Systemic Hormonal Preparations, Excl. Sex Hormones and Insulins
- Systemic Hormonal Preparations, Excl. Sex Hormones and Insulins
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Drug Drug Description Sermorelin For the treatment of dwarfism, prevention of HIV-induced weight loss Salmon calcitonin A synthetic peptide form of calcitonin used to inhibit bone resorption in the treatment of hypercalcemia, osteoporosis, and Paget's disease. Desmopressin A synthetic analog of vasopressin used to reduce renal excretion of water in central diabetes insipidus and nocturia. Glucagon A form of recombinant glucagon used to treat hypoglycemia in diabetes mellitus and as a part of gastrointestinal imaging procedures. Cetrorelix A synthetic peptide antagonist of gonadotropin releasing hormone used to prevent luteinizing hormone surges in women undergoing assisted reproduction therapy. 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. Octreotide A peptide drug used to treat acromegaly as well as diarrhea associated with metastatic carcinoid tumors and vasoactive intestinal peptide secreting tumors. Liothyronine A thyroid hormone replacement therapy used to treat hypothyroidism, to suppress TSH, and to help in the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. Carbimazole A drug used for the reduction of thyroid function. Levothyroxine A synthetic T4 hormone used to treat hypothyroidism that can be used along with surgery and radioiodine therapy to manage thyrotropin-dependent well-differentiated thyroid cancer. Propylthiouracil A thiourea antithyroid agent used to treat hyperthyroidism. Gonadorelin A synthetic GnRH used to test the function of gonadotropes and the pituitary. Nafarelin A gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist used to treat central precocious puberty. Fludrocortisone A mineralocorticoid used to treat adrenocortical insufficiency and salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome. Methimazole A thionamide antithyroid agent that inhibits the actions of thyroid peroxidase, leading to a reduction in thyroid hormone synthesis and amelioration of hyperthyroidism. Paricalcitol A vitamin D analog used to treat hyperparathyroidism associated with stage 3 or greater chronic kidney disease. Methylprednisolone A corticosteroid used to treat inflammation or immune reactions across a variety of organ systems, endocrine conditions, and neoplastic diseases. Cinacalcet A calcium sensing receptor agonist used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease and hypercalcemia in parathyroid carcinoma. Trilostane Used in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome. It is normally used in short-term treatment until permanent therapy is possible. 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. Carbetocin An oxytocin agent used to control postpartum hemorrhage and bleeding after giving birth. 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. Paramethasone For the treatment of all conditions in which corticosteroid therapy is indicated except adrenal-deficiency states for which its lack of sodium-retaining properties makes it less suitable than hydrocortisone with supplementary... Terlipressin A drug used to treat bleeding caused by esophageal varices. Aldosterone A hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex that regulates electrolyte and water balance by increasing the renal retention of sodium and the excretion of potassium. Vapreotide For the treatment of esophageal variceal bleeding in patients with cirrhotic liver disease and has also shown efficacy in the treatment of patients with AIDS-related diarrhea. Parathyroid hormone An analog of human parathyroid hormone (PTH) used to treat hypocalcemia caused by hypoparathyroidism. Teriparatide A recombinant parathyroid hormone used for the treatment of osteoporosis. Doxercalciferol A synthetic vitamin D2 analog used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease with or without therapy of dialysis. Pasireotide A somatostatin analog used in the treatment of Cushing’s disease, specifically for those patients whom pituitary surgery is not appropriate. Human calcitonin Human calcitonin is indicated for the treatment of Paget's disease in the cases where the use of salmon calcitonin may provoke the generation of high-titer of antibodies. Paget's disease is... Ganirelix A GnRH antagonist used in assisted reproduction in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation to control ovulation by inhibiting the premature LH surges. Lanreotide A somatostatin analog used for the treatment of unresectable, well- or moderately-differentiated, locally advanced or metastatic gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors and acromegaly. Dibromotyrosine Not Available 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. Somatostatin A natural peptide hormone used to treat acute bleeding from esophageal varices, gastrointestinal ulcers, and gastritis; prevent pancreatic complications after surgery; and restrict secretions of the upper intestine, pancreas, and biliary tract. Meprednisone Not Annotated Potassium perchlorate No current FDA- or EMA-approved therapeutic indications. Deflazacort A corticosteroid used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Cortivazol Cortivazol is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00804895 (Cluster Headache Cortivazol Injection (CHCI)). Calcitonin porcine Calcitonin is a polypeptide hormone secreted by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland in mammals. It inhibits bone resorption and lowers both serum and urinary calcium concentrations. Human calcitonin... Prednylidene Prednylidene is an experimental systemic glucocorticoid. Ornipressin Not Annotated Methylthiouracil Not Annotated Elcatonin Not Annotated Demoxytocin Not Annotated Benzylthiouracil Not Annotated Cloprednol A glucocorticoid indicated in the treatment of arthritis and asthma. Thyrotropin alfa A recombinant form of thyroid stimulating hormone used in diagnostic testing for thyroid cancer and alongside radioactive agents to destroy thyroid tissue. Oxytocin A recombinant hormone used to induce or strengthen uterine contractions in pregnant women to aid in labor and delivery or to control postpartum bleeding. Betamethasone A systemic corticosteroid used to relieve inflammation in various conditions, including but not limited to allergic states, dermatologic disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, and hematological disorders. Triamcinolone A glucocorticoid used to treat a wide variety of inflammatory conditions of organ systems and tissues. Prednisone A corticosteroid used to treat inflammation or immune-mediated reactions and to treat endocrine or neoplastic diseases. Hydrocortisone A glucocorticoid used to treat corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, endocrine disorders, immune conditions, and allergic disorders. Prednisolone A glucocorticoid used to treat adrenocortical insufficiency, inflammatory conditions, and some cancers. Rimexolone A glucocorticoid used to treat inflammation of the eye. Dexamethasone A glucocorticoid available in various modes of administration that is used for the treatment of various inflammatory conditions, including bronchial asthma, as well as endocrine and rheumatic disorders. Fluocortolone A glucocorticoid used topically for localized skin reactions and also orally for systemic use. Lypressin Not Annotated Tiratricol A metabolite of T3 and T4 thyroid hormones; promoted for hyperlipidemia, localized lipodystrophy, and obesity. Tiratricol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome. Etelcalcetide A calcium sensing receptor agonist used to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease who require hemodialysis. Cortisone A naturally occurring glucocorticoid. It has been used in replacement therapy for adrenal insufficiency and as an anti-inflammatory agent. Cortisone itself is inactive. It is converted in the liver to... 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) .... Osilodrostat An oral inhibitor of cortisol synthesis used to treat Cushing's disease by normalizing hypercortisolism. Elagolix A gonadotropin releasing hormone receptor antagonist used to treat moderate to severe pain in endometriosis. Desoxycortone Not Annotated Calcifediol An active metabolite of vitamin D used to treat hyperparathyroidism as well as to combat hypocalcemia in dialysis patients. 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. 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. Ketoconazole A broad spectrum antifungal used to treat seborrheic dermatitis and fungal skin infections. Abaloparatide A parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) analog used for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women with a high risk of fracture. Relugolix An oral GnRH receptor antagonist for androgen deprivation therapy in the treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Somatrogon A long-acting recombinant human growth hormone used as the long-term treatment of pediatric patients who have growth failure due to growth hormone deficiency. Somapacitan A human growth hormone analog subcutaneous injection indicated for adults with growth hormone deficiency. Linzagolix A selective gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist used for the symptomatic treatment of uterine fibroids.
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