Estradiol/etonogestrel intravaginal ring - Merck

Drug Profile

Estradiol/etonogestrel intravaginal ring - Merck

Alternative Names: ENG-CVR; ENG-E2; ENG/CVR; Etonogestrel/17β-estradiol; Etonogestrel/estradiol intravaginal ring; MK-8342B; SCH 900432

Latest Information Update: 20 Mar 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Merck & Co
  • Class Estradiol congeners; Estrenes; Hormonal contraceptives; Hormonal replacements; Norpregnanes; Progesterone congeners; Small molecules
  • 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 No

Highest Development Phases

  • Discontinued Dysmenorrhoea; Pregnancy

Most Recent Events

  • 28 Feb 2017 Discontinued - Phase-II for Dysmenorrhoea in Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Denmark, Norway (Vaginal) due to business reasons (Merck Annual report 2016)
  • 28 Feb 2017 Discontinued - Phase-III for Dysmenorrhoea in Finland, USA, Sweden, Poland (Vaginal) due to business reasons (Merck Annual report 2016)
  • 28 Feb 2017 Discontinued - Phase-III for Pregnancy (Prevention) in USA, Puerto Rico, Norway, Finland, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Hungary, Poland, Sweden, Austria, Denmark, Czech Republic (Vaginal) due to business reasons (Merck Annual report 2016)
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