Androgen Replacement Therapy in Women

Marie Lebbe; David Hughes; Nicole Reisch; Wiebke Arlt


Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab. 2012;7(5):515-529. 

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Contraindications to Androgen Therapy

Relative contraindications of testosterone replacement in pre- and postmenopausal women include androgenic alopecia, acne, hirsutism, hyperlipidemia and liver dysfunction. Absolute contraindications are the presence or increased risk of breast cancer, endometrial cancer, venothrombotic episodes and manifest cardiovascular disease.[137]