• FDA approves hormonal IUD for up to 8 years of pregnancy prevention

    9 days ago - By Healio

    The FDA approved Medicines360's Liletta hormonal IUD for up to 8 years of pregnancy prevention, according to a company press release.
    The approval was based on additional efficacy and safety data from a phase 3 clinical trial of Liletta 52 mg (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) with 1,751 women in the United States.
    Liletta was previously approved to prevent pregnancy for up to 6 years.
    “Now more than ever, patients need access to safe, long-acting and reversible contraceptive options,” Courtney A. Schreiber, MD, MPH, professor and chief of family planning at Penn
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