Lecirelin

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0061012-19-9

Chemical Formula

C59-H84-N16-O12

Molecular Weight

1209

Therapeutic Category

Hypothalamic hormone: Gonadotropin releasing hormone, GnRH

Chemical Names

(6-(3-Methyl-D-valin)-9-(N-ethyl-L-prolinamid)-10-deglycinamid)-Gonadorelin

[6-(3-Methyl-D-valin)-9-(N-ethyl-L-prolinamid),des-10-glycinamid]

5-Oxo-L-prolyl-L-histidyl-L-tryptophyl-L-seryl-L-tyrosyl-D-(3-methylvalyl)-L-leucyl-L-arginyl-L-(N-ethylprolinamid) (IUPAC)

N-[(R)-3,3-Dimethyl-N-(5-oxo-L-prolyl-L-histidyl-L-tryptophyl-L-seryl-L-tyrosyl)butanoyl]-L-leucyl-L-arginyl-N-ethyl-L-prolinamid

Foreign Name

  • Lecirelin (German)

Brand Names

  • Dalmarelin (veterinary use)
    Ufamed, Switzerland; Fatro, Israel; Fatro, Italy; Fatro, Luxembourg; Fatro, Netherlands; Fatro, Portugal; Selecta, Germany
  • Reproreline (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France

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