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2014-07-07 23:03:12

New AfterPill™ Launches via E-commerce with Savings up to 60%; Accessible and Affordable Emergency Contraception so Women Can Be Prepared for the Unexpected Westport, CT (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Syzygy Healthcare Solutions, LLC, a new U.S. consumer healthcare company, announced today the launch of its new, more affordable over-the-counter (OTC) emergency contraception brand, AfterPill™. The brand is available exclusively on http://www.AfterPill.com at a savings of up to 60% off the...

FDA Approves Over-The-Counter Emergency Contraceptive For All Women Of Child-Bearing Age
2013-06-21 06:52:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than two weeks after the Obama Administration announced it would not dispute a federal judge’s order to remove age limitations on emergency contraceptives for women, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it is now approving the use of Plan B One-Step as a nonprescription product for all women of child-bearing age. The FDA action complies with an April 5, 2013 order by the US District Court in New York to make...

Emergency Contraception Use On The Rise
2013-02-14 19:07:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote in a report on Thursday more and more women in the US are taking the "morning-after" pill. Emergency contraceptions are used by women after they have had sexual intercourse in an attempt to ensure they will not get pregnant. About one half of all pregnancies in the US are unintended, according to the CDC. There are at least four brands out there now that offer a morning...

2009-06-24 15:20:06

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of emergency contraceptive Plan B (levonorgestrel) tablets. The FDA said the generic product will be available by prescription only for women ages 17 and under. Plan B was first approved in 1999 for prescription use for women of all ages. In 2006, Plan B was approved for non-prescription use for women ages 18 and older while still available as a prescription-only product for women ages 17 and under. The FDA's...

2009-04-22 16:48:41

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it won't appeal a federal court order directing it to permit the Plan B drug to be available without prescription. The March 23 court order directed the FDA to act within 30 days, to permit Plan B (levonorgestrel) to be made available to women 17 and older without a prescription. Plan B is an emergency contraception drug designed to prevent pregnancy when taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sexual intercourse. In accordance with the court's order,...

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