Anterior Pituitary Lobe Hormones and Analogues

DrugDrug NameDrug Description
DB00010SermorelinFor the treatment of dwarfism, prevention of HIV-induced weight loss
DB00052SomatotropinA form of recombinant human growth hormone used to treat dwarfism, growth hormone deficiency, and acromegaly as well as to prevent weight loss in HIV patients.
DB00082PegvisomantA growth hormone receptor antagonist used to treat acromegaly.
DB01277MecaserminA recombinant insulin-like growth factor-1 used for the long-term treatment of growth failure in pediatric patients with primary IGF-1 deficiency or with growth hormone gene deletion due to the development of neutralizing antibodies to GH.
DB01284TetracosactideA diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency.
DB01285CorticotropinA diagnostic agent used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortical insufficiency.
DB08869TesamorelinA growth hormone releasing factor (GRF) analog used to reduce excessive abdominal fat in HIV patients who have developed lipodystrophy.
DB09098SomatremA recombinant growth hormone used to treat adult growth hormone deficiency and treat disrupted growth in children due to growth hormone insufficiency or deficiency, turner's syndrome, chronic renal failure, and small stature for gestational age.
DB00024Thyrotropin alfaA recombinant form of thyroid stimulating hormone used in diagnostic testing for thyroid cancer and alongside radioactive agents to destroy thyroid tissue.
DB14751Mecasermin rinfabateMecasermin rinfabate was approved for treatment of severe primary insulin-like growth factor (IGF) deficiency or in patients with GH gene deletion who have developed antibodies to growth hormone (GH). Severe...
DrugDrug NameTargetType
DB00010SermorelinGrowth hormone-releasing hormone receptortarget
DB00052SomatotropinGrowth hormone receptortarget
DB00052SomatotropinProlactin receptortarget
DB00082PegvisomantGrowth hormone receptortarget
DB00082PegvisomantSterol 26-hydroxylase, mitochondrialenzyme
DB00082PegvisomantGlutamine synthetaseenzyme
DB00082PegvisomantCytochrome P450 2C18enzyme
DB00082PegvisomantCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00082PegvisomantCytochrome P450 4A11enzyme
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor 1 receptortarget
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor-binding protein 3target
DB01277MecaserminInsulin receptortarget
DB01277MecaserminCation-independent mannose-6-phosphate receptortarget
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor-binding protein 3carrier
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor-binding protein complex acid labile subunitcarrier
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor-binding protein 1carrier
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor-binding protein 2carrier
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor-binding protein 4carrier
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor-binding protein 5carrier
DB01277MecaserminInsulin-like growth factor-binding protein 6carrier
DB01284TetracosactideAdrenocorticotropic hormone receptortarget
DB01285CorticotropinAdrenocorticotropic hormone receptortarget
DB01285Corticotropin3 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase/Delta 5-->4-isomerase type 2enzyme
DB01285Corticotropin25-hydroxyvitamin D-1 alpha hydroxylase, mitochondrialenzyme
DB01285Corticotropin1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3) 24-hydroxylase, mitochondrialenzyme
DB01285CorticotropinCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB08869TesamorelinGrowth hormone-releasing hormone receptortarget
DB09098SomatremGrowth hormone receptortarget
DB09098SomatremInsulin-like growth factor 1 receptortarget
DB00024Thyrotropin alfaThyrotropin receptortarget
DB14751Mecasermin rinfabateInsulin-like growth factor 1 receptortarget
DB14751Mecasermin rinfabateInsulin receptortarget
DB14751Mecasermin rinfabateCation-independent mannose-6-phosphate receptortarget