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Progestagens (also spelled progestogens or gestagens) are hormones which produce effects similar to progesterone, the only natural progestagen. All other progestogens are synthetic and are often referred to as progestins.


All progestagens have antiestrogenic (counteracting the effects of estrogens on the body) and antigonadotropic (inhibiting the production of sex steroids by gonads) properties.

Progestogens differ in their potency (affinity for progesterone receptors) and side effects. Such side effects may be androgenic (medroxyprogesterone and most C19 progestagens), antiandrogenic (cyproterone acetate), estrogenic, glucocorticoid (some C21 progestogens) or antimineralocorticoid (progesterone).

Uses

Birth control

Antiandrogen

Cyproterone is an antiandrogen.

Progestogen withdrawal bleeding

In a normal menstrual cycle, a sudden drop in progesterone levels triggers menstruation. Norethindrone acetate (brand name Aygestin) and medroxyprogesterone acetate (brand name Provera) may be used to artificially induce progestogen withdrawal bleeding.

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| group6 = Guidelines / Policies / Government Resources (FDA/CDC) Regarding Progestagen | list6 = US National Guidelines Clearinghouse on ProgestagenNICE Guidance on ProgestagenNHS PRODIGY GuidanceFDA on ProgestagenCDC on Progestagen


| group7 = Textbook Information on Progestagen | list7 = Books and Textbook Information on Progestagen


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| group9 = Genetics, Pharmacogenomics, and Proteinomics of Progestagen | list9 = AND (pharmacogenomics)}} Genetics of ProgestagenAND (pharmacogenomics)}} Pharmacogenomics of ProgestagenAND (proteomics)}} Proteomics of Progestagen


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| group11 = Commentary on Progestagen | list11 = Blogs on Progestagen

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| group13 = Healthcare Provider Resources on Progestagen | list13 = Symptoms of ProgestagenCauses & Risk Factors for ProgestagenDiagnostic studies for ProgestagenTreatment of Progestagen

| group14 = Continuing Medical Education (CME) Programs on Progestagen | list14 = CME Programs on Progestagen

| group15 = International Resources on Progestagen | list15 = Progestagen en EspanolProgestagen en Francais

| group16 = Business Resources on Progestagen | list16 = Progestagen in the MarketplacePatents on Progestagen

| group17 = Informatics Resources on Progestagen | list17 = List of terms related to Progestagen


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