Placental Hormones

Hormones produced by the placenta include CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN, and PLACENTAL LACTOGEN as well as steroids (ESTROGENS; PROGESTERONE), and neuropeptide hormones similar to those found in the hypothalamus (HYPOTHALAMIC HORMONES).
DrugDrug NameDrug Description
DB00066FollitropinA form of recombinant human follicle stimulating hormone used to stimulate follicle development in women with primary ovarian hypogonadism and in men with hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
DB09126Chorionic 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.