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20 Cards in this Set

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Menotropins and Urofollitropin
Induce ovulation and pregnancy
Induce the production of sperm
Induce ovulation
Chorionic Gonadotropin
Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
Growth hormone
Must be used before closure of the growth plate
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
use for testing of adrenocortical function
exacerbations of MS, thyroiditis and hypercalcemia
Posterior Pituitary Hormone
Regulates the reabsorption of water by the kidneys
used for diabetes insipidus
Replacement therapy for adrenocortical insufficiency
Influence and regulate functions such as the immune response, regulation of glucose, fat and protein metabolism and anti-inflammatory response
prednisone, Triamcinolone
Conserve sodium and increase excretion of potassium
control salt and water balance
Desoxycorticosterone and Aldosterone
Antithyroid Drugs
For hyperthyroidism
Inhibit production of thyroid hormones
Radioactive iodine 131
Antithyroid drug
Adverse Reactions of Antithyroid Drugs
Decrease number of white blood cells
Adverse Reactions of Androgens
breast enlargement, testicular atrophy, impotence, enlargement of penis, jaundice, male pattern baldness
Adverse Reactions of Anabolic Steroids
Virilization of women, Acne (most common), N/V/D, testicular atrophy
Finasteride (Proscar)
Androgen Hormone Inhibitor
keeps testosterone from becoming and androgen
AE- think low testosterone
contribute to fluid retention
contribute to protein anabolism
conserve calcium and phosphorus
Uses of Estrogens
Oral contraceptives
Cancer therapy
Hormone replacement therapy
Oral contraceptives
Treatment of: amenorrhea, endometriosis, functional uterine bleeding
Contraindications of Female Hormones
Estrogens - strogen-dependent neoplasms, genital bleeding, pregnancy, thromboembolic disorders
Progestins - thromboembolic disorders, cerebral hemorrhage, impaired liver function, pregnancy, estrogen dependant cancers