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Doctor insights on: Pacific Cyproterone Medication

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Is cyproterone acetate medication same as having prostatectomy as I m on cyproterone acetate and never ejaculate and orgasm. Are these the right symptoms on this medication? What's the half life of it?

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Is cyproterone acetate medication same as having prostatectomy as I m on cyproterone acetate and never ejaculate and orgasm. Are these the right symptoms on this medication? What's the half life of it?

Need more info...: The specifics and relevance of points in this Q are not clear enough to deduce a proper answer, like why you used CPA & for how long, etc. Prostatectomy is done for benign obstructive voiding or prostate cancer; these two are done in different ways for different purpose. As a surgery, it affects the local function in voiding and erection as opposed to CPA induces its systemic effects including. .. ...Read more

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Can cyproterone acetate not only reduce but eliminate my sex drive? If not, what can? (drugs, surgeries, ect.)

Can cyproterone acetate not only reduce but eliminate my sex drive? If not, what can? (drugs, surgeries, ect.)

Androgen blocker: An androgen receptor blocker like cyproterone acetate can certainly reduce your sex drive, but it is unlikely to completely eradicate it. I would suggest you see your family physician for further advice. ...Read more

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Over-treated with cyproterone acetate, 5 ys after quitting still don't ovulate & have menstrual irregularities. A drug for reversing the side effects?

Over-treated with cyproterone acetate, 5 ys after quitting still don't ovulate & have menstrual irregularities. A drug for reversing the side effects?

Evaluate!: No, get evaluated first. If your primary doc is knowledgeable in this area you can start there; but you likely will need a gynecologist or an rei. It shouldn't be that difficult to sort out, but until you undertsand what's going on, please don't try treatment with any drug. ...Read more

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Could you take triptorelin and cyproterone together?

Could you take triptorelin and cyproterone together?

Together: Please go online to "www. Netdoctor. Co.uk/cancer/medicines/decapeptyl-sr. Html"
and you will gradually find what you are looking for.
There are many similar articles from the past but this is the latest (7/10/14).

Not easy reading but take your time and then discuss with your doctor if you need more help. ...Read more

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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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What could happen if I take cyproterone acetate and diabex together as I have to. Thanks?

See below: I am unaware of any adverse interactions with taking these two medications together. ...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?

Well: You are exercising but how many calories are you eating and what kind of exercise. Try eating only 2000 calories per day and 1 hour of cardiac exercise per day ...Read more

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Does cyproterone acetate cause anemia in males?

Does cyproterone acetate cause anemia in males?

No: You're an adult. It may take the edge off the slight boost to hemoglobin that testosterone gives ordinary men. ...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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My fiance is taking Cyproterone mylan 50mg and provames estradiol 1mg daily prescribed for other reasons. Can we rely on those as a prevention method?

My fiance is taking Cyproterone mylan 50mg and provames estradiol 1mg daily prescribed for other reasons. Can we rely on those as a prevention method?

Not forever: If your fiance is male, no. If female then yes. -Severe acne in women that has not responded to treatment with oral antibiotics.
-Abnormal hair growth in women as a result of excessive production of male sex hormones (hirsutism).
-This medicine will also provide contraception for women taking it for acne or hirsutism, but it should not be used solely as a contraceptive ...Read more

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Which among drospirenone and cyproterone acetate is more effective in lowering male hormones?

Which among drospirenone and cyproterone acetate is more effective in lowering male hormones?

Cyproterone: Cyproterone is very good for blocking male androgens but it is normally used in men for different reasons like prostate cancer. Drospirenone is a hormone in birth control. It can help with hot flashes and abnormal periods but does not really block "male hormones". ...Read more

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Y are women with pcos given 50mg cyproterone acetate and some with 2mg? Y the difference? Is 50mg more effective?

Y are women with pcos given 50mg cyproterone acetate and some with 2mg? Y the difference? Is 50mg more effective?

Doesn't matter: In most cases, usually physician preference, both doses can work. Footnote for any us readers: cyproterone acetate is not available in the us. ...Read more