Pituitary Hormones, Anterior
- Pituitary Hormones, Anterior
- Accession Number
Hormones secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Structurally, they include polypeptide, protein, and glycoprotein molecules.
Drug Drug Description 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. Thyrotropin alfa A recombinant form of thyroid stimulating hormone used in diagnostic testing for thyroid cancer and alongside radioactive agents to destroy thyroid tissue. Menotropins A purified combination of human luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone used to treat female infertility. 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. Pegvisomant A growth hormone receptor antagonist used to treat acromegaly. 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. 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. 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. 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. Alsactide Not Annotated Luteinizing hormone Not Annotated 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). Thyrotropin Thyrotropin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01348191 (Detection of Thyrotrophin Receptor in Human Myometrium). Albusomatropin Albusomatropin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Growth Hormone-Deficiency and Growth Hormone Deficiency.
- Drugs & Drug Targets