Drug products: Azalia, Cerazette®, Desogestrel Orifarm, Desogestrel Sandoz, Desogestrel STADA, Desogestrel Teva, Desolett®, Desolett® 28, Femistad, Gestrina, Mercilon 28, Mercilon®, Mercilon® 28, Velavel, Vinelle, Zarelle
ATC code: G03AA09, G03AC09
As the substance is only used by women, analyses on sex or gender differences have not been considered relevant.
The approved indication for desogestrel with or without combination with ethinyl estradiol is contraception [1-3].
Date of litterature search: 2016-12-20
Reviewed by: Mia von Euler
Approved by: Karin Schenck-Gustafsson