Preven Emergency Contraceptive Kit

Description (Brief):

Gynétics Medical Products of Somerville, New Jersey, produced this Preven emergency contraceptive kit around 1999. The kit was the first FDA-approved product specifically for emergency contraception. The kit contains a patient information book, a pregnancy test, and four pills in two pairs inside a silver blister pack. The kit opens into three panels bearing step-by-step instructions on how to use the emergency contraceptive kit.

Date Made: 1999Fda Approval: 1998

Maker: Gynetics

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, Somerville

Subject: Birth Control/ContraceptionWomen's Health


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Medicine, Health & Medicine, Birth Control


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gynetics Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.0226.1Catalog Number: 1999.0226.1Accession Number: 1999.0226

Object Name: emergency contraceptive kitcontraceptive, oral, emergencycontraceptive, oralemergency contraception

Physical Description: levonorgestrel, 0.25mg (drug active ingredients)ethinyl estradiol, 0.05mg (drug active ingredients)cardboard (packaging material)foil (packaging material)plastic (packaging material)paper (booklet, insert material)Measurements: overall: 2.3 cm x 22 cm x 6.4 cm; 7/8 in x 8 11/16 in x 2 1/2 inoverall: 2 1/2 in x 8 5/8 in x 7/8 in; 6.35 cm x 21.9075 cm x 2.2225 cm


Record Id: nmah_472583

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