anti-androgen


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anti-androgen

(ˌæntɪˈændrədʒən)
n
(Pharmacology) any of a class of drugs that oppose the action of androgens; used in the treatment of prostate cancer and various male sexual disorders
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Bicalutamide is a nonsteroidal anti-androgen, which increases estradiol levels when given as monotherapy.
Down-modulation of the androgen receptor with EZN-4176 inhibits the growth of prostate tumor and potentiates the inhibitory effect of MDV-3100, a novel anti-androgen," Yixian Zhang et al.
Of the 94 who used an LHRH agonist, 75% used them alone, 19% used them with a nonsteroidal anti-androgen (NSAA), and 5% used them with a steroidal anti-androgen.
Molt-independent growth inhibition of Daphnia magna by a vertebrate anti-androgen.
Hygeia's pipeline of estrogen and anti-androgen drug products were designed to exert their effects locally but deactivate quickly to minimize unwanted systemic and environmental effects.
These results, taken together, suggest that chlordane is an anti-androgen which complements the effects of [E.
Furr identified the need for peripherally selective anti-androgens and developed the tests which led to the discovery of Casodex[R] (bicalutamide), the largest selling anti-androgen in the U.
A new breakthrough test can now help doctors determine if a woman is likely to benefit from anti-androgen therapies.
The Company intends to use the proceeds to advance testing of HYG-102, its lead topical synthetic estrogen, and begin development of HYG-440, a topical anti-androgen.
In 2008, AstraZeneca had a 41% share of the PCA market through the marketing of the LHRH analogue, Zoladex, and the anti-androgen, Casodex.
Market Analysis III-48 Overview III-48 Anti-Androgen and LHRH Analogs Drive the French Market III-48 Current and Future Analysis III-48 Clinical Trials III-48 Strategic Corporate Developments III-49 Select Players III-50 B.