cyproterone acetate

cyproterone acetate

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  • cyproterone acetate — A synthetic steroid capable of inhibiting the biological effects exerted by endogenous or exogenous androgenic hormones; an antiandrogen. * * * see cyproterone * * * cy·pro·ter·one ac·e·tate (si proґtər ōn) a synthetic antiandrogenic… …   Medical dictionary

  • cyproterone acetate — A synthetic hormone being studied for treatment of hot flashes in men with prostate cancer who have had both testicles removed by surgery …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Cyproterone — and its acetate Systematic (IUPAC) name 6 chloro 1β,2β dihydro 17 hydroxy 3′H cyclopropa[1,2]pregna 4,6 diene …   Wikipedia

  • cyproterone — acetate; n. a steroid drug that inhibits the effects of male sex hormones (see anti androgen). It is used to treat hypersexuality disorders and advanced prostate cancer in men; combined with ethinylestradiol as co cyprindiol (Dianette), it is… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cyproterone — cy·prot·er·one sī prät ə .rōn n a synthetic steroid used in the form of its acetate C24H29ClO4 to inhibit androgenic secretions (as testosterone) * * * n. a steroid drug that inhibits the effects of male sex hormones (see anti androgen) and is… …   Medical dictionary

  • cyproterone — sīˈprōd.əˌrōn also ˈpräd. noun ( s) Etymology: probably from cycl + progesterone : a synthetic steroid C22H27ClO3 used in the form of its acetate to inhibit androgenic secretions (as testosterone) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Medroxyprogesterone 17-acetate — This article is about the progestin drug. For the less active metabolite, see medroxyprogesterone. Medroxyprogesterone 17 acetate Systematic (IUPAC) name [(6S,8R,9S,10R,13S,14 …   Wikipedia

  • Norethisterone acetate — Systematic (IUPAC) name (17α) 17 ethynyl 3 oxoestr 4 en 17 yl acetate Clinical data AHFS/ …   Wikipedia

  • Кипротерон (Cyproterone), Кипротерона Ацетат (Cypro Terone Acetate, Cpa) — стероидный лекарственный препарат, угнетает действие мужских половых гормонов (см. Антиандроген); применяется для лечения различных сексуальных нарушений и запущенного рака предстательной железы у мужчин. Назначается внутрь; характерные побочные… …   Медицинские термины

  • Discovery and development of antiandrogens — In the 1960s, the first antiandrogen, or androgen antagonist, was discovered. Antiandrogens antagonise the androgen receptor (AR) and thereby block the biological effects of testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Antiandrogens are important… …   Wikipedia

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