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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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.
This study aimed to compare the different effects of drospirenone (DRP)-containing COCs with cyproterone acetate (CPA)-containing COCs, combined with metformin and lifestyle modifications in women with PCOS and metabolic disorders.
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.
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.
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.
Flutamide, is much less potent by weight and binding affinity than either spironolactone or cyproterone acetate, [14] but at the doses used, has usually been found to be more effective than either of them as an antiandrogen.
and a second review, under the simplified procedure (60 days) of the Diane 35 pill, and other medicines containing cyproterone acetate 2 mg, ethinylestradiol 35 mg.
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.
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