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Implanon Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved July 18th, 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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