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CYPROTERONE ACETATE

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An antiandrogen. It inhibits the effects of androgens (see ANDROGEN) at receptor level and is therefore useful in the treatment of prostate cancer (see PROSTATE, DISEASES OF), ACNE, HIRSUTISM in women and in the treatment of severe hypersexuality and sexual deviation in men. The drug can have serious side-effects. (See OESTROGENS.)

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