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In the US, Degarelix (degarelix systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists, hormones/antineoplastics and is used to treat Prostate Cancer.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist

Chemical Names

D-Alaninamide, N-acetyl-3-(2-naphtalenyl)-D-alanyl-4-chloro-D-phenylalanyl-3-(3-pyridinyl)-D-alanyl-L-seryl-4-[[[(4S)-hexahydro-2,6-dioxo-4-pyrimidinyl]carbonyl]amino]-L-phenylalanyl-4-[(aminocarbonyl)amino]-D-phenylalanyl-L-leucyl-N⁶-(1-metyletyl)-L-lysyl-L-prolyl- (USAN)

N-acetyl-3-(naphtalen-2-yl)-D-alanyl-4-chloro-D-phenylalanyl-3-(pyridin-3-yl)-D-alanyl-L-seryl-4-[[[(4S)-2,6-dioxohexahydroprymidin-4-yl]carbonyl]amino]-L-phenylalanyl-4-(carbamoylamino)-D-phenylalanyl-L-leucyl-N⁶-(1-metyletyl)-L-lysyl-L-prolyl-D-alaninamide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Degarelixum (Latin)
  • Degarelix (German)
  • Dégarélix (French)
  • Degarelix (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Degarelix (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Degarelix Acetate (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • ASP-3550 (IS)
  • FE200486 (Ferring) (IS)

Brand Names

  • Firmagon
    Ferring, Argentina; Ferring, Brazil; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, Malaysia; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Portugal; Ferring, Serbia; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring, Thailand; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Cyprus; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Singapore; Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S, Greece; Perulab, Peru
  • Firmagon 120 mg
    Ferring, Hungary
  • Firmagon 80 mg
    Ferring, Hungary
  • Firmagon
    Clinres, Croatia (Hrvatska); Ferring, Australia; Ferring, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Canada; Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Denmark; Ferring, Estonia; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, France; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Iceland; Ferring, Lithuania; Ferring, Macedonia; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Norway; Ferring, Slovenia; Ferring, South Africa; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Romania; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United States
    Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Sweden
  • Firmagon 120mg
    Ferring, Switzerland; Ferring, Israel; Ferring, Luxembourg; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Austria
  • Firmagon 80mg
    Ferring, Switzerland; Ferring, Israel; Ferring, Luxembourg; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Austria
  • Gonax
    Astellas, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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