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Skyla Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved January 9th, 2013)
  • Brand name: Skyla
  • Generic name: levonorgestrel
  • Dosage form: Intrauterine System
  • Company: Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Treatment for: Birth Control

Skyla (levonorgestrel) is a progestin-containing intrauterine system (IUS) indicated for prevention of pregnancy for up to three years.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Skyla

Jan 10, 2013Approval U.S. FDA Approves Bayer's Skyla (Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System) 13.5 mg For Prevention Of Pregnancy For Up To Three Years

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