A derivative of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) and sharing a similar chemical structure of the steroid epitiostanol, once ingested, epistane binds to the receptors of the body that are responsible for building lean muscle mass. It is a readily orally active compound, meaning it is best in capsule form for oral administration over injection. Once ingested epistane works by increasing the level of activity in the cells in androgen receptors, upon binding to these receptors, epistane signals for an increased retention of nitrogen within that cell as well as an increased level of protein synthesis, leading to an increased performance as the muscles can perform/recover/grow better.
These ingredients can be an asset to any PCT. One way to help control these side effects is to use some of them during the cycle, such as celery seed, milk thistle and NAC. This makes the strain a bit easier to put up with during the cycle so the recovery in the PCT stage is enhanced.
The most popular products for cycle support is Nature's Aid Milk Thistle and Pure Labs Cycle Shield . Cycle Shield, while pricier is a far more complete formula for on cycle protection.
In regard to complete PCT products, two of the best are Pure Labs Clomadex PCT . A potent AI known as arimistane, but also tackles other issues.
In the case of Clomadex, it is a masterpiece of formulation. You have proven ingredients such as Fadogia, Vitamin D3 and Mucuna for testosterone, libido and helping with prolactin. Arimistane anti-estrogen for controlling estrogen levels so they don't rebound, which helps combat gynocomastia as well.
Don't forget to keep your intensity up during the PCT stage. This helps keep gains.
Besides the above mentioned ingredients, there are other ways to combat each side effect and it is up to you to do your research and find out what you would prefer to use. Use this article as a starting point to expand your knowledge. After all, knowledge is power.