What is Androcur?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Cyproterone Acetate

Androcur contains that active ingredient cyproterone. Cyproteron is a steroidal antiandrogens. It is used to treat advanced prostate cancer. Antiandrogens such as cyproterone block the effect of the hormone called testosterone.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Androcur

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 1

Why patients stopped taking Androcur

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Androcur

Duration

Stopped taking Androcur

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
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 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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