cyproterone

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cy·prot·er·one

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

cyproterone

(saɪˈprɒtəˌrəʊn)
n
an antiandrogen drug that suppresses testosterone in the body
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This is similar to the concept behind the use of luteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) and cyproterone acetate (CPA) for prostate cancer.
At the start of the study, participants then began a feminizing hormone therapy regimen of estradiol valerate (2 milligrams/day), a form of the female hormone estrogen, plus the androgen blocker cyproterone acetate (25 milligrams/day).
Among anti-androgen drugs, cyproterone acetate and medroxyprogesterone acetate can be given orally or as intramuscular depot injections.
After taking ethinylestradiol and cyproterone acetate tablets for 6 months, her menstrual pattern got normal.
Many different treatment modalities are available for the management of hirsutism in PCOS including non-pharmacological and pharmacological therapies like eflornithine OCPs, metformin, cyproterone acetate, and spironolactone.
Kuligowska-Jakubowska et al., "Effects of metformin or an oral contraceptive containing cyproterone acetate on serum C-reactive protein, interleukin-6 and soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 concentrations in women with polycystic ovary syndrome," Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes, vol.
Cyproterone acetate (CPA) is a steroidal anti-androgenic medication used in the field of psychiatry for the treatment of hypersexuality and inappropriate sexual behaviour.
Endocrine and metabolic effects of metformin versus ethinyl estradiol cyproterone acetate in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a randomized study.
In the studies by Streuli et al (6) and Somunkiran et al (5), AMH levels did not decrease with OC use; conversely, Panidis et al (1) reported reduced AMH levels with OC (35 mg ethinylestradiol and 2 mg cyproterone acetate).
asiatica induced by cyproterone acetate (CPA) on human lymphocytes using chromosomal aberrations and sister chromatid exchanges as parameters.
desogestrel, gestodene, cyproterone acetate and drospirinone) are clearly second choice behind the second- and first-generation progestins.
The component, cyproterone acetate (CPA) is used for treatment of prostate cancer and androgen-related dermatological conditions such as acne and seborrhea, among others.
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