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Suggest Alternative Medication For Gynecomastia

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Posted on Mon, 17 Oct 2016
Question: Is danazol the only treatment for gynecomastia in men
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni (47 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Tamoxifen is used usually.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!
Tamoxifen and testosterone are alternative treatments for gynecomastia in men.
Danazol is used when Tamoxifen has contraindications or has been ineffective.
Surgery will be the next step of treatment if medications have failed.
Hope you have the answer of your query.
Best wishes,
Dr.Mirjeta
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Suggest Alternative Medication For Gynecomastia

Brief Answer: Tamoxifen is used usually. Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for asking! Tamoxifen and testosterone are alternative treatments for gynecomastia in men. Danazol is used when Tamoxifen has contraindications or has been ineffective. Surgery will be the next step of treatment if medications have failed. Hope you have the answer of your query. Best wishes, Dr.Mirjeta