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FDA Approves Evofem's “On-Demand” Non-Hormonal Birth Control Gel

7 monthes ago   |   By Xconomy

While treatments for many health conditions have undergone reinvention in the past two decades, birth control options haven't changed much. On Friday, San Diego-based Evofem Biosciences said it received FDA approval for a new kind of contraceptive: a non-hormonal vaginal gel intended for use directly before intercourse. The drug, a combination of lactic acid, citric acid, and potassium bitartrate , is designed to keep vaginal pH within its typical range. That regulation is intended to maintain a pH level 3.5 to 4.5 on the 0 to 14 scale used to measure acidity or alkalinity, which typically...
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San Diego biotech gets FDA approval for new kind of female contraceptive

San Diego biotech gets FDA approval for new kind of female contraceptive

7 monthes ago   |   By San Diego Biotechnology

Evofem Biosciences' contraceptive gel allows women to prevent pregnancy on demand...
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