Clenbuterol is a remarkably interesting compound that is widely used around the world as bronchodilator or decongestant. It is available in tablet, injectable and syrup form. Clenbuterol has its roots to the drug group known as sympathomimetics which affects the nervous system in various ways. By diagnosing the exact conditions of an affected person these drugs can be potentially used to treat ailments such as respiratory disorders, arrhythmias, hypertension, cardiovascular, anaphylactic shocks and migraine.
Clenbuterol is also used as enhancement drug and mostly used by people who are into bodybuilding and by sportspersons. Its effects are long lasting and powerful. But you should not be misled that clenbuterol is a steroid because it is performance enhancing. Possessing thermogenic property this drug naturally gets rid off the extra deposited fats from the body and induces remarkable metabolism increase in the system. It also speeds up the conversion process of protein, carbohydrates and fats into positive energy. Known to increase muscle development Clenbuterol also burns out the extra fat accumulation resulted by other steroid use. This drug has the ability to tone down your muscles and give tapered shape to your body. So it is very popular with people who want to sport a slimmed down body. Consuming this drug has nominal side effects. The user sometimes may experience effects like palpitations, restlessness, headache, muscle pain, insomnia, nausea and hypertension. But these symptoms will fade away in a few days time and you will start feeling normal all over again.
A word of caution should be administered here. Only recommended dosage should be taken and excessive dosage of this drug can be very harmful and may cause vomiting, nausea, myocardial infarction, diaphoresis, and tachycardia. US Food and Drug Administration has banned this substance for athletes and similarly the FDA has banned the use of this drug on animals used for human consumption. Some countries though have allowed clenbuterol to be administered to animals that are not used as food.
Clenbuterol is also used in animals in many countries though it is prohibited in the European Union and the US. It is used as a decongestive when horses suffer from allergic respiratory disease. Commonly traded as Ventipulmin it can be administered intravenously and orally to animals. It is popularly used in animals to get leaner meat though it is illegal.