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Descriptor English: Cyproterone
Descriptor Spanish: Ciproterona
Descriptor ciproterona
Scope note: Antiandrógeno que, en forma de acetato (ACETATO DE CIPROTERONA), tiene también propiedades progestágenas. Se emplea en el tratamiento de la hipersexualidad en hombres, como paliativo en el carcinoma prostático y, en combinación con estrógenos, en el tratamiento del acné grave y del hirsutismo en las mujeres.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ciproterona
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003534
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
Pharm Action: Androgen Antagonists
Registry Number: E61Q31EK2F
CAS Type 1 Name: 3'H-Cyclopropa(1,2)pregna-1,4,6-triene-3,20-dione, 6-chloro-1,2-dihydro-17-hydroxy-, (1beta,2beta)-
Previous Indexing: Androgens/antagonists & inhibitors (1968-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 3553
Unique ID: D003534
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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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