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Medications and drugs that can cause Gynecomastia

Drugs and Medications that may cause Gynecomastia (Male Breast Enlargement)

Explore some causes of breast enlargement in men. Plastic and cosmetic surgery by Dr. Michael Bermant, MD.

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Drug Side Effects - Gynecomastia Male Breast Enlargement

There are many possible reasons for male breast growth. If caused by a medical problem, this should be corrected first. Such issues can be investigated by your internist or an endocrinologist. In most cases there is no known cause. A complete discussion of the many possible causes for gynecomastia is beyond the scope of this introduction.

These drugs (according to the Physician Desk Reference) can cause gynecomastia as a side effect. The risks are generally very low for male breast enlargement from these medications, but breasts in men can be a cause for embarrassment. Some medications may be important for your other medical problems. There are other causes of gynecomastia male breast enlargement.

Abilify

Adalat

Advicor

Aldoclor

Aldomet

Aldoril

Altocor

Altoprev

Anadrol

Androderm

AndroGel

Androxy

* Android

Aripiprazole

Atripla

Avodart

Axid

Azilect

Baycol

Betaseron

Caduet

Captopril

Cardizem LA

Cardura

* Casodex

Catapres

Celexa

Cipro

Climara Transdermal

Clinoril

Clorpres

Combivir

Compazine (No incidence data in labeling)

Covera-HS

Delatestryl

Digitek

Duraclon

Effexor

Eligard

Emcyt

Etrafon

* Eulexin

Finasteride

Flexeril

Gengraf

Geodon

Gonal-F

Growth Hormone

Haldol

Humatrope

Indocin

Inspra

Intron A

Isoptin SR

Kadian

Kaletra

Lanoxicaps

Lanoxin

Lescol

Lexxel

Lofibra

Lotrel

Loxitane

Loxitane

*Lunesta

* Lupron

Matulane

Megace ES

Metoclopramide

Methotrexate

Mevacor

Midamor

Moban

Moduretic

Motrin

Myleran

Navane (No incidence data in labeling)

Neoral

Neurotin

Nexavar

* Nilandron

Nexavar

Nizoral

Norpace

Norpramin (No incidence data in labeling)

Norvasc

Novarel

Nutropin

Oxandrin

Pepcid

Pergonal

Plendil

Pravachol

Pregnyl

Premarin

Prevacid

PREVPAC

Prezista

Prilosec

Procardia

Proquin XR

Proscar

Prozac

Reglan

Repronex

Requip

Retrovir

Rifamate (No incidence data in labeling)

Rifater

Risperdal

Sandimmune

Sandostatin

Sarafem

Serentil

Seroquel

* Serostim

Sinequan (No incidence data in labeling)

Spironolactone

Striant Mucoadhesive

Sporanox

Stelazine (No incidence data in labeling)

Sular

Surmontil

Sustiva

Symbyax

* Tagamet

Tarka

Testim Gel

* Testoderm

Testred (No incidence data in labeling)

Thalomid

Thioridazine

Thiothixene

Thorazine

Tiazac

Trelstar LA

Trecator-SC (No incidence data in labeling)

Trexall

Tricor

Triglide

Trizivir

*Valera

*Vantas

Vaseretic

Vasotec

Verelan

* Viadur

Vivactil (No incidence data in labeling)

Vytorin

Wellbutrin

Winstrol (No incidence data in labeling)

Xanax

Zantac

Zegerid

Zocor

* Zoladex

Zoloft

Zonegran

Zyban

Zyprexa

Herbals

Digitalis Purpurea (FOXGLOVE)

An * asterisk indicates an incidence of 3% or greater.

To search for information about these drugs the PDR online can be a valuable tool.

If you have questions, you should ask your doctor about medications or possible drug treatments. If your medical doctor stops medication, the breast enlargement may go away. In some cases it may not resolve and surgical reduction would be another option. As a surgeon Dr. Bermant helps his patients with surgical sculpture which you can explore on the following pages.

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