Adverse effects of the Hormone therapy

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There are side effects that are common and frequent to all hormone treatment modalities and others that are more specific and depend on the type of drug administered.

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In men:

  • Sexual changes.
  • Loss of bone mass: osteoporosis and therefore an increased risk of fractured bones.
  • Loss of muscle mass and lack of physical strength.
  • Endocrine alterations.
  • Weight loss.
  • Mood swings.
  • Tiredness.
  • Growth of breasts (gynecomastia).
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In women:

  • Tiredness.
  • Nausea.
  • Muscle and bone pain.
  • Loss of bone mass: osteoporosis.
  • Headaches.
  • Hot flushes.
  • Mild vaginal bleeding.
  • Pruritus.
  • Weight gain.
  • Mood swings.

Substantiated information by:

Albert Tuca Rodríguez
Aleix Prat
Francesc Balaguer
Meritxell Molla
Montserrat Valverde Bosch
Vanessa Vilas
Álvaro Urbano-Ispizua

Published: 12 November 2018
Updated: 20 November 2018

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