Merzee (Slayback Pharma), an AB-rated generic equivalent of Taytulla® (Allergan), is now available for females of reproductive age to prevent pregnancy.

Merzee contains 24 active capsules containing 1mg of norethindrone acetate and 20mcg of ethinyl estradiol and 4 capsules containing 75mg of ferrous fumarate (nonhormonal placebo). The product is available in blister cards containing 28 soft gelatin capsules.

The efficacy of Merzee in women who are obese (BMI >35kg/m2) has not been evaluated.


Slayback Pharma announces launch of Merzee (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol capsules and ferrous fumarate capsules) 1 mg/20 mcg, generic equivalent of Taytulla®. [press release]. Princeton, NJ: Slayback Pharma; February 4, 2021.