Hormonal Contraceptives for Systemic Use
- Hormonal Contraceptives for Systemic Use
- Accession Number
- DBCAT002291 (DBCAT000687, DBCAT001153, DBCAT002466)
Chemical substances that prevent or reduce the probability of CONCEPTION.
- ATC Classification
Drug Drug Description Ethynodiol diacetate An oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. Mifepristone A cortisol receptor blocker used to treat Cushing's syndrome, and to terminate pregnancies up to 70 days gestation. p-Coumaric acid Not Available Estrone sulfate An estrogen used as monotherapy or in several combination hormone replacement products for managing menopause symptoms and hormone disorders. Octylphenoxy polyethoxyethanol Not Available 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 Trestolone Investigated for use/treatment in contraception and male hormonal deficiencies/abnormalities. Lonidamine Investigated for use/treatment in benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostate disorders, and cancer/tumors (unspecified). Nonoxynol-9 A vaginal spermicide used for the non-hormonal contraception in conjunction with other modes of contraception. 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... Cloprostenol Not Annotated Gestrinone Endometriosis with or without accompanying sterility. Treatment is limited to a single course of 6 months duration per lifetime [L1699, L1700]. Triptolide Triptolide has been used in trials studying the treatment of HIV, Crohn's Disease, Intestinal Diseases, Gastrointestinal Diseases, and Digestive System Diseases, among others. Gossypol Gossypol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. Estradiol benzoate An estrogen indicated in combination with progesterone for the treatment of irregular menstruation. Estradiol cypionate An estradiol prodrug used to treat vasomotor symptoms and hypoestrogenisms from hypogonadism. Estradiol valerate An estradiol prodrug used to treat some effects of menopause, hypoestrogenism, androgen dependant carcinoma of the prostate, and in combination products for endometriosis and contraception. Etonogestrel A long-acting synthetic derived progestin contraceptive used in various devices such as contraceptive rings and intradermal implants. Levonorgestrel A progestin found in oral and IUD contraceptives and at higher doses in emergency contraceptives. 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. Ethinylestradiol An estradiol used as a contraceptive. Drospirenone A progestin used in oral contraceptive pills for the prevention of pregnancy and other conditions. 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... Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. Norgestrel A progestin used in combination with ethinyl estradiol for oral contraception and prevention of pregnancy in women. Chlormadinone A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for oral combined hormonal contraceptive therapy. Norgestrienone Not Annotated Quingestanol Not Annotated 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... Ormeloxifene Not Annotated 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. 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. 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. 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. Norgestimate A progesterone used as a contraceptive and to treat acne vulgaris. 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. Nomegestrol Nomegestrol is an ingredient in the EMA-authorised product Zoely. Lynestrenol A progestin used for contraception and in the treatment of menstrual disorders. Hydroxyprogesterone caproate A synthetic progestin used for the prevention of spontaneous preterm births in singleton pregnancies in women who have previously had a spontaneous preterm birth. Mestranol A synthetic estradiol found in oral contraceptive pills for contraception and the treatment of other conditions in the female reproductive system, such as dysmenorrhea and dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Nomegestrol acetate Nomegestrol acetate, also known as NOMAC, is a progestin used in oral contraceptives, menopausal hormone therapy, and for the treatment of gynecological disorders. Testosterone enanthate An androgen used to treat low or absent testosterone. Progesterone A hormone used for a variety of functions, including contraception, control of abnormal uterine bleeding, maintenance of pregnancy, and prevention of endometrial hyperplasia. 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. Segesterone acetate Segesterone acetate in combination with ethinyl estradiol is indicated for use by females of reproductive potential to prevent pregnancy as a combination hormonal contraceptive (CHC). It induces contraception for thirteen... Norethindrone enanthate A synthetic progestogen indicated for contraceptive therapy. Algestone acetophenide A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen as an injectable contraceptive. Chlormadinone acetate A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for birth control. Estetrol An estrogen used in combination with drospirenone for oral contraception.
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