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Descriptor in English: Cyproterone
Descriptor in Spanish: Ciproterona
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ciproterona
Descriptor in French: Cyprotérone
Entry term(s): Cyproterone, 1alpha,2 alpha,9 beta,10 alpha-Isomer
Tree number(s): D04.210.500.745.432.219
D04.210.500.883.419
Scope note: An anti-androgen that, in the form of its acetate (CYPROTERONE ACETATE), also has progestational properties. It is used in the treatment of hypersexuality in males, as a palliative in prostatic carcinoma, and, in combination with estrogen, for the therapy of severe acne and hirsutism in females.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS UI: 3553
Descriptor UI: D003534
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/28
Cyproterone - Preferred
Concept UI M0005524
Scope note An anti-androgen that, in the form of its acetate (CYPROTERONE ACETATE), also has progestational properties. It is used in the treatment of hypersexuality in males, as a palliative in prostatic carcinoma, and, in combination with estrogen, for the therapy of severe acne and hirsutism in females.
Preferred term Cyproterone
Cyproterone, 1alpha,2 alpha,9 beta,10 alpha-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0330581
Preferred term Cyproterone, 1alpha,2 alpha,9 beta,10 alpha-Isomer



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