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Running "Gear" In Brazil 🇧🇷
TRT, HGH, Steroids, and more...boots on the ground intel
As you already know, none of the following is medical advice, but solely my own experience and for educational purposes only. Always talk to a doctor before starting any medications.
Huge thanks for @JakeNomada for letting me guest post this article.
Now to the good stuff. I truly believe that Brazil is the best place in Latin America to obtain steroids.
Brazil in the early 2000s had a legislative transformation and allowed the production of generic drugs for the first time.
This led to massive investment into the generic drug market, as Brazil was and continues to be one of the world’s largest countries by population.
Unlike Mexico, which has among the highest rates of counterfeit generics in development, Brazilian generics are some of the highest quality and safest outside of the USA and Europe.
In addition to having quality generics, as well as access to brand name drugs, Brazilian medicines are also significantly cheaper than anywhere in the US.
In Brazil, steroids are widely used by both men and women, both legally and illegally.
P.S: Here is photo of average sized male found in Brazilian gym…
How to Get TRT and/or Steroids in Brazil 🇧🇷
There are three main ways to get and use steroids here:
Go to a doctor and get prescription
Pros: pharma-grade, cheap, ideal to do w/a doctor since most of you don’t know medicine
Cons: pain in the ass, may have to shop some doctors, don’t have access to every steroid under the sun
Find a pharmacy that will sell you without a prescription
Pros: can get the steroids w/o going to a doc
Cons: high chance of being fake drug if the pharma is cutting corners
Buy on the black market
Pros: cheapest, access to anything under the sun
Cons: hard to find reliable dealer, illegal, decent chance of injecting adulterated drug or at different dose than advertised
I am a big fan of option #1 in Brazil.
If you’re looking for a doctor who will be much more open to steroids and will almost surely give you a prescription for them, look up sports medicine doctors in your Brazilian city.
They can give you steroids tailored to your current body type, fitness goals, and make sure they’re pharma-grade.
Further, most come with a nutritionist. The most expensive ones cost $100-120 USD for a consult — with first follow up consult free.
Seriously. Unless you’re a super poor, you should have a couple hundred dollars to spend over the course of a year to get it done with pharma-grade by a high quality doctor.
It’s not like US or Europe where it’s illegal — the doctors here gladly will give you drugs to make you jacked.
P.S: This is changing in the USA, as online TRT clinics accepting insurance are becoming more common.
Don’t be stupid or and don’t be poor.
Common Performance Enhancers in Brazil 🇧🇷
Now let’s take a look at the most common steroids available in Brazil.
Excluding the black market where you can find anything, the following are the most common legal and easily available through a doctor for fitness purposes in Brazil:
Testosterone — various types, most common is Deposteron-testosterone cypionate
Deca — nandralone
Oxandralone — Anavar
In Brazil and most of LatAm, most injectable medications come in ampules and not vials.
Please research and practice opening them, as you can cut yourself. It also means that unlike vials you can’t reuse them. There are solutions for this like buying vials and transferring from ampule to vial or backloading syringes.
P.S: Buying a vial and transferring is generally ideal for most users running lower dosages.
Injectables are generally available in commercial pharmacies upon showing a receipt. On the other hand, oral steroids are only available through “manipulation” pharmacies.
Medical prescriptions in Brazil can be either printed paper or digital format by your doctor — via whatsapp or email.
When you go to the pharmacy to get your drugs, they will ask you to fill out the bottom part of the prescription and they will retain it on their end — no double dipping unfortunately.
The legal limit of how many ampules you can buy at one time is 5 — or sometimes 6 since some like Deposteron only come in packages of 3.
There is no central registry so you could very well go to the pharmacy across the street afterward and get another 5-6 ampules.
When it comes to pinning, most pharmacies only sell 5mL syringes — Luer lock so you can take off the needle.
Needle drawing and pinning sizes are very much personal preferences. I generally use 18G to draw and 24G or 26G to pin glutes or VGs.
Finding your preferred needle size can be quite tricky as most pharmacies don’t have too many options on hand. I highly recommend buying these online as you can get a pack of 100 needles of whichever size you want from MercadoLivre.
Another fun fact about Brazil is that almost all pharmacies will inject drugs for you for a small fee.
Just show the prescription from the doc and they’ll take you to the pharmacist’s room and inject. Sometimes you’ll get lucky and the injecting girl will be hot.
Finally, with underground labs, you probably will get screwed if you’re a gringo and know no Portuguese.
Your best bet in this case is to befriend someone jacked in the gym in a RICH area and ask for connects. They likely are using a doctor — because why not when it’s so cheap?
But a few will be on “black market” gear. If you are comfortable in more ghetto situations, you can easily find them in worse parts of town, though you likely will be screwed since you’re a foreigner.
Running "Gear" In Brazil 🇧🇷 | Verdict
All in all, Brazil is superior for steroids.
They are widely available, culturally accepted, easy to get legally, high quality and cheap for pharma-grade.
Highly recommend if you live or spend time here to follow this. Also important to add that many foreigners visit for a few days for this express purpose too and doctors are able to help you.
See you soon and get jacked!
P.S: Finding bacteriostatic water for injection can be difficult in Brazil. Bring that with you if you can.