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general estrogens
endometrial and breast cancer, increase tri hdl, decrease ldl cholesterol, gall bladder dz
estradiol
replacement therapy
conjugated estrogen
postmenopausal replace, primary hypo replace
ethinyl estradiol
contraception, primary hypo replace, dysmenorrhea, ovarian suppression (hyperadrogenism)
DES
prostate cancer
breakthrough bleeding
decreased estrogen increase chances of breakthrough bleeding, bi and triphasic have more estrogen but less progesterone
breast cancer risk
use progesterone only contraceptives
medroxyprogesterone
progesterone derivative, endometrial protection for HRT, ovarian suppression (dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, vaginal bleeding)
nortestosterone, norethindrone, norgestrel
has some adrogenic activity, contraception, ovarian suppresion (dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, vaginal bleeding), adrogenic SE (fat deposit, weight gain, acne, decrease HDL, hirsituism)
clomiphene
induction of ovulation
fulvestrant
SERM, those that don't respond to tamoxifen
tamoxifen
SERM, blocks breast, stimulates others, breast cancer
raloxifene
SERM, blocks breast and uterine, stimulates lipids and bone, used for breast cancer and osteoporosis
exemestane, anastrozole
aromatase inhibitor, treat breast cancer
mifepristone
RU486, used with misoprostol, abortion in 1rst trimester, blocks prostaglandin receptor, inhibits prostagladin dehydrogenase decreasing prostaglandins