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Hyperandrogenism Summary

Description: A condition caused by the excessive secretion of ANDROGENS from the ADRENAL CORTEX; the OVARIES; or the TESTES. The clinical significance in males is negligible. In women, the common manifestations are HIRSUTISM and VIRILISM as seen in patients with POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME and ADRENOCORTICAL HYPERFUNCTION.

Key Drugs and Agents for Hyperandrogenism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Metformin (Glucophage) : 21 outcomes 10 studies in 84 results : FDA 4 Generic
  2. Insulin (Novolin) : 18 outcomes 21 studies in 230 results : FDA 2
  3. Inositol (Myoinositol) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 9 results : IBA
  4. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 52 results : FDA 2
  5. Testosterone (Sustanon) : 4 outcomes 15 studies in 163 results : FDA 13
  6. Hormones : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 82 results : IBA
  7. Finasteride (Propecia) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 18 Generic
  8. Glucose (Dextrose) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 59 results : FDA 175 Generic
  9. Flutamide (Eulexin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 20 results : FDA 6 Generic
  10. drospirenone : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 11 results : FDA 9 Generic
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Diseases Related to Hyperandrogenism

  1. Insulin Resistance
  2. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Syndrome, Stein-Leventhal)
  3. Hirsutism
  4. Hyperinsulinism (Hyperinsulinemia)
  5. Acne Vulgaris
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Key Therapies for Hyperandrogenism

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 outcomes in 7 results
  2. Ovariectomy (Oophorectomy) : 1 outcome in 10 results
  3. Bariatric Surgery : 1 outcome in 4 results
  4. Caloric Restriction : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Pancreatectomy : 1 outcome in 1 result
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