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Commonly Used Drugs

Chemotherapy

A variety of chemotherapeutic agents may be used in cases of recurrent or advanced stage prostate cancer that has not responded to hormone treatment. However, chemotherapy has not been proven to be useful to treat early stage prostate cancer.

Hormones

Estrogens:

Anisene, Benezestrol, Bio-Des, Chlorotrianisene, Chlortrianizen, Chlorotrisin, Comestrol, Cyren A, Delestrogen, Dibestil, Di-Estryl, Dienestrol, Diethylstibestrol, Diesthylstilbestrol diphosphate, Equilin, Estradiol benzoate, Estradiol cypionate, Estate, Estradiol dipropionate, Estradiol valerate, Estrocon, Estilbin, Estradurin, Estriol, Estrogenine, Estropipate, Estinyl, Estigyn, Estrone, Estraval, Ethinyl estradiol, Grafestrol, Gynogen L.A., Halodrin, Hormofemin, Hormonisene, Menaval, Menest, Merbentul, Metace, Milprem, Novestrol, Nylestrol, Oradiol, Orestralyn, Palestrol, Polyestradiol phosphate, Premarin, Quinestrol, Restrol, Rianil, Sexocretin, Sibol, Sodium sulfate, Stil, Stelbestrol, Stilboestroform, Synthoestrin, trans-Diethystilbestrol, TACE, Testaval.

Anti-androgens:

Benorterone, Benoterone, Cyproterone, Flutamide
Leuteinizing-hormone releasing hormone antagonists: Zoladex, leuprolide, lupron, goserelin.

Progestins:

Algestrone, Anagestone, Anatropin, Amadinone, Chlormadinone, Chordion, Cingestol, Clogestone, acetate, Clomegestone acetate, Colprosterone, Cronolone, Delalutin, Depo-Provera, Gestaclone, Gestafortin, Gestonorone caproate, Haloprogesterone, Hydroxyprogesterone caproate, Lormin, Luttinyl, Matrol, Medrogestone, Megestrol, Medroxyprogesterone acetate, Methynodiol diacetate, Oragest, Prodox, Progesterone, Provera, Proverone, Quingestanol acetate, Quintestrone, Synchrosyn, Syngesterone, Tigestol.

Biological Response Modifiers

(under clinical evaluation)