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Progestins (Progestagens) Summary

Description: Compounds that interact with PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of PROGESTERONE. Primary actions of progestins, including natural and synthetic steroids, are on the UTERUS and the MAMMARY GLAND in preparation for and in maintenance of PREGNANCY.

Also Known As: Progestagens; Progestogens; Gestagenic Agents; Gestagens; Progestagenic Agents Show All >>

Networked: 2073 relevant articles (113 outcomes, 257 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Progestins is Relevant

  1. Endometriosis (Adenomyosis) : 14 outcomes 17 studies in 109 results
  2. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 12 outcomes 70 studies in 440 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 10 outcomes 28 studies in 220 results
  4. Endometrial Neoplasms (Endometrial Cancer) : 10 outcomes 13 studies in 224 results
  5. Endometrial Hyperplasia : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 83 results
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Drugs Related to Progestins

  1. Estrogens (Estrogen)
  2. Hormones
  3. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)
  4. Progesterone
  5. Oral Contraceptives
  6. Levonorgestrel (Plan B)
  7. Tamoxifen
  8. Megestrol Acetate (Borea)
  9. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera)
  10. Danazol (Azol)
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Therapies Related to Progestins

  1. Contraception (Birth Control)
  2. Hysterectomy
  3. Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  4. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)
  5. Injections
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