Which medications in the drug class Androgens are used in the treatment of Gynecomastia?

Updated: Mar 22, 2018
  • Author: George Ansstas, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Androgens suppress pituitary release of gonadotropic hormones.

These agents are used to inhibit the effects of estrogen. [6, 30, 31, 32, 33, 45]

Testosterone (Androderm, AndroGel, Axiron, Testim)

Testosterone is the predominant male sex hormone used for replacement therapy in male hypogonadism.


Danazol is a synthetic steroid analog with strong antigonadotropic activity (it inhibits LH and FSH) and weak androgenic action.

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