Ethinylestradiol/etonogestrel vaginal

Drug Profile

Ethinylestradiol/etonogestrel vaginal

Alternative Names: Etonogestrel/ethinylestradiol; NuvaRing; SCH-900702

Latest Information Update: 21 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Organon
  • Developer Merck & Co
  • Class Alkylated estrogenic steroids; Hormonal contraceptives; Norpregnanes; Norpregnatrienes; Progesterone congeners
  • Mechanism of Action Estrogen receptor agonists; Progesterone receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

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

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Pregnancy

Most Recent Events

  • 21 Sep 2017 No recent reports on development identified - Phase-III for Pregnancy (Prevention) in China (Vaginal)
  • 09 Feb 2015 Launched for Contraception/Pregnancy (Prevention) in Argentina, Singapore, Thailand, Hungary and New Zealand (Vaginal) prior to February 2015
  • 01 Sep 2013 Merck completes a phase III trial in Contraception/Pregnancy (Prevention) in China (NCT01277211)
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