwork is very helpful in helping you figure out if an ai is needed, and how much.

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If you can get adex, I'd do

If you can get adex, I'd do it. Aro can crash e2 as it is markedly stronger. Otherwise, MisterA's advice us spot on.  Good luck