- Peptide Hormones
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Hormones synthesized from amino acids. They are distinguished from INTERCELLULAR SIGNALING PEPTIDES AND PROTEINS in that their actions are systemic.
Drug Drug Description Leuprolide A peptide-based GnRH receptor superagonist used for the palliative treatment of prostate cancer, uterine leiomyomata, endometriosis, and central precocious puberty. Sermorelin For the treatment of dwarfism, prevention of HIV-induced weight loss Goserelin A synthetic analog of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone used to treat breast cancer and prostate cancer by reducing secretion of gonadotropins from the pituitary. Salmon calcitonin A synthetic peptide form of calcitonin used to inhibit bone resorption in the treatment of hypercalcemia, osteoporosis, and Paget's disease. Thyrotropin alfa A recombinant form of thyroid stimulating hormone used in diagnostic testing for thyroid cancer and alongside radioactive agents to destroy thyroid tissue. Insulin human A recombinant form of human insulin used to control hyperglycemia in diabetes mellitus. Menotropins A purified combination of human luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone used to treat female infertility. Desmopressin A synthetic analog of vasopressin used to reduce renal excretion of water in central diabetes insipidus and nocturia. Glucagon A form of recombinant glucagon used to treat hypoglycemia in diabetes mellitus and as a part of gastrointestinal imaging procedures. Insulin lispro A modified form of fast-acting insulin used to control hyperglycemia in diabetes mellitus. Insulin glargine A modified form of long-acting or basal insulin used to control hyperglycemia in diabetes mellitus. Cetrorelix A synthetic peptide antagonist of gonadotropin releasing hormone used to prevent luteinizing hormone surges in women undergoing assisted reproduction therapy. Somatotropin A form of recombinant human growth hormone used to treat dwarfism, growth hormone deficiency, and acromegaly as well as to prevent weight loss in HIV patients. Follitropin A form of recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone used to stimulate follicle development in women with primary ovarian hypogonadism and in men with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. Vasopressin A peptide hormone used to increase blood pressure in patients with vasodilatory shock who are resistant to fluid and catecholamine therapy. Insulin pork A purified form of porcine insulin used to control hyperglycemia in diabetes mellitus. Pegvisomant A growth hormone receptor antagonist used to treat acromegaly. Felypressin For use as an alternative to adrenaline as a localising agent, provided that local ischaemia is not essential. Urofollitropin A form of purified human follicle stimulating hormone used to treat infertility in females by inducing follicle development in women without primary ovarian failure. Oxytocin A recombinant hormone used to induce or strengthen uterine contractions in pregnant women to aid in labor and delivery or to control postpartum bleeding. Pentagastrin A gastrin-like molecule used as a diagnostic aid for the evaluation of gastric acid secretory function, gastric hypersecretion, and Zollinger-Ellison tumors. Gonadorelin A synthetic GnRH used to test the function of gonadotropes and the pituitary. Nafarelin A gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist used to treat central precocious puberty. Pramlintide An amylin analog used for the management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus as an adjunct to preprandial insulin therapy in patients without adequate glycemic control of insulin therapy. Carbetocin An oxytocin agent used to control postpartum hemorrhage and bleeding after giving birth. Tetracosactide A diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency. Corticotropin A diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency. Insulin aspart A rapid-acting form of insulin used for glycemic control in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Insulin detemir A long-acting form of insulin used for glycemic control in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Insulin glulisine A short-acting form of insulin used for glycemic control in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Terlipressin Commonly used to stop bleeding of varices in the food pipe (oesophagus). Vapreotide For the treatment of esophageal variceal bleeding in patients with cirrhotic liver disease and has also shown efficacy in the treatment of patients with AIDS-related diarrhea. Nesiritide A recombinant natriuretic peptide used for the treatment of patients with acutely decompensated congestive heart failure who have dyspnea at rest or with minimal activity. Thymalfasin Indicated as an adjuvant for influenza vaccine in elderly patients and as an adjuvant for both influenza and hepatitis B vaccines in chronic hemodialysis patients who failed to achieve adequate... G17DT