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Lilopristone

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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. [1]

15 relations: Abortifacient, Aglepristone, Antiglucocorticoid, Antiprogestogen, Endometrium, Hormonal contraception, International nonproprietary name, Mifepristone, Onapristone, Organic compound, Schering AG, Side chain, Steroid, Telapristone, Toripristone.

Abortifacient

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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Aglepristone

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.

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Antiglucocorticoid

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

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Antiprogestogen

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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Endometrium

The endometrium is the inner epithelial layer, along with its mucous membrane, of the mammalian uterus.

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Hormonal contraception

Hormonal contraception refers to birth control methods that act on the endocrine system.

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International nonproprietary name

The International Nonproprietary Name (INN) is an official generic and non-proprietary name given to a pharmaceutical drug or an active ingredient.

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Mifepristone

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

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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Schering AG

Schering AG was a research-centered German multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Wedding, Berlin, which operated as an independent company from 1851 to 2006.

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Side chain

In organic chemistry and biochemistry, a side chain is a chemical group that is attached to a core part of the molecule called "main chain" or backbone.

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Steroid

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

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Telapristone

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

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

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ZK 734, ZK 98,734, ZK 98734, ZK-734, ZK-98,734, ZK-98734, ZK734, ZK98734.

References

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

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