What is Androcur 100mg ?
Androcur 100mg (Cyproterone acetate) is to be used in combination with the preparation Diane-35 in order to obtain the necessary contraceptive protection and to avoid irregular bleeding.
Androcur 100mg is a medicine containing cyproterone acetate. It is an anti-androgen therapy. It blocks the actions of male sex hormones (androgens) and reduces the amount of male sex hormones produced by the body.
How to use Cyproterone acetate
Generally, treatment is started with 1 tablet Androcur 100mg twice daily, after the morning and evening meals. The duration of cyproterone acetate treatment should be defined on an individual basis. When a satisfactory result has been achieved, the therapeutic effect should be maintained with the lowest possible dose. When changing the dose or when discontinuing Androcur, this should be done gradually.
The tablets are to be taken with some liquid after meals.
Side effects Androcur 100mg (Cyproterone acetate)
Very common may affect more than 1 in 10 people reduced sperm count reduced volume of ejaculate
Common may affect up to 1 in 10 people weight decrease or increase, which can be associated with fluid retention depressed mood restlessness breast swelling sometimes with tenderness hot flushes, sweating tiredness shortness of breath liver problems, some of them severe or even fatal, have been reported with dosages of 100 mg and above of Androcur. Your doctor may arrange for you to have regular liver tests during treatment to monitor this and may stop your treatment if necessary
Uncommon may affect up to 1 in 100 people rash
Rare may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people allergic reaction (possibly causing a rash, itching or more rarely shortness of breath. If you have trouble breathing or swallowing, contact your doctor or go to a hospital straight away) tender lumps in the breasts and oozing of milky fluid from the nipples. These effects usually disappear if treatment is stopped or if the dose of Androcur is reduced.you can get Alvalin here.