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Sex hormones (1)
Testim · Testoderm · AndroGel
Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone and an anabolic steroid. In male humans, testosterone plays a key role in the development of male reproductive tissues such as testes and prostate, as well as promoting secondary sexual characteristics such as increased muscle and bone mass, and the growth of body hair. In addition, testosterone is involved in health and well-being, and the prevention of osteoporosis.
Femara · CGS 20267 · Fémara
Letrozole, sold under the brand name Femara among others, is an aromatase inhibitor which is used in the treatment of hormonally-responsive breast cancer after surgery.
diethylstilbestrol (6898-97-1, 56-53-1, 22610-99-7, 64-67-5)
Stilbestrol · Distilbène · Stilbene Estrogen
estradiol cypionate (313-06-4)
Depo-estradiol · estradiol 17 beta-cyclopentylpropionate · estradiol 17 beta-cypionate
Estradiol cypionate, sold under the brand name Depo-Estradiol among others, is a medication which is used in hormone therapy such as for menopausal symptoms and in hormonal birth control. It is given by injection into muscle. Side effects of estradiol cypionate include breast tenderness, breast enlargement, nausea, headache, and fluid retention.
Buserelin Acetate · Suprefact · HOE 766
Buserelin, sold under the brand name Suprefact among others, is a medication which is used primarily in the treatment of prostate cancer and endometriosis. It is also used for other indications such as the treatment of premenopausal breast cancer, uterine fibroids, and early puberty, in assisted reproduction for female infertility, and as a part of transgender hormone therapy. In addition, buserelin is used in veterinary medicine.
Pregnenedione · Progesterone, (13 alpha,17 alpha)-(+-)-Isomer · Progesterone, (9 beta,10 alpha)-Isomer
Progesterone (P4) is an endogenous steroid and progestogen sex hormone involved in the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and embryogenesis of humans and other species. It belongs to a group of steroid hormones called the progestogens, and is the major progestogen in the body. Progesterone has a variety of important functions in the body.
Prasterone enanthate (23983-43-9)
dehydroepiandrosterone enanthate · DHEA oenanthate · SH 90300 D
Prasterone enanthate (also known as prasterone heptanoate, dehydroepiandrosterone enanthate, DHEA enanthate, DHEA-E, or androst-5-en-3β-ol-17-one 3β-heptanoate) is a synthetic, injected, long-lasting ester prodrug of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), a weak androgen and neurosteroid. It is a component of Gynodian Depot, a combination formulation of 4 mg estradiol valerate and 200 mg prasterone enanthate in oil for depot intramuscular injection that is used in the treatment of menopausal symptoms and is marketed in Europe and South America. Prasterone enanthate has an average duration of 18 days in this formulation.
Halotestin · Android-F · Pharmacia Brand of Fluoxymesterone
Fluoxymesterone, sold under the brand names Halotestin and Ultandren among others, is an androgen and anabolic steroid (AAS) medication which is used in the treatment of low testosterone levels in men, delayed puberty in boys, breast cancer in women, and anemia. It is taken by mouth. Side effects of fluoxymesterone include symptoms of masculinization like acne, increased hair growth, voice changes, and increased sexual desire.
Formestane, sold under the brand name Lentaron among others, is a steroidal, selective aromatase inhibitor which is used in the treatment of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women. The drug is not active orally, and is instead available only as an intramuscular depot injection. Because of this, it is no longer popular as many orally active aromatase inhibitors have been identified and introduced.
Megestrol (INN, BAN) is a steroidal progestin of the 17α-hydroxyprogesterone group which was never marketed and is not currently used clinically. Its acylated derivative megestrol acetate is also a progestogen, which, in contrast to megestrol itself, has been extensively used as a pharmaceutical drug.
Duphaston · Isopregnenone · 6 Dehydro 9 beta 10 alpha progesterone
Dydrogesterone, sold under the brand name Duphaston among others, is a progestin medication which is used for a variety of indications, including threatened or recurrent miscarriage during pregnancy, dysfunctional bleeding, infertility due to luteal insufficiency, dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, secondary amenorrhea, irregular cycles, premenstrual syndrome, and as a component of menopausal hormone therapy. It is taken by mouth. Dydrogesterone is safe and well-tolerated.
estradiol benzoate (50-50-0)
Eston-B · 17beta-estradiol-3-benzoate · estradiol 3-benzoate
Estradiol benzoate, sold under the brand name Progynon-B among others, is a medication which is used in hormone therapy such as for menopausal symptoms and in veterinary medicine. It is given by injection into muscle. Side effects of estradiol benzoate include breast tenderness, breast enlargement, nausea, headache, and fluid retention.
Norethisterone enanthate (3836-23-5)
norethindrone enanthate · norethisterone oenanthate · 19-norethindrone enanthate
Norethisterone enanthate (NETE), also known as norethindrone enanthate, is a form of progestogen-only injectable birth control. It may be used following childbirth, miscarriage, or abortion. The failure rate per year in preventing pregnancy is 2 per 100 women.
estradiol (50-28-2, 73459-61-7)
Oestradiol · Estrace · Vivelle
Estradiol (E2), also spelled oestradiol, is an estrogen steroid hormone and the major female sex hormone. It is involved in the regulation of the estrous and menstrual female reproductive cycles. Estradiol is responsible for the development of female secondary sexual characteristics such as the breasts, widening of the hips, and a feminine pattern of fat distribution in women and is important in the development and maintenance of female reproductive tissues such as the mammary glands, uterus, and vagina during puberty, adulthood, and pregnancy.
AEON steroid · androst-16-en-3-one · androst-16-en-3-one, (5beta)-isomer
Androstenone (5α-androst-16-en-3-one) is a steroidal pheromone. It is found in boar's saliva, celery cytoplasm, and truffle fungus. Androstenone was the first mammalian pheromone to be identified.
Vistimon · Schering Brand of Mesterolone · Mesterolone Schering Brand
Mesterolone, sold under the brand name Proviron among others, is an androgen and anabolic steroid (AAS) medication which is used mainly in the treatment of low testosterone levels. It has also been used to treat male infertility, although this use is controversial. It is taken by mouth.
GONADORELIN (71447-49-9, 33515-09-2, 9034-40-6)
GnRH · LHRH · Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
Gonadorelin, also known as gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) and sold under the brand names Factrel, HRF, Kryptocur, Lutrelef, Lutrepulse, and Relefact among others, is a GnRH agonist which is used in fertility medicine and to treat amenorrhea and hypogonadism. It is also used in veterinary medicine. The drug is a pharmaceutical form of endogenous GnRH and is identical to it in chemical structure.
MEGESTROL ACETATE (51154-23-5, 595-33-5)
Borea · Megace · LinMegestrol
Megestrol acetate (abbreviated as MGA), sold under the brand name Megace, is a progestin with antiandrogen activity that is mainly used as an appetite stimulant and less commonly in the treatment of breast and endometrial cancers. It is the C17α acetate ester of megestrol, which, in contrast to MGA, was never marketed for medical use. The term megestrol is often inappropriately used as a synonym for MGA, and when it is used, it almost always refers to MGA rather actually than megestrol.
Arimidex · anastrazole · Zeneca brand of anastrozole
Anastrozole, sold under the brand name Arimidex among others, is a medication used in addition to other treatments for breast cancer. Specifically it is used for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer. It has also been used to prevent breast cancer in those at high risk.