- Accession Number
Compounds that interact with ESTROGEN RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of ESTRADIOL. Estrogens stimulate the female reproductive organs, and the development of secondary female SEX CHARACTERISTICS. Estrogenic chemicals include natural, synthetic, steroidal, or non-steroidal compounds.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Diethylstilbestrol Used in the treatment of prostate cancer. Previously used in the prevention of miscarriage or premature delivery in pregnant women prone to miscarriage or premature delivery. Chlorotrianisene Used to treat symptoms of menopause, deficiencies in ovary function (including underdevelopment of female sexual characteristics and some types of infertility), and in rare cases, prostate cancer. Chlorotrianisene may also... Conjugated estrogens A mixture of estrogens used in estrogen replacement therapy for menopause and hypoestrogenism, used in the treatment of various malignancies, and used in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Estrone An estrogen used to treat perimenopausal and postmenopausal symptoms. Estradiol An estrogenic steroid used to treat vasomotor symptoms of vulvar and vaginal atrophy in menopause, hypoestrogenism, prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, treatment of breast cancer, and advanced androgen-dependent carcinoma of the prostate. Dienestrol A non steroidal estrogen used to treat atrophic vaginitis and kraurosis vulvae. Ethinylestradiol An estradiol used as a contraceptive. Polyestradiol phosphate Polymeric phosphoric acid ester of estradiol. Mestranol A synthetic estradiol found in oral contraceptive pills for contraception and the treatment of other conditions in the female reproductive system, such as dysmenorrhea and dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Quinestrol Used in hormone replacement therapy, treating symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes. Also used to treat breast and prostate cancer. Hexestrol A synthetic estrogen that has been used as a hormonal antineoplastic agent. Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens, A A mixture of estrogens used to treat a variety of postmenopausal symptoms, including vaginal atrophy and dyspareunia. Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens, B A mixture of estrogens used to treat a variety of postmenopausal symptoms, including vaginal dryness. Zeranol Zeranol is a non-steroidal estrogen agonist. It is a mycotoxin, derived from fungi in the Fusarium family, and may be found as a contaminant in fungus-infected crops. It is 3-4x... Equol Equol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Breast Cancer. Epimestrol Not Annotated Estriol A weak estrogen used to treat vaginal dryness and estrogen deficiency conditions, such as vaginitis and vulvar itching. Tibolone For the relief of post-menopausal symptoms and for the prevention of osteoporosis . Promestriene A synthetic estrogen applied topically for the treatment of vulvovaginal atrophic symptoms and to speed wound healing following vulvovaginal surgery or trauma (e.g. post-partum). Methallenestril Not Annotated Moxestrol Not Annotated Estradiol acetate An estrogen used to treat vasomotor symptoms and moderate to severe vulvar and vaginal atrophy from menopause. Estradiol cypionate An estradiol prodrug used to treat vasomotor symptoms and hypoestrogenisms from hypogonadism. Estradiol valerate An estradiol prodrug used to treat some effects of menopause, hypoestrogenism, androgen dependant carcinoma of the prostate, and in combination products for endometriosis and contraception. Esterified estrogens A female hormone used to treat conditions related to estrogen deficiency and moderate to severe vasomotor menopausal symptoms in women. Estrone sulfate An estrogen used as monotherapy or in several combination hormone replacement products for managing menopause symptoms and hormone disorders. Estradiol benzoate An estrogen indicated in combination with progesterone for the treatment of irregular menstruation. Biochanin A Biochanin A is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02174666 (Isoflavone Treatment for Postmenopausal Osteopenia.). Formononetin Formononetin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02174666 (Isoflavone Treatment for Postmenopausal Osteopenia.). Bisphenol A Not Available Fluoroestradiol F-18 A radiolabeled analog of estradiol used as a contrast agent in the PET imaging of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer lesions. Estetrol An estrogen used in combination with drospirenone for oral contraception.
- Drugs & Drug Targets