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Selective progesterone receptor modulator

Index Selective progesterone receptor modulator

A selective progesterone receptor modulator (SPRM) is an agent that acts on the progesterone receptor. [1]

23 relations: Antiprogestogen, Asoprisnil, Asoprisnil ecamate, CYP3A4, Danazol, Emergency contraception, Gestrinone, List of investigational hormonal agents, Menometrorrhagia, Metapristone, Nuclear receptor, Progesterone receptor, Selective androgen receptor modulator, Selective glucocorticoid receptor modulator, Selective receptor modulator, Sex-hormonal agent, SPRM, Telapristone, Ulipristal acetate, Uterine fibroid, Vilaprisan, 5α-Dihydrolevonorgestrel, 5α-Dihydronorethisterone.

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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Asoprisnil

Asoprisnil (INN; developmental code name J-867) is a synthetic, steroidal selective progesterone receptor modulator that was under development by Schering and TAP Pharmaceutical Products for the treatment of uterine fibroids.

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Asoprisnil ecamate

Asoprisnil ecamate (INN) (developmental code name J-956) is a synthetic, steroidal selective progesterone receptor modulator (SPRM) which was under development for the treatment of endometriosis, uterine fibroids, and menopausal symptoms but was discontinued.

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CYP3A4

Cytochrome P450 3A4 (abbreviated CYP3A4) is an important enzyme in the body, mainly found in the liver and in the intestine.

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Danazol

Danazol, sold under the brand name Danocrine among others, is a medication which is used in the treatment of endometriosis, fibrocystic breast disease, hereditary angioedema, and other conditions.

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Emergency contraception

Emergency contraception (EC), or emergency postcoital contraception, are birth control measures that may be used after sexual intercourse to prevent pregnancy.

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Gestrinone

Gestrinone, sold under the brand names Dimetrose and Nemestran among others, is a medication which is used in the treatment of endometriosis.

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List of investigational hormonal agents

This is a list of investigational hormonal agents, or hormonal agents that are currently under development for clinical use but are not yet approved.

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Menometrorrhagia

Menometrorrhagia is a condition in which prolonged or excessive uterine bleeding occurs irregularly and more frequently than normal.

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Metapristone

Metapristone (developmental code name RU-42633; also known as desmethylmifepristone) is the major metabolite of mifepristone (RU-486, RU-38486) and a selective progesterone receptor modulator (SPRM) which itself was never marketed.

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Nuclear receptor

In the field of molecular biology, nuclear receptors are a class of proteins found within cells that are responsible for sensing steroid and thyroid hormones and certain other molecules.

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Progesterone receptor

The progesterone receptor (PR), also known as NR3C3 or nuclear receptor subfamily 3, group C, member 3, is a protein found inside cells.

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Selective androgen receptor modulator

Selective androgen receptor modulators or SARMs are a novel class of androgen receptor ligands.

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Selective glucocorticoid receptor modulator

Selective glucocorticoid receptor modulators (SEGRMs) and selective glucocorticoid receptor agonists (SEGRAs) formerly known as dissociated glucocorticoid receptor agonists (DIGRAs) are a class of experimental drugs designed to share many of the desirable anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, or anticancer properties of classical glucocorticoid drugs but with fewer side effects such as skin atrophy.

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Selective receptor modulator

In the field of pharmacology, a selective receptor modulator or SRM is a type of drug that has different effects in different tissues.

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Sex-hormonal agent

A sex-hormonal agent, also known as a sex-hormone receptor modulator, is a type of hormonal agent which specifically modulates the effects of sex hormones and of their biological targets, the sex hormone receptors.

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SPRM

SPRM may refer to.

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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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Ulipristal acetate

Ulipristal acetate, sold under the brand name Ella among others, is a medication used for emergency birth control and uterine fibroids.

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Uterine fibroid

Uterine fibroids, also known as uterine leiomyomas or fibroids, are benign smooth muscle tumors of the uterus.

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Vilaprisan

Vilaprisan (INN, USAN) (developmental code name BAY-1002670) is a synthetic, steroidal selective progesterone receptor modulator (SPRM) which is under development by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals for the treatment of endometriosis and uterine fibroids.

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5α-Dihydrolevonorgestrel

5α-Dihydrolevonorgestrel (5α-DHLNG) is an active metabolite of the progestin levonorgestrel which is formed by 5α-reductase.

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5α-Dihydronorethisterone

5α-Dihydronorethisterone (5α-DHNET, dihydronorethisterone, 17α-ethynyl-5α-dihydro-19-nortestosterone, or 17α-ethynyl-5α-estran-17β-ol-3-one) is a major active metabolite of norethisterone (norethindrone).

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References

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

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