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Copyright  ©  2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Chapter 35 Hypothalamic and Pituitary Agents
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Copyright  ©  2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Hypothalamic Releasing Factors With Diagnostic  Functions CRH  Stimulates release of ACTH from anterior  pituitary  Used to diagnose Cushing’s disease  Gonadorelin ( Factrel GnRH analog  Checks for anterior pituitary response and  gonadotropin deficiency
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Copyright  ©  2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Hypothalamic Releasing Factors With Diagnostic  Functions (cont.) TRH ( Protirelin Stimulates the pituitary to produce thyrotropin, which  stimulates the thyroid to produce thyroid hormones  GHRH ( Sermorelin ) Stimulates the production of growth hormone (GH) by  the anterior pituitary
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Copyright  ©  2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Hypothalamic Releasing Factors Used to Treat  Diseases and Their Actions Goserelin ( Zoladex Analog of GnRH; inhibits pituitary gonadotropin  secretion with a resultant drop in the production of the  sex hormones Histrelin ( Supprelin ), ganirelix ( Antagon ), and abarelix  ( Plenaxis )   GnRH agonists; inhibit gonadotropin secretion and  decrease the levels of steroid sex hormones
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Copyright  ©  2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Hypothalamic Releasing Factors Used to Treat  Diseases and Their Actions (cont.) Leuprolide ( Lupron
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  • Spring '11
  • Loftin
  • Wilkins, Lippincott Williams, pituitary hormones, anterior pituitary hormones, Indication, posterior pituitary hormones

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