What is Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: CyEstra-35 Dianette Diane-35

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Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol is a generic formulation of Cyestra-35, which helps to treat certain types of acne in women.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acne 3 1
Birth control 2 3
Polycystic ovary syndrome 2 2
Hair loss 1 0
Ovarian cyst 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
3
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol

Side effect Patients
Depressed mood 1
Weight gain 1

Why patients stopped taking Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Side effects too severe 2
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol

Duration

Stopped taking Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol (Yaz) 1
Erythromycin (Ery-Tab) 1

Patients stopped taking Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Drospirenone-ethinyl estradiol (Yaz) 1
etonogestrel (Nexplanon) 1
Isotretinoin (Accutane) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cyproterone-ethinyl estradiol.