Reproductive Control Agents
- Reproductive Control Agents
- Accession Number
Substances used either in the prevention or facilitation of pregnancy.
Drug Drug Description Leuprolide A peptide-based GnRH receptor superagonist used for the palliative treatment of prostate cancer, uterine leiomyomata, endometriosis, and central precocious puberty. Menotropins A purified combination of human luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone used to treat female infertility. Cetrorelix A synthetic peptide antagonist of gonadotropin releasing hormone used to prevent luteinizing hormone surges in women undergoing assisted reproduction therapy. 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. 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. Methylergometrine An ergot alkaloid used to prevent and control uterine atony and hemorrhage before and after delivery. Levonorgestrel A progestin found in oral and IUD contraceptives and at higher doses in emergency contraceptives. Carboprost tromethamine A prostaglandin used to treat postpartum uterine hemorrhage due to atony when other methods of management have not been effective. Methotrexate An antineoplastic agent used the treatment of a wide variety of cancers as well as severe psoriasis, severe rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. 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. Magnesium sulfate A drug used to treat convulsions during pregnancy, nephritis in children, magnesium deficiency, and tetany. Nafarelin A gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist used to treat central precocious puberty. Ergotamine A alpha-1 selective adrenergic agonist vasoconstrictor used to treat migraines with or without aura and cluster headaches. 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. Orciprenaline A beta-2 adrenergic agonist used to treat bronchospasm, asthma, and COPD. 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. Ritodrine An adrenergic beta agonist used to treat premature labor. Terbutaline A beta-2 adrenergic agonist used as a bronchodilator and to prevent premature labor. Clomifene A medication used to induce ovulation. Dinoprostone A prostaglandin used to induce labor or abortion as well as to treat nonmetastatic gestational trophoblastic disease. Misoprostol A prostaglandin E1 analogue used to reduce the risk of NSAID-induced gastric ulcers. Norgestimate A progesterone used as a contraceptive and to treat acne vulgaris. Salbutamol A beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist used to treat asthma, bronchitis, COPD, as well as prevent exercise induced bronchospasms. Trilostane Used in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome. It is normally used in short-term treatment until permanent therapy is possible. Nifedipine A dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker indicated for the management of several subtypes of angina pectoris, and hypertension. Dinoprost tromethamine Used for aborting second-trimester pregnancy (between the twelfth to eighteenth week of gestation) and in incomplete abortion or for therapeutic abortion in cases of intrauterine fetal death and congenital abnormalities... Ergometrine An ergot alkaloid used for the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage and post abortion hemorrhage in patients with uterine atony. Carbetocin An oxytocin agent used to control postpartum hemorrhage and bleeding after giving birth. Fenoterol A beta-2 adrenergic agonist and bronchodilator used for the symptomatic treatment of asthma. 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. 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. Nylidrin A vasodilator used to treat patients with peripheral vascular disorders, and elderly patients with symptoms associated with organic mental disorders. Lonidamine Investigated for use/treatment in benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostate disorders, and cancer/tumors (unspecified). Norelgestromin A progestin used for the prevention of pregnancy in women who elect to use a transdermal patch as a method of contraception. 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. Sparteine Sparteine is a plant alkaloid derived from Cytisus scoparius and Lupinus mutabilis which may chelate calcium and magnesium. It is a sodium channel blocker so it falls under the category... 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... Enclomiphene Not Annotated Nonoxynol-9 A vaginal spermicide used for the non-hormonal contraception in conjunction with other modes of contraception. Triptorelin A GnRH agonist indicated for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Isoxsuprine A beta-adrenergic agonist used in the symptomatic treatment of cerebrovascular insufficiency, peripheral vascular disease of arteriosclerosis obliterans, thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease) and Raynaud's disease. Hexoprenaline Hexoprenaline is a stimulant of beta 2 adrenergic receptors. It is used as a bronchodilator, antiasthmatic, and tocolytic agent. Gemeprost Indicated for the softening and dilatation of the cervix uteri prior to transcervical, intrauterine operative procedures in the first trimester of pregnancy or facilitating therapeutic termination of pregnancy in patients... Atosiban An inhibitor of oxytocin and vasopressin used to delay imminent preterm birth in pregnant adult women displaying specific clinical observations. Dienogest An oral progestin used for the treatment of endometriosis as monotherapy or contraception in combination with ethinylestradiol. 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. Isosorbide A vasodilator used for the prevention and treatment of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease. Fenprostalene Not Annotated Cloprostenol Not Annotated Fluprostenol 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. Lynestrenol Lynestrenol has been used in trials studying the basic science of Transsexualism and Gender Dysphoria. Onapristone Onapristone has been used in trials studying the treatment of Prostate Cancer, Recurrent Prostate Cancer, Metastatic Prostate Cancer, Androgen-independent Prostate Cancer, and Progesterone Receptor Positive Tumor: Max 1 Line of... Sulprostone Sulprostone has been used in trials studying Abortion, Induced. Dinoprost A medication used to induce a second trimester abortion. Gossypol Gossypol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. Kallidinogenase Not Annotated Cyclofenil Not Annotated Chlormadinone Not Annotated Norgestrienone Not Annotated Demoxytocin Not Annotated Estradiol benzoate Estradiol benzoate is not currently available in any FDA or Health Canada approved products. 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 Not Annotated 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.
- Drugs & Drug Targets