cyproterone acetate

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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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Monica, Surigao del Norte; Dianette Evangelista, accountant; Aurea Menil, treasurer; Gilbert Dagcuta, and Lei Amor Laplana, budget officers; and Rodulfo Arlan Sr.
3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act alongside municipal accountant designate Dianette Evangelista, municipal treasurer Aurea Menil, municipal budget officer Gilbert Dagcuta, municipal budget officer designate Lei Amor Laplana, and private individual Rodulfo Arlan Sr.
"And there are other options such as the combined birth control pill, Dianette, which suppresses the sex hormone that can stimulate acne."
Doctor's daughter Charlotte had a heart attack after collapsing at work, five months after she started taking Dianette.
The hearing in Shrewsbury was told Miss Foster's "only risk factor" was she had been taking a combined oral contraceptive pill, Dianette, for around five months before her death.
An inquest was told that Miss Foster's "only risk factor" with regards to the blood clot was that she had been taking a combined oral contraceptive pill, Dianette, for five months before her death.
Miss Foster was given a threemonth prescription of Dianette as a contraceptive and to combat acne in August last year, having advised her GP of a family history of pulmonary embolism and breast cancer.
Our writer Samantha, 42, shares her experience of adult acne: 'In my 20s and 30s, spots weren't a problem, thanks in large part to the contraceptive pill Dianette, which regulated the hormone imbalance that caused my acne.
The review also highlighted the length of time most of the women involved had been on Diane-35 (sold as Dianette in the UK), which was far longer than the approved period.
Dianette Morales, 38, of 7 Rugby St., Worcester, charged with nine counts of failing to return leased personal property, dismissed upon complete of 50 hours of community service.
Q WHY did my GP stop my Dianette contraceptive pill which was helping my acne?