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Is antiandrogen effect permanent?

Is antiandrogen effect permanent?

No: Once antiandrogen therapy is stopped, the skin conditions treated (acne, hirsutism, hair shedding) seem to return to their former levels. ...Read more

Antiandrogen (Definition)

They block the activity of estrogen (a female hormone) in the breast and other tissues in the body. They may stop the growth of some breast tumors that need estrogen to grow ...Read more


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Is the antiandrogen effect of casodex (bicalutamide) permanent?

Is the antiandrogen effect of casodex (bicalutamide) permanent?

No: The effects of Casodex are reversible once the medication is stopped, however, most patients are also receiving Lupron (leuprolide) (or equivalent) the effects of which are more long-standing. ...Read more

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I want to know antiandrogen effect on male?

I want to know antiandrogen effect on male?

Anti androgen male: Anti androgen in males result in changes of function and changes in sappearncefunction changes in clyde decrease in sexuality physical changes over months increase in brest tissue and increased fat deposition. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: antiandrogen?

What is the definition or description of: antiandrogen?

Google it: They block the activity of estrogen (a female hormone) in the breast and other tissues in the body. They may stop the growth of some breast tumors that need estrogen to grow and gynecomastia in men. ...Read more

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Can I use an antiandrogen for treating oily skin?

Can I use an antiandrogen for treating oily skin?

Yes with supervision: The use of spironolactone as an anti androgen for acne is quite common and should be used under supervision of a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What do you think about usage of antiandrogens in females for their hair?

What do you think about usage of antiandrogens in females for their hair?

Helps: We have used spironolactone in women with excess androgens (polycystic ovaries) for many years. It blocks testosterone action at the hair follicle. It will not reduce current hair, but may decrease further hair growth. ...Read more

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What is antiandrogen therapy?

What is antiandrogen therapy?

In men, for prostate: Antiandrogens act by blocking the binding of testosterone & derivatives to the androgen receptor. These agents are used as therapy for men with advanced prostate cancer. Drugs such as Bicalutamide are often used in combination with medical or surgical castration as part of combined androgen blockade. A newer agent under investigation for prostate cancer is mdv3100. ...Read more

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Should i go for antiandrogen, am a famale whose front hair is thinning and got some hair appearing on chin ?

Should i go for antiandrogen, am a famale whose front hair is thinning and got some hair appearing on chin ?

Hormone workup: you should definitely see an endocrinologist. This is a hormone doctor. He or she will be able to perform a good physical and get some lab tests to see if you have any hormone imbalances that may be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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If one has facial edema as a symptom of pcos, can it improve if treated with antiandrogens?

If one has facial edema as a symptom of pcos, can it improve if treated with antiandrogens?

Not a symptom: facial edema is not a classic symptom of PCOS. If you feel that your face is swollen, rounded or enlarged you may want to discuss that with your doctor. It could be caused by something else. ...Read more