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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Flutamide: Flutamide can be purchased from a pharmacy with a medical prescription.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Maybe, maybe not: Side effects are possible, not probable w/any medication, herb and/or dietary supplement. There is no such item w/o potential side effect. But just be ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
23 years experience in Endocrinology
Hirsutism: flutamide is a non-steroidal antiandrogen drug.. It works as anti-testosterone.It is primarily used in prostate cancer.it can also be used in women wi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Better/worse: I suppose you could get many opinions on this. Spironolactone has been around forever, very inexpensive and safe; Flutamide is newer, somewhat more ef ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
It's good: Flutamide is still relatively new, but its quite effective and also quite expensive. For women wanting or at-risk to get pregnant it may not be a goo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Fritz
43 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes, but....: Flutamide is an anti-androgen, meaning that it interferes with or inhibits the actions of androgens (male hormones) and, therefore can be effective in ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
Different drugs: Flutamide is a drug to treat prostate cancer by blocking male hormones. Finasteride is used to treat benign prostate conditions such as BPH (benign en ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Sweet
35 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Flutamide is a type of anti-androgen that blocks the affect of male hormones on the tissues themselves. It is generally not considered a first line dr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Sits on T receptor: Flutamide sits on testosterone receptor but w/o stimulating any testosterone-like function. Because testosterone can't get to receptor, there's no te ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mercer
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
?: Flutamide is used to treat prostate cancer in men. It is an anti-androgen and should not be used in women. It can be associated with breast cancer a ... Read More
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