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Cyproterone acetate

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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
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Asthenia Fatigue very rare — very common x x x x x
Asthenia x
Fatigue Fatigue very rare — very common x x x x x
Lassitude common x x
Weight increased Weight increased very rare — very common x x x x x
Gynaecomastia Gynaecomastia very rare, common x x x x x
Headache Headache very rare, common x x x x
Breast pain Breast pain very rare, common x x x
Nausea Nausea very rare, common x x x x
Hyperhidrosis Sweating common x x x
Sweating increased x
Agitation Agitation common x x x
Tenderness Tenderness common x x x x
Breast tenderness Breast tenderness very rare, common x x x x
Fluid retention Fluid retention common x
Menstruation irregular Menstruation irregular very rare — common x x x
Dysmenorrhoea Dysmenorrhoea uncommon x x x
Libido increased Libido increased very rare, uncommon x x x x
Disturbance in sexual arousal Libido increased very rare, uncommon x x x x
Libido decreased x x x
Osteoporosis Osteoporosis uncommon x x x x x
Sleep disorder Sleep disturbance very rare, uncommon x x x
Tachycardia Tachycardia very rare, uncommon x x x x
Skin discolouration Skin discolouration uncommon x x x x
Skin striae Skin striae uncommon x x x
Vaginal discharge Vaginal discharge uncommon x x x
Menopausal symptoms Hot flush very rare — common x x x x
Hot flush Hot flush very rare — common x x x x
Hypersensitivity Hypersensitivity very rare — uncommon x x x x x
Galactorrhoea Galactorrhoea very rare — uncommon x x x x x
Dyspnoea Dyspnoea rare x x x
Dermatitis Rash very rare — uncommon x x x x x
Rash Rash very rare — uncommon x x x x x
Hepatitis Hepatitis very rare — common x x x x x
Jaundice Jaundice rare, common x x x x x
Nodule Nodule rare x
Hepatic failure Hepatic failure very rare — common x x x x x
Rash generalised Rash generalised rare x
Hepatic neoplasm Hepatic neoplasm very rare x x x
Intra-abdominal haemorrhage Intra-abdominal haemorrhage very rare x x x
Acne Acne vulgaris x
Alopecia Alopecia x
Anaemia Anaemia x x x x
Haemolytic anaemia Haemolytic anaemia x
Hypochromic anaemia Hypochromic anaemia x x
Decreased appetite Anorexia x
Aphasia Aphasia x
Ascites Ascites x
Asthma Asthma x
Azoospermia Azoospermia x
Mental disorder Mental disorder x x x
Breast disorder Breast disorder x x
Cardiovascular disorder Cardiovascular disorder x x x
Coma Coma x
Connective tissue disorder Connective tissue disorder x x x
Constipation Constipation x
Cyst Cyst x
Libido decreased Libido decreased x x x
Dermatitis exfoliative Dermatitis exfoliative x
Scleroderma Scleroderma x
Diabetes mellitus Diabetes mellitus x
Diarrhoea Diarrhoea x
Dizziness Dizziness x
Syncope x
Dyspepsia Dyspepsia x
Ear disorder Ear disorder x
Eczema Eczema x
Oedema Oedema x
Endocrine disorder Endocrine disorder x
Erythema nodosum Erythema nodosum x
Body temperature increased Body temperature increased x
Gastrointestinal disorder Gastrointestinal disorder x x
Glossitis Glossitis x
Cardiac failure Cardiac failure x
Haematuria Haematuria x
Hemiplegia Hemiplegia x
Haemorrhage Haemorrhage x
Haemoglobin Haemorrhage x
Coma hepatic Coma hepatic x
Hepatomegaly Hepatomegaly x
Hernia Hernia x
Hirsutism Hirsutism x
Hypercalcaemia Hypercalcaemia x
Hyperglycaemia Hyperglycaemia x
Hypernatraemia Hypernatraemia x
Nodular regenerative hyperplasia Nodular regenerative hyperplasia x
