15 relations: Aglepristone, Antiglucocorticoid, Breast cancer, Clinical trial, Endometriosis, Lilopristone, Mifepristone, National Institutes of Health, Onapristone, Organic compound, Phases of clinical research, Selective progesterone receptor modulator, Steroid, Toripristone, Uterine fibroid.
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.
An antiglucocorticoid is a drug which reduces glucocorticoid activity in the body.
Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue.
Clinical trials are experiments or observations done in clinical research.
Endometriosis is a condition in which the endometrium, the layer of tissue that normally covers the inside of the uterus, grows outside of it.
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.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research, founded in the late 1870s.
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.
The phases of clinical research are the steps in which scientists do experiments with a health intervention in an attempt to find enough evidence for a process which would be useful as a medical treatment.
A selective progesterone receptor modulator (SPRM) is an agent that acts on the progesterone receptor.
A steroid is a biologically active organic compound with four rings arranged in a specific molecular configuration.
Toripristone (INN) (developmental code name RU-40555) is a synthetic, steroidal antiglucocorticoid as well as antiprogestogen which was never marketed.
Uterine fibroids, also known as uterine leiomyomas or fibroids, are benign smooth muscle tumors of the uterus.