Sex Hormones and Modulators of the Genital System
- Sex Hormones and Modulators of the Genital System
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Drug Drug Description Ethynodiol diacetate An oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. Menotropins A purified combination of human luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone used to treat female infertility. Lutropin alfa A form of recombinant human luteinizing hormone used to treat female infertility due to hypothalamic or pituitary insufficiency, or due to profound luteinizing hormone deficiency. Follitropin A form of recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone used to stimulate follicle development in women with primary ovarian hypogonadism and in men with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. Urofollitropin A form of purified human follicle stimulating hormone used to treat infertility in females by inducing follicle development in women without primary ovarian failure. Choriogonadotropin alfa A recombinant form of human chorionic gonadotropin used to treat female infertility by inducing ovulation. Chlorotrianisene Used to treat symptoms of menopause, deficiencies in ovary function (including underdevelopment of female sexual characteristics and some types of infertility), and in rare cases, prostate cancer. Chlorotrianisene may also... Conjugated estrogens A mixture of estrogens used in estrogen replacement therapy for menopause and hypoestrogenism, used in the treatment of various malignancies, and used in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Etonogestrel A long-acting synthetic derived progestin contraceptive used in various devices such as contraceptive rings and intradermal implants. Desogestrel A synthetic progestin used in contraception, often in combination with ethinyl estradiol. 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. Dydrogesterone A synthetic progesterone for menstrual cycle regulation, infertility treatment, prevention of miscarriage, and other conditions. Progesterone A hormone used for a variety of functions, including contraception, control of abnormal uterine bleeding, maintenance of pregnancy, and prevention of endometrial hyperplasia. Raloxifene A selective estrogen receptor modulator that is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis and reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer in high-risk postmenopausal women. Testosterone A hormone used to treat hypogonadism, breast carcinoma in women, or the vasomotor symptoms of menopause. Estrone An estrogen used to treat perimenopausal and postmenopausal symptoms. 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. Mifepristone A cortisol receptor blocker used to treat Cushing's syndrome, and to terminate pregnancies up to 70 days gestation. Clomifene A medication used to induce ovulation. Dienestrol A non steroidal estrogen used to treat atrophic vaginitis and kraurosis vulvae. Norgestimate A progesterone used as a contraceptive and to treat acne vulgaris. Ethinylestradiol An estradiol used as a contraceptive. Fluoxymesterone A synthetic androgenic anabolic steroid that used in the treatment of hypogonadism and delayed puberty in males, as well as breast neoplasms in women. Drospirenone A progestin used in oral contraceptive pills for the prevention of pregnancy and other conditions. Danazol A synthetic steroid and pituitary gonadotropin inhibitor used in the treatment of endometriosis and symptomatic treatment of severe pain and tenderness associated with benign fibrocystic breasts. Allylestrenol A steroid used to prevent premature labour in pregnant women. Prasterone A steroid formulated as a vaginal insert indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe dyspareunia associated with menopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy. Stanolone A potent androgenic metabolite of testosterone. Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is generated by a 5-alpha reduction of testosterone. Unlike testosterone, DHT cannot be aromatized to estradiol therefore DHT is considered a pure... Estriol A weak estrogen used to treat vaginal dryness and estrogen deficiency conditions, such as vaginitis and vulvar itching. 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 Ospemifene A non-hormonal estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) used to treat moderate to severe dyspareunia, a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy, due to menopause. Lasofoxifene Investigated for use/treatment in postmenopausal osteoporosis to reduce the risk of both vertebral and novertebral fractures, as well as address other postmenopausal conditions, including reduction in risk of breast cancer... Bazedoxifene A selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) used to treat moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms in menopause and osteoporosis alone or in combination with conjugated estrogens. Methyltestosterone A synthetic anabolic steroid used for the replacement therapy in conditions associated with testosterone deficiencies in males, such as hypogonadism, and treatment of advancing inoperable metastatic breast cancer in females. Norelgestromin A progestin used for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use a transdermal patch as a method of contraception. 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... Ulipristal A selective progesterone receptor modulator used for emergency contraception after unprotected intercourse or in a situation where a planned method of contraception has failed. Corifollitropin alfa A FSH analogue indicated for Controlled Ovarian Stimulation (COS) in combination with a GnRH antagonist for the development of multiple follicles in women participating in an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) program. Tibolone For the relief of post-menopausal symptoms and for the prevention of osteoporosis . Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. 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. Chorionic Gonadotropin (Human) A naturally-occurring hormone produced during human placenta used for the treatment of prepubertal cryptorchidism and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in selected males, and induction of pregnancy in selected infertile women. 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... Norgestrel A progestin used in combination with ethinyl estradiol for oral contraception and prevention of pregnancy in women. Gestrinone Endometriosis with or without accompanying sterility. Treatment is limited to a single course of 6 months duration per lifetime [L1699, L1700]. Nomegestrol Nomegestrol is an ingredient in the EMA-authorised product Zoely. Lynestrenol A progestin used for contraception and in the treatment of menstrual disorders. Promestriene A synthetic estrogen applied topically for the treatment of vulvovaginal atrophic symptoms and to speed wound healing following vulvovaginal surgery or trauma (e.g. post-partum). Trimegestone Trimegestone has been used in trials studying the treatment of Postmenopause. Methallenestril Not Annotated Ormeloxifene Not Annotated Epimestrol Not Annotated Moxestrol Not Annotated Cyclofenil Not Annotated Chlormadinone A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for oral combined hormonal contraceptive therapy. Methylestrenolone Not Annotated Norgestrienone Not Annotated Mesterolone An anabolic steroid indicated in the treatment of low testosterone, hypogonadism, oligozoospermia, and Leydig cell failure. Promegestone Not Annotated Quingestanol 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. 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... Diethylstilbestrol Used in the treatment of prostate cancer. Previously used in the prevention of miscarriage or premature delivery in pregnant women prone to miscarriage or premature delivery. Gestonorone Gestonorone is often mistaken for gestonorone capproate which has a different chemical structure. Hydroxyprogesterone Not Annotated 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.
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