PHARM 5 - REPRODUCTIVE

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PHARM 5 - REPRODUCTIVE
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  1. ethinyl estradiol
    estrogen, oral contraception
  2. levonorgestrel
    progestin, oral contraception
  3. drospirenone
    • progestin component of a number of hormonal contraceptions with ethinyl estradiol
    • blocks mineralocorticoid and androgen receptors
    • lower occurrence of acne, premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    • INCREASED RISK OF VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM
  4. seasonale/seasonique
    91 days, levonorgestrel 150 ug
  5. Lybrel
    365 days, levonorgestrel 90 ug
  6. mifepristone
    • RU-486, ABORTION PILL
    • post-coital drug
    • administered along with a prostaglandin
    • luteolytic drug -- creates a destructive environment for implanted egg
    • requires medical supervision
  7. high dose of levonorgestrel
    • Plan B, post-coital drug
    • morning after pill, contraceptive
    • fertilization can occur up to 5 days after intercourse
  8. clomiphene
    • fertility drug
    • selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that stimulates gonadotropin release by BLOCKING NEGATIVE FEEDBACK
  9. gonadorelin
    • fertility drug
    • synthetic GnRH, stimulates release of gonadotropin
  10. gonadotropins
    fertility drugs
  11. Premarin
    conjugated estrogens for post-menopausal HRT
  12. Prempro
    conjugated estrogens+progestin for post-menopausal HRT
  13. tamsulosin
    • alpha 1a selective adrenergic antagonist
    • relax prostate and urethral smooth muscle to relieve lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
  14. doxazosin
    • alpha 1 non selective antagonist
    • relaxes the prostate and urethral smooth muscle to relieve lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
  15. dutasteride
    prevent conversion of testosterone to active dihydrotestosterone (DHT), reduces size of prostate but does directly alleviate LUTS

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