Whenever you would hear about synthetic steroids, then you would have heard about half-life. This is the time taken by half of the injected or consumers steroid to get flushed out of the body. The half-life of a steroid decides its effectiveness.
Short half-life – It means that steroids will take a short time to move out of the system . Such steroid would require many doses to showcase its effect.
Longer half-life - Analogous to short-life, the long-life steroid will stay longer in the system. It means they will show a quick effect.
Although the half-life of the drug is the property of the steroid, it may be affected by some factors within the user.
Sustanon 250 half-life - It has different half-life since it is made up of four different esterified Testosterone compound. Its half-life falls in different categories. After injecting Sustanon 250, it usually has a half-life of 4 days. The level may fall into the quarter by the 10th, and the level goes down to one-eighth by the sixteenth day, and then it shoots down to one-sixteenth by the 23rd day.
Since Sustanon 250 is composed of four different esterified testosterone compound having different half-lives, it makes it easy for the drug to be more stable in the system. It gives Sustanon 250 enough time to impact the body and showcase its results. At the same time, because of the stability, there is no need to get multiple injections of Sustanon 250.
These esterified compounds undergo hydrolysis as soon as it is injected in the body. Since some of them have a longer half-life, they start performing, as soon as the shorter half-life hormone shoots down.
Testosterone Propionate - It has the shortest half-life of 2-3 days. It starts showing its effect within 24 hours of injection.
Testosterone phenylpropionate - It is also known as propionic acid phenyl ester. This has a longer half-life as compared to Testosterone propionate and isocaproate. It has a half-life of 4-5 days and thus is longer lasting and more impactful.
Testosterone isocaproate - Also known as isohexane,4-methylvaleric acid, and isocaproic acid. The half-life if this compound is 7-9 days. If it is used as a single testosterone supplement, then you need t to inject it after every week. This compound is also found in Aratest and Omnadren.
Testosterone decanoate - The fourth compound of Sustanon 250 has the longest half-life and is thus the most powerful one. Its half-life extends for more than two weeks. It may also have an active life of a month. Thus you may need to inject it after a month. But, this only happens in the case of hormone replacement therapy.
Because of the variegated half-life of different esters in Sustatone 250, the compound continues to prove lasting effect since there is a sustained supply of testosterone in the bloodstream.