Effects of the drug:
A lot of sportsmen use this drug to work-out or practice during injuries, this drug eliminates pain this giving them more strength to work out and practice.
However, one needs to understand the fact that this is not a cure because this drug does not cure the injuries; in fact, it just masks it by suppressing the pain.
That means abusing it to suppress the pain can make the injury go unnoticed and can result in chronic disabilities, hence, people or sportsmen using this drug should be careful and this drug can be extremely addictive too.
Taking this drug before any competition makes the users mentally and physically strong, which could be a plus point but then it is not advised to take this drug in extreme amount because it is harmful and addictive. This drug is more like heroin class of drugs, which makes it dangerous when abused.
Dosage and usage:
You should get an intramuscular injection to get better effects but some get injected subcutaneously too, the use of methods depends upon what is good for you and the half-life of this drug is from 3 to 6 hours, which means during that time user can carry out the workout and other tasks during their training session.
This is not a controlled substance under the law but you still need a prescription to get this drug.
Side effects and cautions:
There are various side effects of this drug that includes Cold, Confusion and hallucinations, Weakness or drowsiness, Heart rate volatility, Weak breathing, and clammy skin, you need to make sure that you consult your doctor if you experience any such issues after taking this drug.
Since it is used to numb away the pain, it can be highly addictive and you should stay alert while using the drug, you must not abuse it at any cost because that could have serious long term health issues.