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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extract against cyproterone acetate induced genotoxic damage in cultured human lymphocytes.
The component, cyproterone acetate (CPA) is used for treatment of prostate cancer and androgen-related dermatological conditions such as acne and seborrhea, among others.
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.
It is most commonly treated with [alpha]-adrenergic receptor blockers such as phenoxybenzamine or tamsulosin; 5[alpha]-reductase inhibitors such as finasteride; and male hormone inhibitors such as cyproterone or medroxyprogesterone; but also with TCM based phytopharmaceuticals such as Qianlie Kang Pule'an Tablets (QKPT) (Huang 2001).
Efficacy of venlafaxine, medroxyprogesterone acetate, and cyproterone acetate for the treatment of vasomotor hot flushes in men taking gonadotropinreleasing hormone analogues for prostate cancer: A double-blind, randomised trial.
Ten studies evaluated minoxidil; four evaluated finasteride; two, cyproterone acetate; and two, flutamide.
Antigenotoxic effect of the plant extract has been seen against cyproterone acetate-induced genotoxic damage in cultured human lymphocytes [54].
Statement on combined hormonal contraceptives containing third- or fourth-generation progestogens or cyproterone acetate, and the associated risk of thromboembolism," Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care 39(3): 156-159.
Anti-androgens such as medroxyprogesterone acetate or cyproterone acetate have appeared to lower sexual interest (Briken & Kafka, 2007), as have luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonists (Briken, Hill, & Berner, 2003).

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