Desogestrel

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Molecule Structure

Scientific Name

Desogestrel

Description of the Drug

Desogestrel is a synthetic progestin used in contraception, often in combination with ethinyl estradiol.

Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-02-07 from
http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00304

Brand Name(s)

Aizea, Cerazette, Cerelle, Desomono, Feanolla, Nacrez, Zelleta

Company Owner(s)

Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R And D Inc, Watson Laboratories Inc, Barr Laboratories Inc, Aspen Global Inc, Glenmark Generics Ltd, Duramed Pharmaceuticals Inc Sub Barr Laboratories Inc, Vintage Pharmaceuticals Llc, Lupin Ltd, Organon Usa Inc, Xiromed Pharma Espana Sl

Mechanism(s) Of Action

Target Name Target Type Action Type Target ChEMBL ID
Progesterone receptor SINGLE PROTEIN AGONIST CHEMBL208

Unichem Links

SureChEMBL SCHEMBL41341
PharmGKB PA449238
Human Metabolome Database HMDB0014449
DrugBank DB00304
PubChem: Thomson Pharma 14923366 14923367
PubChem 40973
Nikkaji J12.635G
BindingDB 50423510
EPA CompTox Dashboard DTXSID6022898
LipidMaps LMST02030104
DrugCentral 818
ChemicalBook CB2359630
Guide to Pharmacology 7065
GSRS f5ae73f3-cb5f-4e21-8431-ad13c232c8e6
rxnorm DESOGESTREL
PubChem: Drugs of the Future 12015338
KEGG Ligand C07629
ChEBI 4453
ZINC ZINC000004097416