cyproterone acetate


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Related to cyproterone acetate: Androcur
An antiandrogenic progestin, which acts specifically on androgen receptors
Indications Prostate cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, priapism, hypersexuality—in particular sex offenders—hirsutism especially in male-to-female transgendered people, acne and hot flashes

cyproterone acetate

A male sex hormone antagonist drug used to treat hypersexuality and prostate gland enlargement. Brand names are Androcur and Cyprostat.
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extract against cyproterone acetate induced genotoxic damage in cultured human lymphocytes.
Comparison of flutamide and cyproterone acetate in the treatment of hirsutism: a randomized controlled trial".
In 2008, Exclusive Brethren member and GP Mark Christopher James Craddock, 75, prescribed the 18-year-old anti-androgen therapy cyproterone acetate (Cyprostat) during a 10-minute consultation in his home.
5 mg/d, or a low-dose estrogenprogestin contraceptive (ethinyl estradiol, 10 [micro]g, plus cyproterone acetate, 3 mg) daily for 12 months.
One study randomized 48 hirsute women with PCOS to 6 months of treatment with a common oral contraceptive (Yasmin, or Yaz) containing 3 mg of drospirenone and 20 meg of ethinyl estradiol or the same therapy plus either metformin 1,500 mg/day or cyproterone acetate (12.
But in 2008 the cancer started to progress so low doses of Cyproterone acetate were given to him and the disease was brought back under control.
Verdun Surtees was suffering from prostate cancer and was given Cyproterone acetate to control the disease.
But those on a drug containing cyproterone acetate, like Dianette, which is often prescribed for acne, had an almost seven-fold additional risk.
A double-blind cross-over trial of cyproterone acetate in females with hidradenitis suppurativa.