Estetrol recognized as a “New Active Substance” by the European Medicines Agency (EMA)


This is the first time in more than 80 years that a new estrogen has been introduced in the field of contraception.

Liège, Belgium, 25 November 2020 – 7:30 CET – Mithra, a company dedicated to Women’s Health (Euronext Brussels: MITRA), today announces that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has designated Estetrol monohydrate (E4) as a New Active Substance (NAS) in its “Day 180” report, concluding the second phase of the ongoing evaluation of Estelle® birth control pills for the European market.