Winstrol tablets may also cause baldness in women and increased acne occurrence in boys experiencing puberty, and women. Some people will experience headaches and difficulty sleeping which are among the less serious side effects of the drug. Patients are advised to report edema if they experience a retention of sodium, chloride, potassium, nitrogen, phosphorus and water and a decrease in secretion of calcium by the urinary tract. This effects are characteristic of many anabolic steroids but should, however, not be ignored. Nausea and vomiting can be highlighted as some of the gastrointestinal effects expected and may occur in some people.