antigonadotropin

antigonadotropin

An obsolete, nonspecific term for any agent that inhibits or counteracts the action of a gonadotropic hormone.
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Danazol is an antigonadotropin agent that may be used as a second-line agent (after evening primrose oil) to manage adult women with severe refractory mastalgia at a dose of 200 - 400 mg daily.
Danazol, a synthetic steroid with strong antigonadotropin properties as well as direct inhibitory effects at receptors of gonadal steroids, has also been shown to be effective.
Richard Bowen has been awarded the patent number 6,242,421 for the use of the class of drugs antigonadotropins for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.