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.
An antiglucocorticoid is a drug which reduces glucocorticoid activity in the body.
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.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
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.
Mifepristone, also known as RU-486, is a medication typically used in combination with misoprostol, to bring about an abortion.
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.
In chemistry, an organic compound is generally any chemical compound that contains carbon.
Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman.
A steroid is a biologically active organic compound with four rings arranged in a specific molecular configuration.
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.
Toripristone (INN) (developmental code name RU-40555) is a synthetic, steroidal antiglucocorticoid as well as antiprogestogen which was never marketed.
Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals.
Virbac is a French company dedicated to animal health.