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Decrease in hormones: Taking an anti androgen decreases male hormones. Low levels of testosterone/dhea can lead to fatigue, low energy levels, depression, decrease in memory/focus concentration, abdominal fat, change in cholesterol; do not take this unless you are under the supervision of a physician for a medical condition. ...Read more
Several for purpose?: Finsteride blocks many unwanted side-effects of testosterone, by blocking its conversion to 5-dht, which causes baldness (male pattern), prostatic hypertrophy, and excess hair growth elsewhere. Minoxidil applied topically (rogaine) has a similar topical effect. Spironolactone also is effective! ...Read more
Dx drives the Rx: This question requires a bit more info. What is the diagnosis that requires the use of anti-androgen therapy. For instance, Lupron (leuprolide) has a clear-cut indication and use as an anti-androgen. Depo-provera has also been labeled an anti-androgen when used off-label. ...Read more
Anything is possible: But I strongly advise against buying any medications online. You will not know if the medication is actually what you intended to purchase. Even if it is, the drug may have been adulterated or contaminated. I strongly advise against purchasing drugs online. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best hormone pill and anti androgen pill to fasten your feminization? What milligrams?
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Drug questions: This is a formal question for your doctor and not a god question for this sote. ...Read more
Xtandi and Zytiga (abiraterone acetate): There are 2 new anti androgens available Xtandi and Zytiga (abiraterone acetate). Xtandi works at 3 places as testosterone enters cancer cells. Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) needs to be taken with Prednisone to prevent side effects. Both work well and usually help for 1-2 years and have been shown to delay the need for chemotherapy. ...Read more
I get nightmares every day i wish i didn't mess with hormones! will using anti-androgen/testosterone blockers help?
Confusing question: Your question is not very clear...However, my best guess is that you a) took some testosterone and b) began having problems with nightmares and c) now have anxiety about these nightmares. If those assumptions are true. Consult with a md about weaning off the testosterone. If the nightmares persist there is a medication that might help (prazosin). ...Read more
Does anti androgen therapy really works ? (for treatment of acne) how long sbould I be on therapy ?
Smoking and drugs: Yes, most definitely.Get a more detailed answer ›
What Birth Control pills that are anti-androgen available in the US? i've been thinking of switching to one from the Mirena
Birth control pills: All birth control pils have some anti androgenic effects by up regulating sex hormone binding globulin decreasing the levels of free testosterone. Those containing Drospirenone have a secondary anti androgenic effect by competing with testostosterone at the receptor level. ...Read more
Thought I had 1 slightly pcos ovary causing hirsutism, recent ultrasound show no pcos. Then why do I have hirsutism? Anti-androgen seems to not work
Not married. PCOS. On metformin. Should I also take anti-androgen meds now too? And Clomid (clomiphene)? Or I should only take metformin, exercise & healthy diet?
See Below...: I would only recommend Clomid (clomiphene) if you are trying to get pregnant. It is not recommended for long-term use or just to treat PCOS. Spironolactone (antiandrogen) is a good addition if you have excessive hair growth around your mouth or other places that are unusual for a women. Excercise and weight loss are are the best treatment for PCOS and work well in motivated women. Best wishes! ...Read more
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