From all the forms of steroids that are available in the market you will find that there are a large number of steroids that are available in the both oral as well as injectable form. While comparing the oral and injectable form, more stability with some quality gains would be achieved by using injectable form of the steroids. But there are some higher amount of side effects associated with the injectable form. The first thing is that the user must not make any mistake while administrating the injectable form of steroid in the body. There are some anabolic androgenic steroids that are not available in both forms while there are some whose oral form is less effective than the injectable form and vice versa. Some of these steroids are being discussed here.
Fluid and electrolyte disturbances: Retention of sodium, chloride, water, potassium, calcium, and inorganic phosphates.
Gastrointestinal: Nausea, cholestatic jaundice, alterations in liver function tests, rarely hepatocellular neoplasms and peliosis hepatis (see WARNINGS ).
Hematologic: Suppression of clotting factors II, V, VII, and X, bleeding in patients on concomitant anticoagulant therapy, and polycythemia.
Nervous system: Increased or decreased libido, headache, anxiety, depression, and generalized paresthesia.
Allergic: Hypersensitivity, including skin manifestations and anaphylactoid reactions.
Vascular Disorders: venous thromboembolism
Miscellaneous: Inflammation and pain at the site of intramuscular injection.