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Peptides released by NEURONS as intercellular messengers. Many neuropeptides are also hormones released by non-neuronal cells.
Drug Drug Description Leuprolide A protein-based luteinizing hormone agonist used to treat prostate cancer, endometriosis, and precocious puberty. Sermorelin For the treatment of dwarfism, prevention of HIV-induced weight loss Goserelin A synthetic analog of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone used to treat breast cancer and prostate cancer by reducing secretion of gonadotropins from the pituitary. 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. Cetrorelix A synthetic peptide antagonist of gonadotropin releasing hormone used to prevent luteinizing hormone surges in women undergoing assisted reproduction therapy. Vasopressin A peptide hormone used to increase blood pressure in patients with vasodilatory shock who are resistant to fluid and catecholamine therapy. Felypressin For use as an alternative to adrenaline as a localising agent, provided that local ischaemia is not essential. Pentagastrin A gastrin-like molecule used as a diagnostic aid for the evaluation of gastric acid secretory function, gastric hypersecretion, and Zollinger-Ellison tumors. 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. Aminolevulinic acid A porphyrin precursor used to treat actinic keratosis of the face, scalp, and upper extremities, as well as to visualize a glioma. 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. Terlipressin Commonly used to stop bleeding of varices in the food pipe (oesophagus). 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. G17DT Intended for the treatment of various forms of cancer. CR665 Investigated for use/treatment in pain (acute or chronic). Corticorelin Investigated for use/treatment in brain cancer and neurologic disorders. Icatibant A bradykinin B2 receptor antagonist used to treat acute episodes of swelling and inflammation associated with hereditary angioedema (HAE). Aviptadil Not Annotated Calcitonin gene-related peptide Investigated for use/treatment in myocardial infarction, heart disease, and asthma. Labradimil Investigated for use/treatment in brain cancer and pediatric indications. Pasireotide A somatostatin analog used in the treatment of Cushing’s disease, specifically for those patients whom pituitary surgery is not appropriate. Buserelin A LHRH agonist used for the palliative treatment of hormone-dependent advanced carcinoma of the prostate gland in males and treatment of endometriosis in females. Saralasin Not Annotated Ganirelix A GnRH antagonist used in assisted reproduction in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation to control ovulation by inhibiting the premature LH surges. Histrelin A GnRH agonist found in subcutaneous implants used for the treatment of pediatric patients with central precocious puberty and the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Lanreotide A somatostatin analog used for the treatment of unresectable, well- or moderately-differentiated, locally advanced or metastatic gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors and acromegaly. Triptorelin A GnRH agonist indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. DADLE A delta-selective opioid (ANALGESICS, OPIOID). It can cause transient depression of mean arterial blood pressure and heart rate. DPDPE A heterodetic cyclic peptide that is a cyclic enkephalin analogue, having D-penicillaminyl residues located at positions 2 and 5, which form the heterocycle via a disulfide bond. Tesamorelin A growth hormone releasing factor (GRF) analog used to reduce excessive abdominal fat in HIV patients who have developed lipodystrophy. Corticorelin ovine triflutate A synthetic corticotropin-releasing hormone used for diagnostic purposes in differentiating pituitary and ectopic production of ACTH in patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome. Somatostatin A naturally-occurring peptide hormone used for the symptomatic treatment of acute bleeding from esophageal varices. Polaprezinc Peptic ulcer disease, dyspepsia . Protirelin A synthetic analogue of thyrotropin-releasing hormone that has been used during diagnostic tests to evaluate function of the thyroid gland. Secretin porcine A secretin hormone used to stimulate pancreatic or gastric secretions to diagnose exocrine pancreas dysfunction, gastrinoma, and abnormalities in the bile and pancreatic ducts. Deslorelin Deslorelin acetate is an injectable gonadotropin releasing hormone super-agonist also known as an LHRH agonist. It stops the production of sex hormones. Bremelanotide Bremelanotide is indicated to treat premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder that is not due to a medical or psychiatric condition, problems with the relationship, or the effects of... Carnosine Carnosine has been investigated for the treatment of Gulf War Illness. Setmelanotide Setmelanotide has been investigated for the treatment of obesity. Bombesin Bombesin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01205321 (PET/CT Imaging for Radiation Dosimetry, Plasma Pharmacokinetics, Biodistribution, Safety and Tolerability and Diagnostic Performance of BAY86-7548 in Patients With Prostate Cancer and... Neuropeptide Y Neuropeptide Y is under investigation for the basic science of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Angiotensin II A peptide hormone of the RAAS system used to raise blood pressure in septic or other forms of shock. TAK-448 TAK-448 has been used in trials studying the treatment of Prostate Cancer, Low Testosterone, Prostatic Neoplasms, and Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism. TT-232 Tln 232 is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00422786 (Phase II Study of CAP-232 in Patients With Refractory Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma). Bradykinin Bradykinin has been investigated for the basic science and treatment of Hypertension and Diabetes Type 2. Selepressin Selepressin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Septic Shock. Pentetreotide Pentetreotide has been used in trials studying the diagnostic of cushing syndrome. Zoptarelin doxorubicin Zoptarelin doxorubicin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, and Urothelial Carcinoma, among others. Somatoprim Somatoprim is under investigation for the treatment of Acromegaly. Pancreatic Polypeptide Pancreatic Polypeptide has been investigated for the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1. Urocortin-2 Urocortin 2 has been investigated for the basic science of Heart Failure and Cardiovascular Disease. Alsactide Not Annotated Ornipressin Not Annotated Angiotensinamide Not Annotated Elcatonin Not Annotated Secretin human A secretin hormone used to stimulate pancreatic or gastric secretions to diagnose exocrine pancreas dysfunction, gastrinoma, and abnormalities in the bile and pancreatic ducts. Lypressin Not Annotated Indium In-111 pentetreotide Indium In 111 pentetreotide (Octreoscan) has been used in trials studying the diagnostic of SARCOIDOSIS, Solid Tumors, and cushing syndrome. Sar9, Met (O2)11-Substance P Investigated for use/treatment in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and viral infection. Gastric inhibitory polypeptide Gastric inhibitory polypeptide is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03081676 (The Effect of GIP and GLP-1 on Insulin and Glucagon Secretion in Patients With HNF1A-diabetes Treated With or Without Sulphonylurea). Angiotensin 1-7 TXA127 has been investigated for the treatment of Miscellaneous Peripheral Blood Cell Abnormalities. Aclerastide Aclerastide has been investigated for the treatment of Diabetic Foot, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, and Foot Ulcer, Diabetic. Tirzepatide Tirzepatide is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03311724 (A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes).
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