Tests for Pituitary Function

Tests for Pituitary Function
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ATC Classification
DrugDrug Description
Corticorelin ovine triflutateA synthetic corticotropin-releasing hormone used for diagnostic purposes in differentiating pituitary and ectopic production of ACTH in patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome.
MetyraponeA steroid 11-beta-monooxygenase inhibitor used to test hypothalamic-pituitary ACTH function.
CorticorelinA synthetic corticotropin-releasing factor analog used to diagnose causes of excessive adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) production.
SomatorelinA synthetic version of growth hormone-releasing hormone used in the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency.
MacimorelinA medication used to treat adult growth hormone deficiency.
SermorelinFor the treatment of dwarfism, prevention of HIV-induced weight loss
Drugs & Drug Targets
Corticorelin ovine triflutateCorticotropin-releasing factor receptor 1target
MetyraponeCamphor 5-monooxygenasetarget
MetyraponeCytochrome P450 11B2, mitochondrialenzyme
MetyraponeCytochrome P450 2A6enzyme
MetyraponeCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
MetyraponeCanalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 2transporter
MetyraponeCytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrialtarget
MetyraponeCytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrialenzyme
MetyraponeCytochrome P450 2E1enzyme
CorticorelinDopamine beta-hydroxylaseenzyme
MacimorelinGrowth hormone secretagogue receptor type 1target
MacimorelinCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
SermorelinGrowth hormone-releasing hormone receptortarget