Levonorgestrel (or l-norgestrel or d-norgestrel) is a second generation synthetic progestational hormone used as an active ingredient in hormonal contraceptives, including combined oral contraceptive pills, progestogen only pills, emergency contraceptive pills, intrauterine system, contraceptive implants, and hormone replacement therapy. It is also used for controlling menstrual disorders and the treatment of endometriosis.
It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system.
Sterling Chemical Malta LTD. holds Certificate of Suitability n. R0-CEP 2015-056-Rev 00 issued by Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) on 02/03/2018.
US DMF was submitted by Sterling Chemical Malta LTD. to FDA on 13/08/2014 and the following number was assigned n. 28502.