Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) injection is available as Vir-Provigil. Bodybuilders use Vir-Provigil to increase the results during the use of anabolic-androgenic steroids. It is often used as a secondary drug by anabolic steroid users. HCG is produced by the placenta during pregnancy. However, the synthetic form can be produced in a lab, by using recombinant DNA technology. Anabolic steroids suppress the production of testosterone in men. However, HCG helps to enhance the production of testosterone in most of the steroid users.
What is Vir-Provigil injection used for?
It is used to enhance the results while using anabolic-androgenic steroids.
It is used to counteract the negative effects produced by the anabolic steroids.
It is used by the bodybuilders to restore the testicular function.
How do Vir-Provigil injections act?
Vir-Provigil contains HCG. It acts by preventing the breakdown of muscle tissues in the user, helping them to build lean muscle mass.
Available forms of Vir-Provigil
The injectable form of Vir-Provigil is an aqueous solution that can be given intramuscularly or subcutaneously.
How to take Vir-Provigil injections?
The usual recommended weekly dosage range for the bodybuilders should not exceed more than 700 to 1700 IU per week. The dosage can also be taken as 100-250 IU per day or 200-500 IU on every alternate day. No added benefit has been observed if the dosage is more than 500 IU per injection. It is recommended to take multiple injections per week as the half-life of HCG about 36 hours.
Vir-Provigil should be administered as prescribed by your doctor. The drug is injected intramuscularly by a healthcare provider. Do not miss the scheduled dosage of the drug. It is not recommended to use larger doses of the drug nor for a longer duration than prescribed.
Warnings and precautions with the use of Vir-Provigil injections
Do not administer Vir-Provigil medication without consulting a doctor.
People having a tumor of the breast, uterus, ovary, prostate, or pituitary gland should inform the doctor before using the drug.
Do not use HCG for a longer duration of time as it may suppress the production of testosterone.
Do not take an overdosage of the drug as it can increase the risk of your side effects.
Avoid consuming alcohol or using tobacco products as it may increase the risk of side effects of the drug.
Inform your doctor while having a history of epilepsy, asthma, uterine bleeding, or migraines.
Avoid using Vir-Provigil while having a history of allergy to gonadotropin drugs.
Men who are having prostate cancer should avoid using Vir-Provigil medication.
People who are receiving Vir-Provigil drug are advised to take suitable tests to have a check on the hormonal levels.
Consult your doctor regarding the concerns and risks of pregnancy as the Vir-Provigil drug can increase your chances of having multiple births (twins, triplets).
Possible side effects of Vir-Provigil injections
The most common side effects of Vir-Provigil are:
Rapid weight gain
Swelling of the feet, ankles or lower legs
Abdominal or stomach pain
The following are the serious side effects that require immediate medical attention:
Severe pelvic pain
Decreased amount of urine
Overdose and missed dose of Vir-Provigil injections
Inform the doctor before administering the Vir-Provigil injection as an overdose or the missed dose may develop a few complications or may increase the side effects of the drug.
Pregnant women should avoid receiving Vir-Provigil injection as it can cause abnormalities or birth defects to the developing fetus.
Consult your doctor to discuss the risks and potential benefits of using the Vir-Provigil drug during breastfeeding.
Vir-Provigil injections are not recommended for children and teenagers as it may hamper their bone growth and the overall development of the body.