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Desogestrel

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03AC09

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0054024-22-5

Chemical Formula

C22-H30-O

Molecular Weight

310

Therapeutic Categories

Progestin

Hormonal contraceptive for systemic use

Chemical Name

18,19-Dinorpregn-4-en-20-yn-17-ol, 13-etyl-11-metylene-, (17α)-

Foreign Names

  • Desogestrelum (Latin)
  • Desogestrel (German)
  • Désogestrel (French)
  • Desogestrel (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Desogestrel (OS: USAN, DCIT, BAN, JAN)
  • Désogestrel (OS: DCF)
  • Org 2969 (IS: Organon)
  • Desogestrel (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Desogestrelum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Adele (Desogestrel and Estrogens)
    Heaton, Slovakia; Stragen Pharma, Czech Republic
  • Aizea
    Marlborough, United Kingdom
  • Alenini (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, Austria
  • Alenvona (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, United Kingdom
  • Anouk
    Spirig HealthCare, Switzerland
  • Antigone
    Besins, France
  • Apri 28 (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Barr, United States
  • Arlette
    Gynopharm, Chile; Gynopharm, Colombia; Vivax, Venezuela
  • Arlette-28
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Azalia
    Gedeon Richter, Czech Republic; Gedeon Richter, Denmark; Gedeon Richter, Hungary; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter, Latvia; Gedeon Richter, Norway; Gedeon Richter, Serbia; Gedeon Richter, Sweden; Richter Gedeon RT, Slovakia; Gedeon Richter, Finland; Gedeon Richter, Poland
  • Azurette (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, United States
  • Babette AL
    Aliud, Germany
  • Belinda AL (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Aliud, Germany
  • Bemasive (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gynea, Spain
  • Benidette (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, Portugal
  • Benifema (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, Austria; Actavis, Portugal
  • Biviol (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany
  • Bredicon
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Bryoronna (Desogestrel and Ethylinestradiol)
    Leon Pharma, Netherlands
  • Camelia
    Bernabo, Argentina
  • Carmin
    Elea, Argentina
  • Caziant (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, United States
  • Cedia (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Celea
    Mithra, Belgium
  • Cerazet
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Programmi Sanitari int., Italy
  • Cerazette
    BB Farma, Italy; Farma 1000, Italy; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Sharp & Dohme, Ireland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Costa Rica; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Dominican Republic; MSD, Finland; MSD, Guatemala; MSD, Honduras; MSD, Nicaragua; MSD, Panama; MSD, Peru; MSD, Sweden; MSD, El Salvador; MSD, Thailand; MSD France, France; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey; N.V. Organon, Lebanon; Organon, Austria; Organon, Brazil; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Estonia; Organon, Greece; Organon, Hungary; Organon, Israel; Organon, Iceland; Organon, Italy; Organon, Lithuania; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Norway; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Poland; Organon, Romania; Organon, Serbia; Organon, Slovenia; Organon, Slovakia; Organon, Venezuela; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Chile; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Mexico; Schering-Plough, New Zealand
  • Cerelle
    Consilient Health, United Kingdom
  • Cesia (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Prasco, United States
  • Cevanel
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland
  • Chalant HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Ciclidon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gynopharm, Chile; Gynopharm, Peru; Vivax, Venezuela
  • Clareal
    Delbert, France
  • Conti-Marvelon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Schering-Plough, Chile
  • Controvul (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Stragen, Hungary
  • Cycle ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Austria
  • Cyclessa (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, United States
  • Cyprella
    Stada Arzneimittel AG, Austria
  • Cyprella STADA
    STADA, Germany
  • Daisy (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Neopharm, Thailand
  • Daisynelle (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Stragen, Denmark
  • Dal (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gynopharm, Chile
  • Damara
    Rottapharm/Madaus, Germany
  • Denise (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland; ratiopharm, Austria; Teva, Denmark
  • Deniselle (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland
  • Desiola (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Desirett
    Ladee, Lithuania; Ladee Pharma, Estonia; Ladee Pharma, Latvia; Leon, Slovakia; Leon Pharma, Austria; Temapharm, Poland; Velvian, Germany
  • Desmin (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, Germany; Grünenthal, Peru
  • Deso (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mithra, Belgium
  • Desobel (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Effik, France
  • Désobel (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Effik, France
  • Desofemine (Ethinylestradiol)
    Dermapharm, Austria; Dermapharm, Switzerland; mibe, Germany
  • Desofemine Nova (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Dermapharm, Switzerland; mibe, Germany
  • Desofemono
    Dermapharm, Austria; Dermapharm, Switzerland; mibe, Germany
  • Desogen (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, United States
  • Desogestrel + Etinilestradiol Generis (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Stragen, Portugal
  • Desogestrel + Etinilestradiol Mylan (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mylan, Portugal
  • Desogestrel Actavis
    Actavis, Portugal; Actavis, Netherlands
  • Désogestrel Actavis
    Actavis, France
  • Desogestrel Aristo
    Aristo Pharma, Germany
  • Désogestrel Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Desogestrel CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Désogestrel EG
    EG Labo, France
  • Désogestrel Mylan
    Helm AG, France
  • Desogestrel Orifarm
    Orifarm Generics, Sweden
  • Desogestrel Sandoz
