Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Antagon; Ganirelix acetate; Ganirest; ORG 37462; Orgalutran; RS 26306

Latest Information Update: 18 Nov 2009

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Roche
  • Developer Merck & Co
  • Class Antihormones; Infertility therapies; Pituitary hormone releasing hormones
  • Mechanism of Action Gonadotropin releasing hormone inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Female infertility

Most Recent Events

  • 22 Jan 2009 Launched for Female infertility in Japan (SC)
  • 21 Jul 2001 A study has been added to the adverse events and Women's Health therapeutic trials sections
  • 08 Jan 2001 Launched for Female infertility in USA (SC)
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