cyproterone


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cyproterone

(sī-prŏt′ə-rōn′)
n.
A synthetic steroid that inhibits the secretion of androgens.

cyproterone

a synthetic steroid that inhibits the secretion of androgens.
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Desogestrel and cyproterone each contributed 14 additional cases of VTE each year per 10,000 treated women aged 15-49, and drospirenone, desogestrel, and cyproterone each contributed to an extra 17 cases of VTE each year per 10,000 women aged 25-49.
Women using newer pills, containing drospirenone, desogestrel, gestodene, and cyproterone, had around a four times increased risk of VTE.
extract against cyproterone acetate induced genotoxic damage in cultured human lymphocytes.
Comparison of diethylstilbestrol, cyproterone acetate and medroxyprogesterone acetate in the treatment of advanced prostatic cancer: final analysis of a randomized phase III trial of the European Organization for Research on Treatment of Cancer Urological Group.
Her theory is that this seemingly unusual choice was caused by a possible connection between the Diane-35 component cyproterone acetate and liver cancer, a disease that is unlikely to be definitively linked back to the drug because it takes a long time to develop in the body and is not widely known to be a possible adverse effect.
Successful treatment of hypersexuality in AIDS dementia with cyproterone acetate.
Treatments for hirsutism range from the Pill - Dianette is a favourite - to anti-androgens such as cyproterone acetate, which block the effect of androgen on hair follicles.
Le Diane 35 contient la molecule d'acetate de cyproterone (CPA), qui s'oppose a l'action des hormones males.
The doctor informed that the most common drugs used for chemical castration in European countries is cyproterone acetate, while medroxy progesterone acetate is preferred in the US.
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.
Hirsutism is addressed with the administration of the anti-androgens cyproterone acetate or spironolactone.