Hyperventilation Hyperventilation x
Hypotension Hypotension x
Immune system disorder Immune system disorder x x x
Infertility Infertility x x x
Jaundice cholestatic Jaundice cholestatic x
Leukocytosis Leukocytosis x
Leukopenia Leukopenia x
Hepatic cirrhosis Hepatic cirrhosis x
Mediastinal disorder Mediastinal disorder x x x
Meningioma Meningioma x x x
Myocardial infarction Myocardial infarction x
Acute coronary syndrome Myocardial infarction x
Neoplasm Neoplasm x x x
Optic atrophy Optic atrophy x
Optic neuritis Optic neuritis x
Pancreatitis Pancreatitis x
Personality disorder Personality disorder x
Phlebitis Phlebitis x
Polyp Polyp x
Pruritus Pruritus x
Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary embolism x
Pulmonary fibrosis Pulmonary fibrosis x
Renal failure Renal failure x
Retinal disorder Retinal disorder x
Shock Shock x
Syncope x
Cerebrovascular accident Cerebrovascular accident x
Syncope Syncope x
Loss of consciousness Syncope x
Thrombocytopenia Thrombocytopenia x
Thrombophlebitis Thrombophlebitis x
Thrombosis Thrombosis x
Pollakiuria Pollakiuria x
Urticaria Urticaria x
Uterine haemorrhage Uterine haemorrhage x
Angiopathy Angiopathy x
Vascular headache Vascular headache x
Vomiting Vomiting x
Weight decreased Weight decreased x x x
Normochromic normocytic anaemia Normocytic anemia x
Encephalopathy Encephalopathy x
Chills Chills x
Blood creatinine increased Creatinine increased x
Crystalluria Urate crystalluria x
Injection site reaction Injection site reaction x
Liver function test abnormal Liver function test abnormal x
Hepatic necrosis Hepatic necrosis x
Aspartate aminotransferase increased Aspartate aminotransferase increased x
Alanine aminotransferase increased Alanine aminotransferase increased x
Uterine leiomyoma Uterine fibroids enlarged x
Accommodation disorder Accommodation disorder x
Retinal vascular disorder Retinal vascular disorder x
Malnutrition Malnutrition x x x
Photosensitivity reaction Photosensitivity reaction x
Skin disorder Unspecified disorder of skin and subcutaneous tissue x x
Malaise Malaise x
Discomfort Malaise x
Feeling abnormal Malaise x
Ill-defined disorder Malaise x
Tension Tension x x x
Urine abnormality Urine abnormality x
Urine analysis abnormal Urine abnormality x
Erectile dysfunction Erectile dysfunction x x x x
Hepatobiliary disease Hepatobiliary disease x x x
Major depression Psychotic depression x
Atrophy Atrophy x
Depressed mood Depressed mood x x
Rash maculo-papular Rash maculo-papular x
Blindness Blindness x
Spermatozoa abnormal Spermatozoa abnormal x
Cough Cough increased x
Gait disturbance Gait disturbance x
Bladder cancer Bladder carcinoma x
Nitrogen balance negative Nitrogen balance negative x
Embolism Thromboembolic event x x x
Embolus x
Muscular weakness Myasthenia x
Retinal vein thrombosis Retinal vein thrombosis x
Foetal chromosome abnormality Foetal chromosome abnormality x
Breast enlargement Breast enlargement x
Hepatic cancer Hepatocellular carcinoma x
Hepatocellular carcinoma Hepatocellular carcinoma x
Anovulatory cycle Ovulation inhibited x
Visual impairment Abnormal vision x


Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

Cyproterone Acetate Tablets / Procur, Tablet

Side effects:40

Cyproterone Acetate / Cyprone

Side effects:27


Side effects:48

Cyproterone acetate / Contraindications in women

Side effects:52


Side effects:116
Source:Health Canada

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