Tablets "Androkur", containing 10 mg of cyproterone apply for the following indications:
- abnormal body hair face and body in women;
- baldness in women, caused by increased production of male sex hormones androgens;
- acne severe and moderate forms, complicated by inflammation or risk of scarring;
- severe and moderate forms of seborrhea.
Tablets "Androkur" containing the active ingredient 50 and 100 mg is prescribed in the following indications:
- unresectable or metastatic prostate cancer;
- «hot flashes" or hyperandrogenism in patients with prostate cancer undergoing therapy agonist of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH);
- abnormally high sex drive.
Dosage and Administration
«Androkur" to be taken by mouth after meals with water.
Women appoint 10 mg "Androkura" daily at 1-15 days of the menstrual cycle.For contraceptive effect and eliminate intermenstrual bleeding patient with symptoms androgenization 1 to 21 days of the cycle in addition take the drug "Diane-35" 1 tablet per day.Receiving both drugs begin on day 1 of the cycle.
After receiving "Androkura" starting with 10 or 15-day cycle must take the remaining tablets from the pack, "Diane-35".This is followed by a seven-day break, during which if successful during therapy comes menstrualnopodobnoe bleeding.After the break, receiving both drugs is resumed.If after receiving the cycle "Androkura" and "Diane-35" did not come bleeding, you must stop treatment and be tested.
men with inoperable prostate cancer drug is administered in a daily dose of 100 mg, which is divided into 2 or 3 doses per day.In some cases, the "Androkur" is used in a daily dose of 200-300 mg.It also should drink 2-3 hours.
Before treatment GnRH agonists "Androkur" take 100 mg 2 times a day for 5-7 days.Then, at 3-4 weeks of GnRH agonist treatment is prescribed in combination with "Androkurom" at the same dose.In the treatment of hot flushes, provoked receiving GnRH agonists, administered 50-150 mg per day.If necessary, the dose is increased to 300 mg per day.
case of deviations in sexual behavior, requiring a reduction of sexual desire, regimen "Androkura" selected individually.The initial dose is 50 mg 2 times a day.Then, when there is insufficient response of the patient to therapy dose can be increased to 100 mg two times a day.After the appearance of the desired therapeutic effect dose "Androkura" for several weeks to reduce MEM (an average of 25 mg 2 times a day).