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Progestins (Progestagens)

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; Progestational Agents; Progestational Compounds; Progestational Hormones
Networked: 2073 relevant articles (113 outcomes, 257 trials/studies)

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Experts

1. Frye, Cheryl A: 19 articles (01/2011 - 01/2003)
2. Hyder, Salman M: 15 articles (01/2013 - 02/2005)
3. Seeger, H: 12 articles (07/2014 - 10/2000)
4. Mueck, A O: 12 articles (07/2014 - 10/2000)
5. Lanari, Claudia: 11 articles (01/2013 - 01/2002)
6. Mueck, Alfred O: 10 articles (08/2011 - 07/2002)
7. Lange, Carol A: 9 articles (04/2014 - 12/2004)
8. Liang, Yayun: 9 articles (01/2013 - 02/2005)
9. Seeger, Harald: 9 articles (08/2011 - 07/2002)
10. Frye, C A: 8 articles (11/2013 - 08/2001)

Related Diseases

1. Endometriosis (Adenomyosis)
2. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
4. Endometrial Neoplasms (Endometrial Cancer)
5. Endometrial Hyperplasia

Related Drugs and Biologics

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)

Related Therapies and Procedures

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