Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic

Name
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Accession Number
DBCAT000709
Description

Oral contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to synthetic preparations.

Drugs
DrugDrug Description
DesogestrelA synthetic progestin used in contraception, often in combination with ethinyl estradiol.
Megestrol acetateA 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.
LevonorgestrelA progestin found in oral and IUD contraceptives and at higher doses in emergency contraceptives.
Medroxyprogesterone acetateA 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.
NorethisteroneA 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.
Ethynodiol diacetateAn oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy.
MifepristoneA cortisol receptor blocker used to treat Cushing's syndrome, and to terminate pregnancies up to 70 days gestation.
NorgestimateA progesterone used as a contraceptive and to treat acne vulgaris.
GestodeneGestodene 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...
NorethynodrelA 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...
NorgestrelA progestin used in combination with ethinyl estradiol for oral contraception and prevention of pregnancy in women.
LynestrenolA progestin used for contraception and in the treatment of menstrual disorders.
ChlormadinoneA progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for oral combined hormonal contraceptive therapy.
NorgestrienoneNot Annotated
Norethindrone enanthateA synthetic progestogen indicated for contraceptive therapy.
Algestone acetophenideA progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen as an injectable contraceptive.
Chlormadinone acetateA progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for birth control.
Drugs & Drug Targets
DrugTargetType
DesogestrelProgesterone receptortarget
DesogestrelEstrogen receptor alphatarget
DesogestrelCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DesogestrelSerum albumincarrier
DesogestrelSex hormone-binding globulincarrier
DesogestrelCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
DesogestrelUDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1-1enzyme
Megestrol acetateProgesterone receptortarget
Megestrol acetateGlucocorticoid receptortarget
Megestrol acetateP-glycoprotein 1transporter
Megestrol acetateCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
LevonorgestrelProgesterone receptortarget
LevonorgestrelEstrogen receptor alphatarget
Levonorgestrel3-oxo-5-alpha-steroid 4-dehydrogenase 1target
LevonorgestrelCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
LevonorgestrelAndrogen receptortarget
LevonorgestrelSex hormone-binding globulintarget
LevonorgestrelGlucocorticoid receptortarget
LevonorgestrelCytochrome P450 3A5enzyme
Medroxyprogesterone acetateProgesterone receptortarget
Medroxyprogesterone acetateEstrogen receptor alphatarget
Medroxyprogesterone acetateCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
Medroxyprogesterone acetateCytochrome P450 2C8enzyme
Medroxyprogesterone acetate3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase/Delta 5-->4-isomerase type 2enzyme
Medroxyprogesterone acetateCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
Medroxyprogesterone acetateCytochrome P450 3A1enzyme
Medroxyprogesterone acetateSerum albumincarrier
Medroxyprogesterone acetateP-glycoprotein 1target
Medroxyprogesterone acetateGABA(A) Receptortarget
Medroxyprogesterone acetateP-glycoprotein 1transporter
NorethisteroneProgesterone receptortarget
NorethisteroneP-glycoprotein 1transporter
NorethisteroneCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
NorethisteroneSerum albumincarrier
NorethisteroneSex hormone-binding globulincarrier
NorethisteroneAldo-keto reductase family 1 member C4enzyme
Norethisterone3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase/Delta 5-->4-isomerase type 2enzyme
Norethisterone3-oxo-5-alpha-steroid 4-dehydrogenaseenzyme
Norethisterone3-oxo-5-beta-steroid 4-dehydrogenaseenzyme
NorethisteroneCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
NorethisteroneCytochrome P450 1A2enzyme
NorethisteroneCytochrome P450 2A6enzyme
NorethisteroneGlucocorticoid receptortarget
NorethisteroneAndrogen receptortarget
Ethynodiol diacetateEstrogen receptor alphatarget
Ethynodiol diacetateProgesterone receptortarget
Ethynodiol diacetateCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
MifepristoneProgesterone receptortarget
MifepristoneGlucocorticoid receptortarget
MifepristoneCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
MifepristoneCytochrome P450 3A5enzyme
MifepristoneP-glycoprotein 1transporter
MifepristoneMultidrug resistance-associated protein 1transporter
MifepristoneCytochrome P450 2D6enzyme
MifepristoneProstate-specific antigentarget
MifepristoneNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2target
MifepristoneBile salt export pumptransporter
MifepristoneCytochrome P450 2C8enzyme
MifepristoneCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
MifepristoneSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B1transporter
MifepristoneSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B3transporter
NorgestimateProgesterone receptortarget
NorgestimateEstrogen receptor alphatarget
NorgestimateCanalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 1transporter
NorgestimateCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
NorgestimateAndrogen receptortarget
NorgestimateCytochrome P450 2B6enzyme
NorgestimateCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
NorgestimateUDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1-1enzyme
NorgestimateSerum albumincarrier
NorgestimateSex hormone-binding globulincarrier
NorgestimateP-glycoprotein 1transporter
GestodeneCytochrome P450 3A5enzyme
GestodeneCytochrome P450 3A7enzyme
GestodeneProgesterone receptortarget
GestodeneCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
GestodeneCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
NorethynodrelEstrogen receptor alphatarget
NorethynodrelAndrogen receptortarget
NorethynodrelSex hormone-binding globulintarget
NorethynodrelCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
NorgestrelProgesterone receptortarget
Norgestrel3-oxo-5-alpha-steroid 4-dehydrogenase 1target
NorgestrelAndrogen receptortarget
NorgestrelCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
NorgestrelCytochrome P450 19A1enzyme
LynestrenolCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
LynestrenolCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
LynestrenolCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
ChlormadinoneCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
Norethindrone enanthateCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme