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Mifepristone

Known as: (aa Beta, 17 beta)-11-[4-(dimethylamino)-phenyl]-17-hydroxy-17-(1-propynyl)estra-4,9-dien-3-one, Mifepristone [Chemical/Ingredient], Mifepristonum 
A progestational and glucocorticoid hormone antagonist. Its inhibition of progesterone induces bleeding during the luteal phase and in early… 
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Cushing's syndrome (CS) is a disorder associated with significant morbidity and mortality due to prolonged exposure to… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background: Mifepristone (RU486) is an oral antiprogestational and, to a lesser extent, antiglucocorticoid agent commonly used… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
High cortisol levels are found in severe mood disorders, particularly bipolar disorder. Hypercortisolaemia may cause or… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • A. Steiger
  • Sleep medicine reviews
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 1955250
The intention of this review is to summarize the current knowledge on the bidirectional interaction between sleep EEG and the… 
Review
2001
Review
2001
The rationale for treating psychotic major depression with glucocorticoid receptor (GR) antagonists is reviewed. Five patients… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Mifepristone and a prostaglandin have been used successfully to terminate pregnancy in Europe and China. We report the… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
RU486 (mifepristone) has proved to be a remarkably active antiprogesterone and antiglucocorticosteroid agent in human beings. The… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The possibility that meningioma growth may be related to female sex hormone levels is suggested by several lines of evidence…