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Online Ellement_of_Freedom

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Anti-androgens
« on: August 21, 2017, 02:24:37 am »
When I began HRT, I was on Spiro. However, it lowered my blood pressure too much. So I was switched to Androcur. In the past month or two I have noticed that I'm waking up in the middle of the night with anxiety quite regularly.

Has anyone else experienced this, and could it be from Androcur? I know some people say they experienced depression while taking it...





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Re: Anti-androgens
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 03:52:36 am »
When I began HRT, I was on Spiro. However, it lowered my blood pressure too much. So I was switched to Androcur. In the past month or two I have noticed that I'm waking up in the middle of the night with anxiety quite regularly.

Has anyone else experienced this, and could it be from Androcur? I know some people say they experienced depression while taking it...

I would make an appt immediately to see your therapist and endo (I'm not sure who you are seeing).

It may not be the Andorocur but it needs checking. I would suggest stop taking it until you get checked out. PM me if you like.

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Re: Anti-androgens
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 04:50:44 am »
I would make an appt immediately to see your therapist and endo (I'm not sure who you are seeing).

It may not be the Andorocur but it needs checking. I would suggest stop taking it until you get checked out. PM me if you like.

I came to give the same advice.

I had some issues with Androcur side effects and was told by my psychiatrist and gyno to give it a break. It was restarted shortly after at a modified dose. Played this game twice. Androcur really is one of those things where you want to find the lowest effective dose.

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Re: Anti-androgens
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2017, 12:00:33 pm »
Androcur is known to trigger anxiety/depression in some as is reported in several studies. One of the reasons I don't particularly fancy it. :(

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« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2017, 11:37:05 am »
I have been on androcur for years now
I cannot say it's give me depression by itself I experience lovely changes with it
I already take anti depressions but I don't think it's relate to the androcur
My depression relate to place I'm living in and the people around me



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