17-alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone

Name
17-alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone
Accession Number
DBCAT005016
Description

A metabolite of PROGESTERONE with a hydroxyl group at the 17-alpha position. It serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of HYDROCORTISONE and GONADAL STEROID HORMONES.

Drugs
DrugDrug Description
Hydroxyprogesterone caproateA synthetic progestin used for the prevention of spontaneous preterm births in singleton pregnancies in women who have previously had a spontaneous preterm birth.
Drugs & Drug Targets
DrugTargetType
Hydroxyprogesterone caproateProgesterone receptortarget
Hydroxyprogesterone caproateCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
Hydroxyprogesterone caproateCytochrome P450 3A5enzyme
Hydroxyprogesterone caproateCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme