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Hormonal agents (2)
Cyclic compounds (1)
Spiro compounds (1)
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.
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.
Testosterone phenylpropionate (1255-49-8)
testosterone 17-phenylpropionate · Retandrol
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.
Medroxyprogesterone acetate (71-58-9)
Provera · DepoProvera · Depo Provera
Medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), sold under the brand name Depo-Provera among others, is a hormonal medication of the progestin type. It is used as birth control and as part of menopausal hormone therapy. It is also used to treat endometriosis, abnormal uterine bleeding, abnormal sexuality in males, and certain types of cancer.
Dienogest, sold under the brand names Dinagest, Natazia, Qlaira, Valette, and Visanne among others, is a progestin which is available both in combination with estrogen for use in hormonal contraception and menopausal hormone therapy and by itself for the treatment of endometriosis. It has some antiandrogenic activity in addition to its progestogenic effects and as a result may improve symptoms of androgen-dependent conditions like acne.
Adgyn Medro · 17 alpha-Hydroxy-6 alpha-Methylprogesterone · 17 alpha Hydroxy 6 alpha Methylprogesterone
Medroxyprogesterone (abbreviated as MP), sold under the brand name Controlestril, is a progestin which is used in veterinary medicine in France to control estrus in animals. A derivative, medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), is used as a medication in humans, and is far more widely known in comparison. Compared to MPA, MP is over two orders of magnitude less potent as a progestogen.
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.
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.
Nonoxynol-9 (42173-90-0, 26571-11-9, 14409-72-4)
Nonoxynol-9, sometimes abbreviated as N-9, is an organic compound that is used as a surfactant. It is a member of the nonoxynol family of nonionic surfactants. N-9 and related compounds are ingredients in various cleaning and cosmetic products.
stanozolol (10418-03-8, 302-96-5)
Winstrol · Stanazolol · Stromba
Stanozolol, sold under many brand names, is an androgen and anabolic steroid (AAS) medication which was derived from dihydrotestosterone (DHT). It was developed by American pharmaceutical company Winthrop Laboratories (Sterling Drug) in 1962, and has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for human use, though it is no longer marketed in this country. It is also used in veterinary medicine.
hydroxyprogesterone (604-09-1, 68-96-2)
17 Hydroxyprogesterone · 17 alpha Hydroxyprogesterone · 17 alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone
Hydroxyprogesterone (OHP) may refer to: 3α-Hydroxyprogesterone (3α-dihydroprogesterone) 3β-Hydroxyprogesterone (3β-dihydroprogesterone) 11α-Hydroxyprogesterone 11β-Hydroxyprogesterone (21-deoxycorticosterone) 16α-Hydroxyprogesterone 17α-Hydroxyprogesterone 20α-Hydroxyprogesterone 21-Hydroxyprogesterone (11-deoxycorticosterone)
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.
METHENOLONE ENANTHATE (303-42-4)
Primobolan Depot · methenolone oenanthate · methenolone enanthate, (17beta)-isomer
Metenolone enanthate, or methenolone enanthate, sold under the brand names Primobolan Depot and Nibal Injection, is an androgen and anabolic steroid (AAS) medication which is used mainly in the treatment of anemia due to bone marrow failure. It is given by injection into muscle. Although it was widely used in the past, the drug has mostly been discontinued and hence is now mostly no longer available.
Norethisterone, also known as norethindrone and sold under the brand names Aygestin and Primolut N among many others, is a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills, menopausal hormone therapy, and for the treatment of gynecological disorders. The medication available in low-dose and high-dose formulations and is used alone or in combination with an estrogen. It is taken by mouth.
Marvelon · 13-Ethyl-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17 alpha-pregn-4-en-20-yn-17-ol · Org2969
Desogestrel, sold under the brand names Cerazette, Desogen, Marvelon, and Mircette among others, is a progestin medication which is used in birth control pills. It is also used for the treatment of menopausal symptoms. The medication is used alone or in combination with an estrogen.
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.