Cyproterone Acetate is used to reduce sex drive in men which have excessive sex drive and for the treatment of pronounced sexual aggression. It is also prescribed to treat severe hirsuitism in woman of childbearing age and also androgenetic alopecia in women. Like cimitedine and other similar type drugs Cyproterone acetate exerts its effects by blocking the binding of DHT dihydrotestosterone to its receptors.
Studies involving Cyproterone Acetate :
STUDY: Reduced serum vitamin B12 levels during oral cyproterone-acetate and ethinyl-oestradiol therapy in women with diffuse androgen-dependent alopecia.
STUDY: The effect of cyproterone acetate on hair roots and hair shaft diameter in androgenetic alopecia in females.
STUDY: Clinical applications of antiandrogens.
STUDY: Anti-androgens. Their use in dermatology
STUDY: Treatment of moderately severe virilism of women with Diane and Androcur 10
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