- Accession Number
Compounds that interact with PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of PROGESTERONE. Primary actions of progestins, including natural and synthetic steroids, are on the UTERUS and the MAMMARY GLAND in preparation for and in maintenance of PREGNANCY.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Allylestrenol A steroid used to prevent premature labour in pregnant women. Etonogestrel A long-acting synthetic derived progestin contraceptive used in various devices such as contraceptive rings and intradermal implants. Medroxyprogesterone acetate A progestin used as a contraceptive and in the treatment of secondary amenorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, pain from endometriosis, endometrial and renal carcinomas, paraphilia in males, and GnRH-dependent precocious puberty. Progesterone A hormone used for a variety of functions, including contraception, control of abnormal uterine bleeding, maintenance of pregnancy, and prevention of endometrial hyperplasia. Norethisterone A synthetic second-generation progestin used for contraception, prevention of endometrial hyperplasia in hormone replacement therapy, and in the treatment of other hormone-mediated illnesses such as endometriosis. 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. Desogestrel A synthetic progestin used in contraception, often in combination with ethinyl estradiol. Dydrogesterone A synthetic progesterone for menstrual cycle regulation, infertility treatment, prevention of miscarriage, and other conditions. Gestodene Gestodene is a progestogen hormonal contraceptive. Products containing gestoden include Meliane, which contains 20 mcg of ethinylestradiol and 75 mcg of gestodene; and Gynera, which contains 30 mcg of ethinylestradiol... Altrenogest Altrenogest, also known as allyltrenbolone, is a steroidal progestin that is widely used in veterinary medicine to suppress estrus in animals. Gestrinone Endometriosis with or without accompanying sterility. Treatment is limited to a single course of 6 months duration per lifetime [L1699, L1700]. Medrogestone A progestin used as an adjunct to control secondary amenorrhea and dysfunctional bleeding in adolescent and adult females, and treat endometrial shedding in menopausal women. Nomegestrol Nomegestrol is an ingredient in the EMA-authorised product Zoely. Gestonorone Gestonorone is often mistaken for gestonorone capproate which has a different chemical structure. Methylestrenolone Not Annotated Norgestrienone Not Annotated Promegestone Not Annotated Demegestone Demegestone is a progesterone receptor agonist that was previously used to treat luteal insufficiency. It was previously marketed in France as Lutionex, but has since been discontinued. Megestrol acetate A progestin that is administered orally to treat anorexia and cachexia or serious unexplained weight loss and is also used as an antineoplastic agent to treat certain types of malignancy. Levonorgestrel A progestin found in oral and IUD contraceptives and at higher doses in emergency contraceptives. Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. Drospirenone A progestin used in oral contraceptive pills for the prevention of pregnancy and other conditions. Lynestrenol A progestin used for contraception and in the treatment of menstrual disorders. Chlormadinone A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for oral combined hormonal contraceptive therapy. Quingestanol Not Annotated Etynodiol Etynodiol (INN), or ethynodiol (BAN) is a steroidal progestin related to norethisterone which was never marketed. While etynodiol is sometimes used as a synonym for etynodiol diacetate, it usually refers... Norgestrel A progestin used in combination with ethinyl estradiol for oral contraception and prevention of pregnancy in women. Norgestimate A progesterone used as a contraceptive and to treat acne vulgaris. Norethynodrel A synthetic progestational hormone with actions and uses similar to those of PROGESTERONE. It has been used in the treatment of functional uterine bleeding and endometriosis. As a contraceptive, it... Norelgestromin A progestin used for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use a transdermal patch as a method of contraception. Nomegestrol acetate Nomegestrol acetate, also known as NOMAC, is a progestin used in oral contraceptives, menopausal hormone therapy, and for the treatment of gynecological disorders. Ethynodiol diacetate An oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. 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 Hydroxyprogesterone Not Annotated Norethindrone enanthate A synthetic progestogen indicated for contraceptive therapy. Quingestanol acetate Not Annotated Algestone acetophenide A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen as an injectable contraceptive. Segesterone Not Annotated
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