Anterior Pituitary Lobe Hormones and Analogues
- Anterior Pituitary Lobe Hormones and Analogues
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Drug Drug Description Sermorelin For the treatment of dwarfism, prevention of HIV-induced weight loss Somatotropin A recombinant human growth hormone used as replacement therapy in various conditions of growth failure, growth hormone deficiency, and weakness in children and adults. Pegvisomant A growth hormone receptor antagonist used to treat acromegaly. Mecasermin A recombinant insulin-like growth factor-1 used for the long-term treatment of growth failure in pediatric patients with primary IGF-1 deficiency or with growth hormone gene deletion due to the development of neutralizing antibodies to GH. Tetracosactide A diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency. Corticotropin A diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency. Tesamorelin A growth hormone releasing factor (GRF) analog used to reduce excessive abdominal fat in HIV patients who have developed lipodystrophy. Somatrem A recombinant growth hormone used to treat adult growth hormone deficiency and treat disrupted growth in children due to growth hormone insufficiency or deficiency, turner's syndrome, chronic renal failure, and small stature for gestational age. Thyrotropin alfa A recombinant form of thyroid stimulating hormone used in diagnostic testing for thyroid cancer and alongside radioactive agents to destroy thyroid tissue. Mecasermin rinfabate Mecasermin rinfabate was approved for treatment of severe primary insulin-like growth factor (IGF) deficiency or in patients with GH gene deletion who have developed antibodies to growth hormone (GH) ....
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