Chemical formula: C₅₅H₇₅N₁₇O₁₃  Molecular mass: 1,182.29 g/mol  PubChem compound: 36523

Active ingredient description

Gonadorelin stimulates the synthesis of follicle stimulating hormone and luteinising hormone in the anterior lobe of the pituitary as well as their release.

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
H01CA01 Gonadorelin H Systemic hormonal preparations, excl. Sex hormones and insulins → H01 Pituitary and hypothalamic hormones and analogues → H01C Hypothalamic hormones → H01CA Gonadotropin-releasing hormones
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V04CM01 Gonadorelin V Various → V04 Diagnostic agents → V04C Other diagnostic agents → V04CM Tests for fertility disturbances
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Product monographs

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

Title Information Source Document Type  
GONADORELIN Powder for solution for injection Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 33515-09-2
DrugBank Drug: DB00644
PubChem Compound: 36523
RxNorm Ingredient: 6384
SNOMED-CT Concept: 397197007
Gonadorelin (substance)
UNII Identifier: 9O7312W37G


Gonadorelin is an active ingredient of these brands:

Austria (AT)

Canada (CA)

Estonia (EE)

France (FR)

Hong Kong (HK)

Japan (JP)

Malta (MT)

Netherlands (NL)

South Africa (ZA)


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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