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Gender-Affirming Medication

Which medicines are commonly used?

Feminising Medication

One – reduce the amount of testosterone produced by the testicles

Two – replace the testosterone with oestrogen and progesterone

 

Reduce Testosterone

  • GnRH Analogues – Decapeptyl, Gonapeptyl, Prostap, Zoladex
  • Spironolactone
  • Finasteride
  • Cyproterone acetate

Replace with Oestrogen

  • Oestrogel
  • Progynova

Progesterone

  • Cyclogest
  • Utrogestan

Masculinising Medication

One – reduce the amount of oestrogen produced by the ovaries

Two – replace the oestrogen with testosterone

 

Reduce Oestrogen

  • GnRH Analogues – Decapeptyl, Gonapeptyl, Prostap, Zoladex

Replace with Testosterone

  • Testogel
  • Tostran
  • Sustanon
  • Nebido