Anavar is the trade name for Oxandrolone which is an oral anabolic steroid. This steroid was developed in the 1950s. Its history started in 1962 as an anabolic steroid i.e. Oxandrolone. It was introduced in the medication market under the trade name i.e. Anavar by G.D. Searle & Co. Laboratories. This steroid is a derivative of DHT (Dihydrotestosterone). Its molecular structure is 5-alpha-androstan-2-oxa-17 alpha-methyl-17 beta-ol-3-one. This steroid is both harsh and safe, strong and mild, effective and pricy.