When Palermo was arrested on on September 9, 2015, investigators seized approximately 600 empyt glass vials; approximately 250 vials of injectable steroids ; grams of raw steroid powder; over 6,000 steroids tablets; 61 vials of suspected hGH ; about 2000 syringes; glass beakers; hot plate; a digital scale; a five gallon jug of cottonseed oil; labels bearing the Genesis Pharmaceuticals name; more than 2000 tablets from the class of drugs known as selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs); 1,000 tadalafil tablets ( Cialis ); and approximately $9000 in cash.
Users on an oral steroid cycle may experience a sudden increase in body weight and muscular development, insomnia, irritability, aggressive combative behavior, puffy face, severe acne, bad breath, a yellowing of the eyes and skin, premature hair loss, hyperactivity, and exaggerated mood swings that include uncontrollable outbursts of anger. Males may also experience testicular shrinkage and can develop female breast tissue on the pectoral muscles. Females may also experience a deeper voice and decreased breast size. Continued use can result in life-threatening situations involving the liver, cardiovascular system, and brain.