Pharmacist Pharmaceutical, HPSRx and Novel Laboratories Partner to Bring Low Cost Emergency Contraception to Women’s Healthcare Providers
SALEM, Va., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Pharmaceutical manufacturers Novel Laboratories Inc. and Pharmacist Pharmaceutical, LLC (PPLLC), along with women’s healthcare distributor HPSRx Enterprises, Inc. have joined forces to bring affordable emergency contraception to women across the United States.
In a recently struck agreement, Novel will provide PPLLC and HPSRx with Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg Emergency Contraceptive (EC) tablet, the Plan B One-Step(®) generic equivalent, for distribution women-centric healthcare providers.
“Emergency contraception provides women an additional layer of protection when the unexpected happens,” Bob Patane, President of PPLLC said. “The Novel, PPLLC and HPSRx partnership brings this protection to women in an affordable and easy to access manner, allowing them to be in control of their reproductive lives with the respect and privacy they deserve.”
The Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg EC tablet is available without a prescription for those 17 years of age and older. HSPRx plans to distribute the tablet to independent clinics, family planning practices, Planned Parenthood clinics and medical practices.
“We want to focus on getting Levonorgestrel to the right healthcare providers,” Bob said. “This way, women are able to get answers to their questions about the product and purchase it in a comfortable, private setting.”
The Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg EC tablet is currently available in a number of a healthcare facilities across the country.
About HPSRx Enterprises
HPSRx is a specialty pharmaceutical, medical device, and medsurg distributor dedicated to serving the women’s reproductive healthcare market. HPSRx is nationally licensed, VAWD accredited and serves over 3,000 Healthcare providers nationwide.
Novel Laboratories, based in Somerset, N.J., researches, develops and manufactures niche and complicated generic drug products in various healthcare fields, including the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, women’s health and pain management fields.
Levonorgestrel 1.5mg is intended to prevent pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure or unprotected intercourse. Take as soon as possible within 72 hours (3 days) of unprotected sex.
Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg is not effective if you are already pregnant and will not terminate an existing pregnancy. Levonorgestrel 1.5 mg does not protect against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Side effects may include changes in your period, nausea, lower abdominal pain, fatigue, headache and dizziness. If your period is more than a week late, you may be pregnant. You should not take My Way if you are already pregnant. My Way should not be used as a routine birth control, as it is not as effective. If you have severe abdominal pain, you many have an ectopic pregnancy and should get immediate medical help. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA at fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088
Contacts: Pharmacist Pharmaceutical, LLC - Bob Patane 800.224.4606 ecpill.com HPSRx Enterprises, Inc. - Patti Keith 800.850.1657 hpsrx.com Novel Laboratories Inc. - Anand Natarajan 908-603-6000 ext. 1002 novellabs.net
SOURCE HPSRx Enterprises, Inc.; Pharmacist Pharmaceutical, LLC