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What causes increased pain and lightheadedness and taking Cyproterone acetate?

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Posted on Tue, 24 Apr 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Feeling pain n light headedness after injecting cyproterone acetate, 5 hr ago. Is all good? I m worried. Help. Urgent. Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Cyproterone effects

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern
Cyproterone acetate is an anti androgenic drug used mainly in patients of prostate cancer to block the production of testosterone in the testicles which is essential for prostatic cancer cells to grow.
You did not specify the indication for this medicine so these symptoms could be the result of the original pathology you're suffering from,the combination of medicines that you use for it or could very well be the side effect of this particular medicine cyproterone acetate if this is the only drug you're currently using.
You can use panadol for the pain and discomfort but in my opinion you should consult with your doctor who prescribed the medicine and knows your whole history well enough to guide you properly or to manage these symptoms for you while you continue taking the medication.

Let me know if you have any query

wishing you best of health

Thanks
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Follow up: Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 10 hours later
I take it to reduce testosterone as a male. Been taking pills for 2 yrs but first time took a depot so the side effects. I m still tired n sleepy.
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 32 hours later
Brief Answer:
Explained

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Hello again

These non specific adverse effects are expected with most medication. Since its a depot injection, it would persist for a longer time. Symptomatic treatment at best would be required at this time. If you are concerned then a basic metabolic panel and complete blood count can be advised in consultation with your doctor to be on the safe side.

wishing you best of health

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