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Aglepristone (brand name Alizine; former developmental code names RU-46534, RU-534) is a synthetic, steroidal antiprogestogen related to mifepristone which is marketed by Virbac in several European countries for use in veterinary medicine. [1]

14 relations: Abortifacient, Antiglucocorticoid, Antiprogestogen, Europe, Lilopristone, Mifepristone, Onapristone, Organic compound, Pregnancy, Steroid, Telapristone, Toripristone, Veterinary medicine, Virbac.


An abortifacient ("that which will cause a miscarriage" from Latin: abortus "miscarriage" and faciens "making") is a substance that induces abortion.

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An antiglucocorticoid is a drug which reduces glucocorticoid activity in the body.

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Antiprogestogens, or antiprogestins, also known as progesterone antagonists or progesterone blockers, are a class of drugs which prevent progestogens like progesterone from mediating their biological effects in the body.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Lilopristone (INN) (developmental code names ZK-98734, ZK-734) is a synthetic, steroidal antiprogestogen with additional antiglucocorticoid activity which was developed by Schering and was patented in 1985.

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Mifepristone, also known as RU-486, is a medication typically used in combination with misoprostol, to bring about an abortion.

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Onapristone (INN) (developmental code names ZK-89299, ZK-299) is a synthetic, steroidal antiprogestogen with additional antiglucocorticoid activity which was developed by Schering and described in 1984 but was never marketed.

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Organic compound

In chemistry, an organic compound is generally any chemical compound that contains carbon.

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Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman.

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A steroid is a biologically active organic compound with four rings arranged in a specific molecular configuration.

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Telapristone, as telapristone acetate (proposed brand names Proellex, Progenta; former code name CDB-4124), is a synthetic, steroidal selective progesterone receptor modulator (SPRM) related to mifepristone which is under development by Repros Therapeutics for the treatment of breast cancer, endometriosis, and uterine fibroids.

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Toripristone (INN) (developmental code name RU-40555) is a synthetic, steroidal antiglucocorticoid as well as antiprogestogen which was never marketed.

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Veterinary medicine

Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals.

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Virbac is a French company dedicated to animal health.

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ATCvet code QG03XB90, Alizine, C29H37NO2, RU 46,534, RU 46534, RU 534, RU-46,534, RU-46534, RU-534, RU46534, RU534.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aglepristone

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