Drug Profile


Alternative Names: Cerazette; ORG 2969

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Organon
  • Class Hormonal contraceptives; Norpregnenes; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action 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 No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Pregnancy

Most Recent Events

  • 03 Feb 2015 Launched prior to this date for Contraception/Pregnancy (Prevention) in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Switzerland, Norway, Turkey, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, New Zealand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Israel, Russia, Ukraine, Hong Kong and India (PO)
  • 19 Nov 2007 Organon has been acquired and merged into Schering-Plough
  • 30 Jun 2004 European regulatory authorities have approved the extension of missed pill window for desogestrel
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