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FDA"s approval of the Today contraceptive sponge

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Intergovernmental Relations and Human Resources Subcommittee.

FDA"s approval of the Today contraceptive sponge

hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, July 13, 1983.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Intergovernmental Relations and Human Resources Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contraceptives -- Toxicology.,
  • Contraceptives -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesF.D.A."s approval of the Today contraceptive sponge.
    ContributionsUnited States. Food and Drug Administration.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .G664 1983e
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 520 p. :
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2345098M
    LC Control Number86602522

      The Today contraceptive vaginal sponge has just reentered the market on a limited basis after an eight-year hiatus. Currently available only in Canada, the sponge is an alternative to the diaphragm that can be obtained without a prescription and used for multiple acts of intercourse within a .   : Buy Today Sponge Mayer 3 Contraceptive Sponges online at low price in India on Check out Today Sponge Mayer 3 Contraceptive Sponges reviews, ratings, specifications and more at Free Shipping, Cash on Delivery s:

    On August 1, the Obama administration announced its plan to force health insurers, beginning in , to pay for “free” birth control for all U.S. women, including free birth control pills, morning after pills, sterilization, and any other “FDA-approved contraception methods and contraceptive . Once more women will be calculating whether the men in their lives are sponge-worthy because the Today contraceptive sponge has just returned to drugstore shelves.. The sponge, and sponge-worthiness, became famous due to this episode of "Seinfeld," where Elaine hoarded her dwindling supply, vetting prospective bedmates severely to decide if they merited using up one of her precious sponges.

      Today Sponge (barrier) Persona (NFP) Rebates/Patient Assistance. Ortho Evra Patch, Ortho Pill Brands ParaGard (IUD payment plan) Today Sponge. Ob/Gyn Resources. ACOG News Releases Contraceptive Report. Ob/Gyn Journals. Contraception News OBG Management Contemporary OB/GYN The Female Patient Green Journal Gray Journal Ob&Gyn Survey. Sponge The Today Sponge® is a contraceptive sponge made of disposable polyurethane foam containing the spermicide Nonoxynol-9, the most commonly used form of spermicide in the U.S. (see Note on N-9 in "Spermicides" below.) It is soft, round, and about two inches in diameter, with a nylon loop attached to the bottom for removal.


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Get this from a library. FDA's approval of the Today contraceptive sponge: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, J [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Intergovernmental Relations and Human Resources Subcommittee. Allendale Pharmaceuticals said Friday the Food and Drug Administration has approved U.S. sales of the Today Sponge, the favorite nonprescription birth control product of women when it Author: NBC Universal.

FDA: Contraceptive Sponge Worthy Ap / PM / AP The Today Sponge contraceptive, pulled from the market a decade ago, will soon be. In April,the Food and Drug Administration approved the Today sponge for use as an over-the­counter contraceptive. Other countries with govern­mental approval of the Today sponge include Singa­pore (); Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom (); and Switzerland ().Cited by:   On Tuesday afternoon the Food and Drug Administration issued a press release about the approval of Plan B One-Step, a brand-name emergency contraceptive.

Here's what that means. The FDA's current view on approval of new contraceptives was expressed by Commissioner Arthur Hull Hayes, Jr., M.D., at a congressional hearing called in to review the agency's approval of the Today contraceptive sponge (U.S. Congress, ).

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New HHS clarification on ACA contraceptive coverage requirement specifies that insurance plans must cover at no cost to women all of the 18 contraceptive methods approved by the FDA.

If a provider. The approval was based on results of three large Phase 2 studies, which showed the drug could substantially reduce the level of cancerous cells in the bone marrow and blood. The Today sponge is a brand of plastic contraceptive sponge saturated with a spermicide nonoxynol-9 to prevent conception.

Within two years of its launch, Today had become the largest selling over-the-counter female contraceptive in the United States, and was soon rolled out into other markets.

Unlike the sponge, the diaphragm, birth-control pills and intrauterine devices require a prescription. The sponge is manufactured by the V.L.I. Corporation of Costa Mesa, Calif., a small. VLI Corp. Inc., the Irvine manufacturer of the Today contraceptive sponge, said last week it will begin tests on about women to study how well the sponge can deliver medication to treat yeast.

Saturday, Ap What was once the most widely sold contraceptive for millions of women, the Today® Sponge, has been re-approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Today Sponge, 3 Contraceptive Sponges at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Allendale Pharmaceuticals acquired manufacturing and marketing rights to the sponge in and has been working with the FDA to have updated labeling and manufacturing approved for the over-the-counter contraceptive.

The Today Sponge is circular in shape, 2 inches in diameter and three-fourths of an inch thick, with an attached loop. The Today sponge has been approved for sale in numerous nations including Singapore (); the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Norway (); and the United States and Switzerland ().

The sole US manufacturer ceased production of the Today sponge in after the US Food and Drug Administration imposed new manufacturing standards. BETHESDA, Md. -- The Today contraceptive sponge moved one step closer to the U.S. market, as a panel of government advisers approved new labeling.

In Maythe F.D.A. rejected an application by Barr Laboratories to sell its Plan B contraceptive over the counter without restrictions, saying the company's studies did.

The Today Sponge can now be purchased through Canadian Web sites and may get FDA approval by year's end. Michael Silverstein of NYU's School of Medicine talks about the sponge and a number of. The Today Sponge, once the most popular female over-the-counter contraceptive in the country, is coming back on the U.S.

market after 10 years in limbo. Women will have an additional contraceptive choice this fall, when the contraceptive sponge is expected to be reintroduced to pharmacy shelves.

The Today sponge, the small pillow-shaped polyurethane sponge that contains 1 g of nonoxynol-9, will be manufactured and marketed by Allendale Pharmaceuticals, in Allendale, N.J.Since the introduction of the pill and the IUD in the early s, no fundamentally new contraceptive methods have been approved for use in the United States.

This chapter discusses the new contraceptive methods currently being studied both in the United States and abroad. We try to provide an overview of promising scientific leads, and thus of methods that the public might reasonably expect.

According to monthly drug-approval reports on the FDA's website, 21 new drugs were approved indown from 25 in and 24 inbut higher from a recent low of 18 in