- Hormone Antagonists
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Chemical substances which inhibit the function of the endocrine glands, the biosynthesis of their secreted hormones, or the action of hormones upon their specific sites.
Drug Drug Description Cetrorelix A synthetic peptide antagonist of gonadotropin releasing hormone used to prevent luteinizing hormone surges in women undergoing assisted reproduction therapy. Abarelix For palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Fluconazole A triazole antifungal used to treat various fungal infections including candidiasis. Clotrimazole A topical broad-spectrum antifungal agent used for the treatment of a wide variety of dermatophyte infections and candidiasis. Aminoglutethimide An adrenocortical steroid synthesis inhibitor used in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome. Carbimazole For the treatment of hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis. It is also used to prepare patients for thyroidectomy. Spironolactone An aldosterone receptor antagonist used for the treatment of hypertension, hyperaldosteronism, edema due to various conditions, hirsutism (off-label) and hypokalemia. Montelukast A leukotriene receptor antagonist used as part of an asthma therapy regimen, to prevent exercise induced bronchoconstriction, and to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis. Raloxifene A selective estrogen receptor modulator that is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis and reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer in high-risk postmenopausal women. Flutamide An antiandrogen used for locally confined stage B2-C and D-2 metastatic prostate carcinoma. Toremifene A first generation nonsteroidal selective estrogen receptor modulator used to treat certain breast cancers. Zafirlukast A leukotriene receptor antagonist used for prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma. Propylthiouracil A thiourea antithyroid agent used to treat hyperthyroidism. Voriconazole A triazole compound used to treat fungal infections. Nilutamide An antineoplastic hormone used to treat prostate cancer. Tamoxifen A selective estrogen receptor modulator used to treat estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer following surgery, or reduce the risk of breast cancer in high risk women. Eplerenone An aldosterone receptor antagonist used to improve survival of patients with symptomatic heart failure and to reduce blood pressure. Zileuton A leukotriene synthesis inhibitor used in the prophylaxis and treatment of chronic asthma. Methimazole A thionamide antithyroid agent that inhibits the actions of thyroid peroxidase, leading to a reduction in thyroid hormone synthesis and amelioration of hyperthyroidism. Mifepristone A cortisol receptor blocker used to treat Cushing's syndrome, and to terminate pregnancies up to 70 days gestation. Clomifene A medication used to induce ovulation. Fulvestrant An estrogen receptor antagonist used to treat HR+ breast cancer that may also be HER2-. Exemestane An aromatase inhibitor used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women after treatment with tamoxifen. Letrozole An aromatase inhibitor used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Tioconazole An imidazole antifungal used to treat vulvovaginal candidiasis. Cinacalcet A calcium sensing receptor agonist used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease and hypercalcemia in parathyroid carcinoma. Miconazole An azole antifungal with broad-spectrum activity used to treat fungal infections affecting the vagina, mouth and skin, including candidiasis. Dutasteride An antiandrogenic compound that is used for the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in adult males by inhibiting 5-alpha reductase. Econazole A topical antifungal used to treat tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, cutaneous candidiasis and tinea versicolor. Bicalutamide An androgen receptor inhibitor used to treat Stage D2 metastatic carcinoma of the prostate. Itraconazole An antifungal agent used for the treatment of various fungal infections in immunocompromised and non-immunocompromised patients, such as pulmonary and extrapulmonary blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and onychomycosis. Bromocriptine A dopamine D2 receptor agonist used for the treatment of galactorrhea due to hyperprolactinemia and other prolactin-related conditions, as well as in early Parkinsonian Syndrome. Finasteride An antiandrogenic compound that is used for the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and male pattern hair loss in adult males by inhibiting Type II 5-alpha reductase. Anastrozole A competitive, selective, non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor used as adjuvant therapy for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Posaconazole A triazole antifungal drug that is used to treat invasive infections by Candida species and Aspergillus species in severely immunocompromised patients. Drospirenone A progestin used in oral contraceptive pills for the prevention of pregnancy and other conditions. Danazol A synthetic steroid and pituitary gonadotropin inhibitor used in the treatment of endometriosis and symptomatic treatment of severe pain and tenderness associated with benign fibrocystic breasts. Pranlukast Used as an adjunct to the standard therapy of inhaled steroids with inhaled long- and/or short-acting beta-agonists. Naringenin Not Available Afimoxifene For the potential treatment of menstrual-cycle related mastalgia, fibrocystic breast disease, breast disease, gynecomastia and Keloid scarring. Cyproterone acetate A steroid used in combination with ethinyl estradiol to treat women with severe acne and symptoms of androgenization. Also used alone at much higher doses for palliative treatment of patients with prostate cancer Lintitript For the treatment of pancreatic cancer and appetite disorders. Abiraterone An antiandrogen used in the treatment of prostate cancer. Bazedoxifene A selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) used to treat moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms in menopause and osteoporosis alone or in combination with conjugated estrogens. Enclomiphene Not Annotated Seratrodast Seratrodast (INN) is a thromboxane receptor antagonist used primarily in the treatment of asthma. Ganirelix A GnRH antagonist used in assisted reproduction in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation to control ovulation by inhibiting the premature LH surges. Hydroxyprogesterone caproate A synthetic progestin used for the prevention of spontaneous preterm births in singleton pregnancies in women who have previously had a spontaneous preterm birth. Formestane For the treatment of estrogen-receptor positive breast cancer in post-menopausal women. Canrenoic acid Canrenoic acid (as the salt potassium canrenoate) is an aldosterone antagonist. Like spironolactone, it is a prodrug, which is metabolized to canrenone in the body. Atosiban An inhibitor of oxytocin and vasopressin used to delay imminent preterm birth in pregnant adult women displaying specific clinical observations. Tibolone For the relief of post-menopausal symptoms and for the prevention of osteoporosis . Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. Tolfenamic acid In the information for tolfenamic acid, it is stated that this drug, being an NSAID, is effective in treating the pain associated with the acute attack of migraines in adults. Canrenone Canrenone has been used in trials studying the diagnostic of Heart Failure. Onapristone Onapristone has been used in trials studying the treatment of Prostate Cancer, Recurrent Prostate Cancer, Metastatic Prostate Cancer, Androgen-independent Prostate Cancer, and Progesterone Receptor Positive Tumor: Max 1 Line of... Liarozole Liarozole has been used in trials studying the treatment of Ichthyosis, Lamellar. Moxestrol Not Annotated Chlormadinone Not Annotated Methylthiouracil Not Annotated Vorozole Not Annotated Relcovaptan Not Annotated Wortmannin Wortmannin is a steroid metabolite of Penicillium funiculosum and Talaromyces wortmannii fungi. This drug acts as a nonspecific, covalent inhibitor of phosphoinositide 3-kinase enzymes (PI3Ks). Teverelix Investigated for use/treatment in benign prostatic hyperplasia, endometriosis, and prostate cancer. Betulinic Acid Betulinic Acid has been used in trials studying the treatment of Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome. Acyline Acyline has been investigated for the prevention and treatment of Hypogonadism and Contraception. ICI-164384 Not Available Droloxifene Not Annotated
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