Abarelix

Active ingredient description

Abarelix is a luteinizing hormone agonist that results in suppression of testicular or follicular steroidogenesis.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Abarelix
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L02 Endocrine therapy → L02B Hormone antagonists and related agents → L02BX Other hormone antagonists and related agents
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

W486SJ5824 - ABARELIX

CAS registry number

183552-38-7 - abarelix

SNOMED-CT

407128008 - Abarelix (substance)