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Implanon Approval History

FDA Approved: Yes (First approved July 18, 2006)
Brand name: Implanon
Generic name: etonogestrel
Dosage form: Implant
Company: Organon
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 History and FDA Approval Process for Implanon

Jul 18, 2006Approval Implanon Organon - Treatment for Contraception
Jun 21, 2005Organon Receives Approvable From FDA for Contraceptive Implant
Nov  3, 2004Akzo Nobel’s Contraceptive Implanon Receives “approvable” Status from the FDA

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