Intended for the treatment of various forms of cancer. Afamelanotide An injectable subcutaneous implant used to mitigate phototoxicity secondary to erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP). Ularitide Investigated for use/treatment in congestive heart failure. Abaloparatide A parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) analog used for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women with a high risk of fracture. Leptin Investigated for use/treatment in lipodystrophy and obesity. NN344 Investigated for use/treatment in diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2. Corticorelin Investigated for use/treatment in brain cancer and neurologic disorders. NBI-6024 Investigated for use/treatment in diabetes mellitus type 1 and pediatric indications. Parathyroid hormone An analog of human parathyroid hormone (PTH) used to treat hypocalcemia caused by hypoparathyroidism. Aviptadil Not Annotated Teriparatide A recombinant parathyroid hormone used for the treatment of osteoporosis. Anamorelin Investigated for use/treatment in cachexia and anorexia. Liraglutide A GLP-1 analog used in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus and prevention of cardiovascular complications associated with diabetes. Pasireotide A somatostatin analog used in the treatment of Cushing’s disease, specifically for those patients whom pituitary surgery is not appropriate. Buserelin A LHRH agonist used for the palliative treatment of hormone-dependent advanced carcinoma of the prostate gland in males and treatment of endometriosis in females. Saralasin Not Annotated Ganirelix A GnRH antagonist used in assisted reproduction in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation to control ovulation by inhibiting the premature LH surges. Histrelin A GnRH agonist found in subcutaneous implants used for the treatment of pediatric patients with central precocious puberty and the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Lanreotide A somatostatin analog used for the treatment of unresectable, well- or moderately-differentiated, locally advanced or metastatic gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors and acromegaly. Triptorelin A GnRH agonist indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Tesamorelin A growth hormone releasing factor (GRF) analog used to reduce excessive abdominal fat in HIV patients who have developed lipodystrophy. Teduglutide A glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2) analog used to treat patients with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) who require parenteral nutritional support. Albiglutide A GLP-1 agonist used to manage type 2 diabetes mellitus. Dulaglutide A GLP-1 agonist used to manage type 2 diabetes mellitus. Metreleptin A leptin analogue used as an adjunct to diet as replacement therapy to treat the complications of leptin deficiency in patients with congenital or acquired generalized lipodystrophy. Atosiban An inhibitor of oxytocin and vasopressin used to delay imminent preterm birth in pregnant adult women displaying specific clinical observations. Corifollitropin alfa A FSH analogue indicated for Controlled Ovarian Stimulation (COS) in combination with a GnRH antagonist for the development of multiple follicles in women participating in an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) program. Corticorelin ovine triflutate A synthetic corticotropin-releasing hormone used for diagnostic purposes in differentiating pituitary and ectopic production of ACTH in patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome. Somatrem A recombinant growth hormone used to treat adult growth hormone deficiency and treat disrupted growth in children due to growth hormone insufficiency or deficiency, turner's syndrome, chronic renal failure, and small stature for gestational age. Somatostatin A naturally-occurring peptide hormone used for the symptomatic treatment of acute bleeding from esophageal varices. Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human) A naturally-occurring hormone produced during human placenta used for the treatment of prepubertal cryptorchidism and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in selected males, and induction of pregnancy in selected infertile women. Protirelin A synthetic analogue of thyrotropin-releasing hormone that has been used during diagnostic tests to evaluate function of the thyroid gland. Secretin porcine A secretin hormone used to stimulate pancreatic or gastric secretions to diagnose exocrine pancreas dysfunction, gastrinoma, and abnormalities in the bile and pancreatic ducts. Insulin degludec A long acting insulin used to treat hyperglycemia caused by type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus. Deslorelin Deslorelin acetate is an injectable gonadotropin releasing hormone super-agonist also known as an LHRH agonist. It stops the production of sex hormones. Insulin peglispro Not Annotated Bremelanotide Bremelanotide is indicated to treat premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder that is not due to a medical or psychiatric condition, problems with the relationship, or the effects of... Setmelanotide Setmelanotide has been investigated for the treatment of obesity. Bombesin Bombesin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01205321 (PET/CT Imaging for Radiation Dosimetry, Plasma Pharmacokinetics, Biodistribution, Safety and Tolerability and Diagnostic Performance of BAY86-7548 in Patients With Prostate Cancer and... Cenderitide Cenderitide is under investigation for the treatment of ST Elevation (STEMI) Myocardial Infarction of Anterior Wall. Angiotensin II A peptide hormone of the RAAS system used to raise blood pressure in septic or other forms of shock. Lenomorelin Lenomorelin has been investigated for the treatment and basic science of Cancer, Alcoholism, Metabolism, Hypopituitarism, and Frailty Syndrome, among others. Vosoritide Vosoritide has been used in trials studying the treatment of Achondroplasia. Thymosin beta-4 Thymosin Beta 4 has been investigated for the treatment of STEMI, Dry Eye, Diabetes, Pressure Ulcers, and Dry Eye Syndrome, among others. TT-232 Tln 232 is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00422786 (Phase II Study of CAP-232 in Patients With Refractory Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma). Selepressin Selepressin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Septic Shock. Pentetreotide Pentetreotide has been used in trials studying the diagnostic of cushing syndrome. Zoptarelin doxorubicin Zoptarelin doxorubicin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, and Urothelial Carcinoma, among others. Somatoprim Somatoprim is under investigation for the treatment of Acromegaly. Pancreatic Polypeptide Pancreatic Polypeptide has been investigated for the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1. Urocortin-2 Urocortin 2 has been investigated for the basic science of Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Disease. Alsactide Not Annotated Ornipressin Not Annotated Angiotensinamide Not Annotated Elcatonin Not Annotated Demoxytocin Not Annotated Semaglutide A glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist used to improve glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Taspoglutide Taspoglutide is a pharmaceutical drug, a glucagon-like peptide-1 agonist (GLP-1 agonist), under investigation for treatment of type 2 diabetes being codeveloped by Ipsen and Roche. In September 2010 Roche halted... Secretin human A secretin hormone used to stimulate pancreatic or gastric secretions to diagnose exocrine pancreas dysfunction, gastrinoma, and abnormalities in the bile and pancreatic ducts. Lypressin Not Annotated Indium In-111 pentetreotide Indium In 111 pentetreotide (Octreoscan) has been used in trials studying the diagnostic of SARCOIDOSIS, Solid Tumors, and cushing syndrome. Plecanatide A laxative used to treat chronic idiopathic constipation and IBS with constipation. Peptide YY (3-36) Investigated for use/treatment in metabolic disease and obesity. Luteinizing hormone Not Annotated Procalcitonin Procalcitonin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03440060 (Procalcitonin-guided Antibiotic Therapy During Severe Exacerbation of COPD). Somapacitan A human growth hormone analog subcutaneous injection indicated for adults with growth hormone deficiency. Somatropin pegol Somatropin pegol is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00715689 (Dose Study in Growth Hormone Deficient Adults Investigating Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of NNC126-0083). Gastric inhibitory polypeptide Gastric inhibitory polypeptide is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03081676 (The Effect of GIP and GLP-1 on Insulin and Glucagon Secretion in Patients With HNF1A-diabetes Treated With or Without Sulphonylurea). Thyrotropin Thyrotropin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01348191 (Detection of Thyrotrophin Receptor in Human Myometrium). rGLP-1 Investigated for use/treatment in congestive heart failure and diabetes mellitus type 2. Angiotensin 1-7 TXA127 has been investigated for the treatment of Miscellaneous Peripheral Blood Cell Abnormalities. Aclerastide Aclerastide has been investigated for the treatment of Diabetic Foot, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, and Foot Ulcer, Diabetic. Pirnabine Pirnabine has been used in trials studying the treatment of Chronic Idiopathic Constipation. Albusomatropin Albusomatropin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Growth Hormone-Deficiency and Growth Hormone Deficiency. BPI-3016 BPI-3016 is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03188848 (Dose Escalating Study of BPI-3016 in Healthy Subjects). Tirzepatide Tirzepatide is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03311724 (A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes). Atrial natriuretic peptide Not Annotated
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