Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Buserelin

Synonym(s): Gonadotropin-releasing hormone.

Contributor(s): Louise Cox-O’Shea , Andrea Tarr

Introduction

Name

  • Buserelin.

Class of drug

  • Gonadotropin-releasing hormone.

Description

Molecular formula

  • C60H86N16O13.

Molecular weight

  • 1239.42 g/mol

Physical properties

  •  Clear colorless solution for injection.

Storage requirements

  • Store at temperatures below 25°C.
  • Protect from light.
  • Use withing 28 days of opening outer packaging.
  • Storage and discard instructions vary between formulations.
  • Observe datasheet instructions.

Uses

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Indications

  • Induction of ovulation.
  • Treatment of infertility of ovarian origin and improvement of pregnancy rate.
  • Synchronization of estrus in dairy cows.
  • Improvement of conception rate in artificial insemination Artificial insemination procedures, also after synchronization of estrus with a PGF2α analogue. 

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Withdrawal Period

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Yolande Bishop (2006) The Veterinary Formulary. Published in association with the British Veterinary Association.

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