An antiglucocorticoid is a drug which reduces glucocorticoid activity in the body. They include direct glucocorticoid receptor antagonists such as mifepristone and synthesis inhibitors such as metyrapone, ketoconazole, and aminoglutethimide. They are used to treat Cushing's syndrome.
|Synonyms||Glucocorticoid antagonist; Cortisol antagonist; Anticorticosteroid|
|Use||Cushing's syndrome, others|
|Biological target||Glucocorticoid receptor|