Cyproterone is used to treat cancer of the prostate gland. The prostate gland is present only in males; therefore, females do not get prostate cancer. This medicine blocks the effect of the male hormone testosterone in the body. This decreases the amount of testosterone produced in the body and is one way of treating this type of cancer.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side-effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side-effects:
Q: What is the generic alternative for Androcur?
A: The generic alternate to Androcur is Cyproterone Acetate and may offer even better savings.
Q: What strengths are available for Androcur?
A: Androcur is available in 50mg and 100 strengths. The generic alternative Cyproterone Acetate is also available in 50mg.