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What could happen if a man took cyproterone acetate long-term?

What could happen if a man took cyproterone acetate long-term?

Cypro: Please look up cyproterone acetate on the web and read through as many related articles as you can. My advice is not to take this but I will leave that to your opinion once you have gone through several items. Do you really need it? ...Read more

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Could you tell me what would happen if a man took cyproterone acetate long term?

Could you tell me what would happen if a man took cyproterone acetate long term?

Long term: Surely your doctor told you why you take this medication. If not please find out why he/she prescribed this. This medication is not prescribed just for the heck of it but for a good clinical reason. You need to find out from your doctor. I presume you are being seen on a regular basis. ...Read more

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How is drospirenone different from cyproterone acetate in its antiandrogenic effects?

How is drospirenone different from cyproterone acetate in its antiandrogenic effects?

Drospirenone: Is a synthetic progestin; cyproterone is an anti-androgen that also has some progestin properties. ...Read more

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I have been dieting and exercising but still my weight is unchanged or increasing. Is that because of 200mg cyproterone acetate I take?

I have been dieting and exercising but still my weight is unchanged or increasing.  Is that because of 200mg cyproterone acetate I take?

Weight: Hard to be sure - if you indeed have some weight gain you are best to see a nurse practitioner who can work you through your weight problems. Won't happen overnight but should not take too long, and you can go ahead and enjoy more of your life. ...Read more

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I stopped cyproterone acetate for 2 days and I felt my hands oily. Why? Male 33.

I stopped cyproterone acetate for 2 days and I felt my hands oily.  Why?  Male 33.

See below: Cyproterone acetate, as you likely are aware of, reduces testosterone (T). Most common adverse symptoms, related to lowering of T, are loss of libido, ED, fatigue, hot flushes, sweating, weight gain, gynecomastia, and depressed mood. Unclear as why you have noticed "oily hands" after stopping med for only 2 days as too short a time for T levels to significantly increase. Likely insignificant. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of binge drinking while taking cyproterone acetate?

What are the dangers of binge drinking while taking cyproterone acetate?

Less effective: Any alcohol consumption is not recommended since it is believed that the drug effectiveness will be lowered and your life depends on optimal benefits. Binge drinking is never a healthy thing so there's not much more to say about that. It will not mix in a toxic way or raise risk of fatal alcohol blood levels - just lessen medicine's benefits. It's understandable that you might feel like it, but... ...Read more