Buserelin

Also known as: Buserelin Acetate

Active ingredient description

Buserelin is a synthetic peptide. It is a superactive analogue of natural gonadotrophin releasing hormone (gonadorelin, LHRH or GNRH). After an initial stimulation of gonadotrophin release, it down-regulates the hypothalanic-pituitary-gonadal axis.

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
Buserelin
L Antineoplastic and immunomodulating agents → L02 Endocrine therapy → L02A Hormones and related agents → L02AE Gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues
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Medicines

Buserelin is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Austria Estonia United Kingdom

Austria Brazil Canada Netherlands Singapore

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

PXW8U3YXDV - BUSERELIN

CAS registry number

57982-77-1 - buserelin

68630-75-1 - Buserelin acetate

SNOMED-CT

395744006 - Buserelin (substance)