Contraceptive Agents, Hormonal
- Contraceptive Agents, Hormonal
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Contraceptive agents that act on the ENDOCRINE SYSTEM.
Drug Drug Description Estrone sulfate An estrogen used as monotherapy or in several combination hormone replacement products for managing menopause symptoms and hormone disorders. Norelgestromin A progestin used for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use a transdermal patch as a method of contraception. 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. Fluprostenol Not Annotated Sulprostone A prostaglandin analogue used to treat post-partum hemorrhaging, induce medical abortion, and induce labour in instances of in utero fetal death. 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. 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. 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. Norgestimate A progesterone used as a contraceptive and to treat acne vulgaris. 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. 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. 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. Ethinylestradiol An estradiol used as a contraceptive. 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. Trestolone Investigated for use/treatment in contraception and male hormonal deficiencies/abnormalities. 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... Triptorelin A GnRH agonist indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. 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. 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]. Lynestrenol A progestin used for contraception and in the treatment of menstrual disorders. Chlormadinone A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for oral combined hormonal contraceptive therapy. Chlormadinone acetate A progestin indicated in combination with an estrogen for birth control.
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