The term Steroids is used to describe substances that have the desired effect of increasing testosterone levels in the body. In United States they are generally considered not legal for human consumption because a lot of them contain prohibited substances.

Brand Name Dianabol
Manufacturer Ciba (Presently Novartis)
Steroid Base Metandienone/Methandienone/Methandrostenolone
Brand Variant Danabol, Anabol, Dronabol, Averbol, Metanabol, Vetanabol, Methandon, Reforvit-B
Administration Oral/Injection
Class Androgenic Anabolic Steroid (AAS)
Terminal Half-life 3 to 5 hours
Excretion Urine

 

Generic Name Clenbuterol
Manufacturer Varies
Base Clenbuterol Hydrochloride/Clenbuterol
Brand Variant Ventipulmin, Equipulmin,Dilaterol, Planipart
Administration Oral/Injection
Class Veterinary Drugs
Terminal Half-life 1½ to 2 days
Excretion Feces/Urine

 

Brand Name Anadrol
Manufacturer Laboratorios Syntex SA
Steroid Base Oxymetholone
Brand Variant Anadrol-50, Anapolon
Administration Oral
Class Androgenic Anabolic Steroid (AAS)
Terminal Half-life Unknown
Excretion Urine

 

Brand Name Anavar
Manufacturer Searle Laboratories (Presently Pfizer)
Steroid Base Oxandrolone
Brand Variant Oxandrin
Administration Oral
Class Androgenic Anabolic Steroid (AAS)
Terminal Half-life 9 to 13 hours
Excretion Urine/Feces

 

Brand Name Deca Durabolin
Manufacturer Organon (Presently Merck & Co.)
Steroid Base Nandrolone Decanoate
Brand Variant Deca-Durabol, Deca-Durabolin, Decaneurabol
Administration Injection
Class Androgenic Anabolic Steroid (AAS)
Terminal Half-life 6 to 12 days
Excretion Urine

 

Brand Name Proviron
Manufacturer Schering AG (Presently Bayer AG)
Steroid Base Mesterolon
Brand Variant Pro-Viron, Provironum, Mesviron,
Administration Oral
Class Androgenic Anabolic Steroid (AAS)
Terminal Half-life Unknown
Excretion Urine

 

Brand Name Somatropin
Manufacturer Varies
Base Human Growth Hormone (HGH)
Brand Variant Genotropin,Nutropin, Saizen, Humatrope, Norditropin
Administration Injection
Class Peptide Hormone
Terminal Half-life 2 to 4 hours
Excretion Urine

 

Brand Name Sustanon
Manufacturer Organon (Presently Merck & Co.)
Steroid Base Testosterone/Testosterone Cypionate/Testosterone Enanthate/Testosterone Propionate
Brand Variant Intrinsa, Omnadren,Axiron, Androderm, Natesto, Fortesta, Androgel, Delatestryl, Aveed
Administration Oral/Injection
Class Androgenic Anabolic Steroid (AAS)
Terminal Half-life 2 to 4 hours
Excretion Urine/Feces

 

Brand Name Trenbolone
Manufacturer Varies
Steroid Base Trenbolone Acetate/Trenbolone Hexahydrobenzylcarbonate
Brand Variant Finaject, Finajet, Finaplix, Parabolan, Hexabolan
Administration Injection
Class Androgenic Anabolic Steroid (AAS)
Terminal Half-life 2 to 3 days
Excretion Urine

 

Brand Name Winstrol
Manufacturer Winthrop Laboratories (Presently Bayer AG)
Steroid Base Stanozolol/Dihydrotestosterone (DHT)
Brand Variant Stanol, Menabol, Tevabolin, Stanztab, Stromba, Anaysynth
Administration Oral/Injection
Class Androgenic Anabolic Steroid (AAS)
Terminal Half-life 1 day
Excretion Kidney

 
However, there are many legal anabolic steroids, peptides and growth hormones available that contain naturally occurring derivatives or herbal ingredients and are considered safe and legal to use.

These legal products are widely used by athletes, bodybuilders and the general community and are designed to increase the natural testosterone level in the user. Common ingredients contained in these types of products are: D-Aspartic Acid, Diindolylmethane, Longifolia, Tribulus and ZMA.