    Sandoz, Denmark; Sandoz, Netherlands; Sandoz, Sweden
  • Desogestrel Stada
    PharmaCoDane, Denmark; Stada, Portugal
  • Desogestrel STADA
    PharmaCoDane, Sweden
  • Desogestrel Teva
    Teva, Netherlands; Teva, Sweden
  • Désogestrel Zentiva
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Desogestrel/Ethinylestradiol Actavis (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, Denmark; Actavis, Netherlands
  • Desogestrel/Ethinylestradiol Biogaran (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Biogaran, France
  • Desogestrel/Ethinylestradiol CF (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Desogestrel/Ethinylestradiol STADA (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    STADA, Netherlands
  • Desogestrel/Ethinylestradiol Zentiva (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Desolett (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD, Sweden; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey
  • Desolett 28 (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD, Sweden
  • Desolon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Dewcare, India
  • Desopop
    Effik, France; EFFIK Benelux, Belgium
  • Desorelle (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, Romania; Sandoz, Denmark
  • Desoren (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter Schweiz, Switzerland; Grünenthal, Chile
  • Desostada
    Stada, Portugal
  • Dessette (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sun-Farm, Poland
  • Dessette mono
    Sun-Farm, Poland
  • Destele (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Teva, Estonia; Teva, Latvia
  • Dezogestrel Besins
    Besins, Poland
  • Diamilla
    Actavis, Austria; Actavis, Denmark; Actavis, Hungary
  • Dienovel (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    mibe, Germany
  • Dueva (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Menarini, Italy
  • Estmar (Desogestrel and Estrogens)
    Accord Healthcare, Bulgaria; Zentiva, Lithuania
  • Estmar (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Zentiva, Latvia; Zentiva, Poland
  • Ethinylestradiol/Desogestrel Richter (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, Netherlands
  • Ethinylestradiol/Desogestrel Teva (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Teva, Netherlands
  • Ethinylestradiol/desogestrel WEC (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Wecare, Netherlands
  • Evakadin
    Kade/Besins, Germany
  • Famina-ratiopharm (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Favoir (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Feanolla
    Hormosan Pharma, Germany
  • Femilon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, India
  • Femina (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Ache, Brazil
  • Feminet (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Dexcel, Israel
  • Femistad (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    PharmaCoDane, Denmark; PharmaCoDane, Sweden
  • Finic (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Kade, Germany
  • Gabrielle (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Gedarel (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Consilient Health, United Kingdom
  • Gestrina
    Actavis, Sweden; Actavis Group, Iceland
  • Gracial (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Aspen Pharma, Austria; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Finland; MSD, Peru; Organon, Brazil; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Estonia; Organon, Greece; Organon, Hungary; Organon, Iceland; Organon, Italy; Organon, Lithuania; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Poland; Organon, Slovakia; Organon, Vietnam; Pro Concepta Zug, Switzerland; Schering-Plough, Chile; Schering-Plough, Ecuador
  • Gynostat (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Chile, Chile
  • Jenetten (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Jenapharm, Lithuania
  • Jubrele
    MSD SHARP & DOHME, Germany
  • Juliane (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Zentiva, Netherlands
  • Kariva (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Barr, United States
  • Kosima 20 (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Spirig HealthCare, Switzerland
  • Kosima 30 (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Spirig HealthCare, Switzerland
  • Kosima STADA (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    STADA, Germany
  • Lactafem
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Andromaco, Chile
  • Lactinette
    Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation
  • LAMUNA (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Hexal, Germany
  • Laurina (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; Organon, Greece; Organon, Hungary; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Poland; Organon, Romania; Organon, Slovakia
  • Liberel (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Kwizda, Austria
  • Liberel mite (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Kwizda, Austria
  • Linessa (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Merck, Canada
  • Lonicera (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Betapharm, Netherlands
  • Lovelle (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany
  • Lucille (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Schering-Plough, Italy
  • Lueva
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal
  • Lumilac
    Bagó, Argentina
  • Marvelon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa; Eurim, Austria; Merck, Canada; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Japan; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Finland; MSD, Peru; MSD, Thailand; MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; N.V. Organon, Lebanon; Organon, Austria; Organon, Australia; Organon, Bulgaria; Organon, China; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Estonia; Organon, Georgia; Organon, Hungary; Organon, Iceland; Organon, Lithuania; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Malta; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Norway; Organon, Oman; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Poland; Organon, Portugal; Organon, Romania; Organon, Slovenia; Organon, Slovakia; Organon, Taiwan; Organon, Vietnam; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Chile; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Mexico; Schering-Plough, New Zealand; Schering-Plough, Singapore
  • Marviol (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, Ireland
  • Melinagyn - 1 A Pharma
