Lybrel Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved May 22nd, 2007)
- Brand name: Lybrel
- Generic name: levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol
- Dosage form: Low Dose Continuous Regimen
- Company: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc.
- Treatment for: Birth Control
Lybrel (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) is a low-dose combination contraceptive pill taken continuously (without a pill-free interval) and over time may eliminate scheduled menstrual periods. Lybrel is indicated for the prevention of pregnancy.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Lybrel
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