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Water Gain Even With Arimidex?

Last cycle I gained 10 lbs of water (+ 15 of muscle), despite taking .5 mg Arimidex EOD. Isn’t Arimidex supposed to prevent most water gain? Does it seem likely that my Arimidex was fake? (it looks a bit sketchy…i should have bought it from from a research supply company)

Thanks.

What was your diet like?

It may help to a degree, but sure wont prevent.

lillguy is absolutely correct.

Adex will minimize it, but not prevent it by any means.

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[quote]rainjack wrote:
What was your diet like? [/quote]

40/40/20 protein/carbs/fats
~6 meals per day
4500 kcals/day

I don’t mind carrying 10 extra lbs of water…I just didn’t think that was supposed to happen with Arimidex. Thus, I was surprised to loss 10 lbs withing a few weeks of beginnning PCT.

[quote]postal88 wrote:
rainjack wrote:
What was your diet like?

40/40/20 protein/carbs/fats
~6 meals per day
4500 kcals/day

I don’t mind carrying 10 extra lbs of water…I just didn’t think that was supposed to happen with Arimidex. Thus, I was surprised to loss 10 lbs withing a few weeks of beginnning PCT.[/quote]

I’d say that’s plenty of carbs and calories to get yourself turned into “Aqualardman”.

       Keep your carbs lower for sure at the very least next time and that will help a lot.

                  ToneBone