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Last updated: 20 Oct 2020
Published: 20 Oct 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Treatment of moderate to severe acne related to androgen-sensitivity (with or without seborrhoea) and/or hirsutism, in women of reproductive age.

For the treatment of acne, Co-cyprindiol should only be used after topical therapy or systemic antibiotic treatments have failed.

Since Co-cyprindiol is also a hormonal contraceptive, it should not be used in combination with other hormonal contraceptives (see section 4.3).

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