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Mylan unveils generic oral contraceptive
Mylan NV has rolled out a generic version of an oral contraceptive Minastrin, which is a product of pharmaceutical company Allergan. Mylan (Nasdaq: MYL) announced Thursday that it received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, and Ferrous Fumarate Tablets, 1 mg/20 mcg. It's used to prevent pregnancy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Gildagia (Norethindrone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets, USP) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Pimtrea (Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Marlissa (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Myzilra (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 31, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Afirmelle (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 31, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Kimidess (Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 31, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Philith (Norethindrone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 25, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Vyfemla (Norethindrone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 24, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Kurvelo (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 24, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Enskyce (Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 24, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Vienva (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 24, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Falmina (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 23, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Isibloom (Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 23, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ayuna Tablets (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Quartette (Levonorgestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol and Ethinyl Estradiol) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 17, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Correlations between competitiveness, aggression and hormones in men and women
Differing levels of cortisol, testosterone and estradiol lead to differing behaviour in competitive situations by men compared to women, and by individuals compared to groups, according to new research published inPLOS ONE.Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 16, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Taytulla (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 16, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Femring (Estradiol Acetate) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 16, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Ongoing safety review of Evamist (estradiol transdermal spray) and unintended exposure of children and pets to topical estrogen
[07-29-2010] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing reports of adverse effects from Evamist in children who may have been unintentionally exposed to the drug through skin contact with women using this product. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

In assessing risk of hormone therapy for menopause, dose — not form — matters
FINDINGSWhen it comes to assessing the risk of estrogen therapy for menopause, how the therapy is delivered — taking a pill versus wearing a patch on one’s skin — doesn’t affect risk or benefit, researchers at UCLA and elsewhere have found. But with the commonly used conjugated equine estrogen, plus progestogen, the dosage does. Higher doses, especially over time, are associated with greater risk of problems, including heart disease and some types of cancer, especially among obese women.BACKGROUNDThe Women ’s Health Initiative established the potential of estrogen therapy to increase or decrea...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 27, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Kalliga (Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 29, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Yasmin (Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol) - updated on RxList
Learn about Yasmin (Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol) may treat, uses, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, warnings, patient labeling, reviews, and related medications. (Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Evamist (Estradiol ) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 16, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Levora (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 14, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Generess Fe (norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol chewable tablets and ferrous fumarate) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 13, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Estradiol Valerate Injection, USP (Updated - Resolved)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - June 12, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Aviane (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 6, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Viorele (Deogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Beyaz (Drospirenone/Ethinyl Estradiol/ Levomefolate Calcium Tablets and Levomefolate Calcuim Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Natazia (Estradiol Valerate and Estradiol Valerate Dienogest Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Safyral (Drospirenone/Ethinyl Estradiol/Levomefolate Calcium Tablets and Levomefolate) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 5, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements May Raise Sex Hormone Levels in Men Vitamin D Supplements May Raise Sex Hormone Levels in Men
A small study suggests that vitamin D supplementation in men with normal testosterone levels is followed by increases in estradiol and reductions in sex-steroid-hormone-binding globulin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Jinteli (Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets, USP) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 31, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces a Nationwide Recall of Mibelas & #8482; 24 Fe (Norethindrone Acetate and EthinylEstradiol 1mg/0.02mg Chewable Tablets and Ferrous Fumarate 75 mg) Tablets Due to Out of Sequence Tablets and Missing Expiry/Lot Information
Baltimore, Maryland, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that it has voluntarily recalled lot L600518, Exp 05/18 of Mibelas 24 Fe (Norethindrone Acetate and Ethinyl Estradiol 1 mg/0.02 mg chewable and ferrous fumarate 75 mg) Tablets at the consumer level. A confirmed market compliant indicated a packaging error, where the blister was rotated 180 degrees within the wallet, reversing the weekly tablet orientation and making the lot number and expiration date no longer visible. The first four days of therapy would have had four non-hormonal placebo tablets as opposed to the active tablets. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 29, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Amabelz (Estradiol And Norethindrone Acetate Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 4, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Estradiol Valerate Injection, USP (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Seasonale (Levonorgestrel, Ethinyl Estradiol) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 19, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Estradiol Valerate Injection, USP (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Divigel (Estradiol Gel) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hot Flashes Could Signal Increased Risk for Heart Disease Hot Flashes Could Signal Increased Risk for Heart Disease
Women who experience hot flashes early in midlife may have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, regardless of other risk factors or estradiol levels, a new study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

' Bioidentical' Oral Alternative to Compound Hormones on Horizon'Bioidentical' Oral Alternative to Compound Hormones on Horizon
New oral fixed-dose combinations of 17- β estradiol and natural progesterone are being developed that, if approved, will offer a regulated alternative to compounded hormonal therapy for menopause symptoms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Estradiol Valerate Injection, USP (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 7, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Natural estrogen-progesterone capsule reduces postmenopausal hot flashes
A new combined estradiol-progesterone capsule significantly decreases the frequency and severity of hot flashes in postmenopausal women, according to a study presented at the Endocrine Society annual meeting.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 4, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

New natural estrogen-progesterone capsule reduces postmenopausal hot flashes
(The Endocrine Society) A natural, or bioidentical, combined estradiol-progesterone capsule (TX-001HR) significantly decreases the frequency and severity of moderate to severe hot flashes in postmenopausal women, the Replenish study finds. Results of this phase 3, randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial will be presented Monday at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 3, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Trivora-28 (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - March 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Glenmark, Evestra ink deal to develop generic NuvaRing
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals and Evestra said today that the companies inked a development, license and commercialization deal for a generic version of Merck’s NuvaRing. Development of the etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol contraceptive is under way, according to the companies, and they plan to file an Abbreviated New Drug Application in fiscal 2019. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Glenmark, Evestra ink deal to develop generic NuvaRing appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - March 2, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Research & Development Wall Street Beat Women's Health Evestra Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Minivelle (Estradiol Transdermal System) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Obese men last 1 minute 30 seconds LONGER in the bedroom
Overweight men have a higher presence of estradiol, a female sex hormone, which actually inhibits the male orgasm, according to new research from Erciyes University in Turkey. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ortho-Novum (Norethindrone and Ethinyl Estradiol) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 17, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news