    1 A Pharma, Germany
  • Mercilon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Belgium; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Hong Kong; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Ireland; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Malaysia; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Portugal; MSD, Switzerland; MSD, Denmark; MSD, Finland; MSD, Peru; MSD, Thailand; MSD France, France; Organon, Austria; Organon, Bulgaria; Organon, Brazil; Organon, China; Organon, Czech Republic; Organon, Estonia; Organon, Greece; Organon, Hungary; Organon, Israel; Organon, Iceland; Organon, Italy; Organon, Lithuania; Organon, Latvia; Organon, Malta; Organon, Netherlands; Organon, Norway; Organon, Philippines; Organon, Poland; Organon, Romania; Organon, Serbia; Organon, Slovakia; Organon, Taiwan; Organon, Vietnam; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Ecuador; Schering-Plough, Indonesia; Schering-Plough, Mexico; Schering-Plough, New Zealand; Schering-Plough, Singapore
  • Mercilon 28 (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD, Sweden
  • Mercilon Bb Farma (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    BB Farma, Italy
  • Mercilon Farma 1000 (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Farma 1000, Italy
  • Mercilon Programmi Sanitari (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Programmi Sanitari int., Italy
  • Microdiol (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Organon, Brazil; Organon, Israel
  • Midalet (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    ABL, Ecuador; ABL Pharma, Peru; Silesia, Chile
  • Miniestrel (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Minny (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Biolab, Thailand
  • Miravelle (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Grünenthal, Colombia
  • Mircette (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Teva, United States
  • Moniq Gynial
    Gynial, Austria
  • Munalea (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Hormosan Pharma, Germany
  • Myralon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey
  • Nacrez
    Teva, Denmark; Teva, Hungary
  • Natalya (Desogestrel and Estrogen)
    Heaton, Slovakia
  • Natalya (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Stragen Pharma, Czech Republic
  • Neolette (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    ABL Pharma, Peru
  • Nogesta
    Chile, Chile
  • Novelon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, India
  • Novial (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Germany; Schering-Plough, Mexico
  • Novynette (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Finderm, Italy; Gedeon, Portugal; Gedeon Richter, Bulgaria; Gedeon Richter, Czech Republic; Gedeon Richter, Estonia; Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Hong Kong; Gedeon Richter, Hungary; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter, Latvia; Gedeon Richter, Malaysia; Gedeon Richter, Poland; Gedeon Richter, Romania; Gedeon Richter, Serbia; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation; Gedeon Richter, Thailand; Gedeon Richter, Vietnam; Richter Gedeon RT, Slovakia; Sandoz, Denmark; Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Novynette Plus (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, Estonia
  • Oilezz (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD, Thailand
  • Onefra sanol
    Sanol, Germany; UCB Pharma, Germany
  • Optimizette
    Majorelle, France
  • Ortho-Cept (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Janssen, Canada
  • Ortho-Cept 28 (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Janssen Pharma, United States
  • Ovulan
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland
  • Ovulastan (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Polfa Pabianice, Poland
  • Ovulastan Forte (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Polfa Pabianice, Poland
  • Pink
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Planum (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Menarini, Italy
  • POP-D
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Practil 21 (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, Italy
  • Praline (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Previva Sanol (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Sanol, Germany; UCB Pharma, Germany
  • Primera (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Eurofarma, Brazil
  • Reclipsen (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, United States
  • Regisha (Desogestrel and Estrogen)
    Zentiva, Slovakia
  • Regulon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon, Portugal; Gedeon Richter, Bulgaria; Gedeon Richter, Czech Republic; Gedeon Richter, Estonia; Gedeon Richter, Georgia; Gedeon Richter, Hungary; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania; Gedeon Richter, Latvia; Gedeon Richter, Malaysia; Gedeon Richter, Poland; Gedeon Richter, Serbia; Gedeon Richter, Russian Federation; Gedeon Richter, Vietnam; Richter Gedeon RT, Slovakia
  • Samba (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Gedeon Richter, Poland; Gedeon Richter, Lithuania
  • Saphirena
    Sandoz, Belgium
  • Securgin (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Menarini, Italy
  • Sensilon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Teva, Hungary
  • Sepil (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Corona, Georgia
  • SIMONETTE
    Mylan dura, Germany
  • Singapore Genebio Desogestrel
    Unicure, Philippines
  • Solgest
    Gedeon Richter, Netherlands; See Gedeon Richter Plc., HU, Germany
  • Solia (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Prasco, United States
  • Suavuret (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain
  • Suzette
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Symonette
    SymPhar, Poland
  • Tangolita
    Gedeon, Portugal; Gedeon Richter, Austria
  • Trimiron (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Organon, Lithuania
  • Vanish
    Silesia, Chile
  • Varnoline (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    MSD France, France
  • Velivet (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Barr, United States
  • Vilonet (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Wyeth Medica, Lithuania
  • Viorele (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Glenmark, United States
  • Ydeza (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol)
    Stragen, Portugal
  • Yolienne
    Sandoz, Switzerland

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