Implanon FDA Approval History
Last updated by Judith Stewart, BPharm on May 26, 2021.
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved July 18, 2006)
Brand name: Implanon
Generic name: etonogestrel
Dosage form: Implant
Treatment for: Birth Control
Implanon (etonogestrel) is a single-rod subdermal implant that continually releases a low, steady dose of progestin providing contraceptive effectiveness for a period of up to three years.
Development Timeline for Implanon
|Jul 18, 2006||Approval FDA Approves Implanon (etonogestrel implant) for Contraception|
|Jun 21, 2005||Organon Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for Contraceptive Implant|
|Nov 3, 2004||Akzo Nobel’s Contraceptive Implanon Receives “Approvable” Status from the FDA|
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