Buserelin Other names: Buserelin Acetate

Chemical formula: C₆₀H₈₆N₁₆O₁₃  Molecular mass: 1,239.447 g/mol 

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

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Information Source
Document Type
Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)
Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 57982-77-1
CAS Substance: 68630-75-1
DrugBank Drug: DB06719
KEGG Drug: D01831
RxNorm Ingredient: 1825
SNOMED-CT Concept: 395744006
Buserelin (substance)
UNII Identifier: PXW8U3YXDV


Buserelin is an active ingredient of these brands:

Austria (AT)

Brazil (BR)

Canada (CA)

Estonia (EE)

Japan (JP)

Malta (MT)

Netherlands (NL)

Singapore (SG)

South Africa (ZA)

Spain (ES)

United Kingdom (UK)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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