cyproterone

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cy·prot·er·one

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

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cyproterone

(saɪˈprɒtəˌrəʊn)
n
an antiandrogen drug that suppresses testosterone in the body
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uma castracao quimica, ele nao e hormonio feminino, e o Androcur. (8) Entao ele tira o seu hormonio masculino, ele diminui a producao de hormonio masculino e voce toma o hormonio feminino.
Medication classes of users who were secluded during a six-month period at Sterkfontein Hospital Medication Frequency % Nil 11 6.79 Mood stabilisers Na Valproate 28 17.28 Lithium 11 6.79 Carbamazepine 8 4.94 First-generation Haloperidol 18 11.11 antipsychotic Chlorpromazine 12 7.41 Trifluoperazine 2 1.23 Second-generation Clozapine 3 1.85 antipsychotic Risperidone 18 11.11 Olanzapine 1 0.62 Sulpiride 2 1.23 Depot antipsychotic Fluanxol Depot 5 3.09 Clopixol Depot 15 9.26 Modecate 3 1.85 Benzodiazepine Clonazepam 7 4.32 Other Androcur 5 3.09 Orphenadrine 11 6.79 Propranolol 1 0.62 Galantamine 1 0.62
Taking the drug was a factor in permitting the release of other sex offenders until the Department of Corrective Services stopped the prescription of Androcur due to health risks.