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Potential OTC Contraception Market Could Attract Switch

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A report showed 62.2% of 2,046 women surveyed favor OTC sales of contraception pills, representing a potential U.S. market of around 11 million. The results also could reflect consumer interest in making the drugs available OTC under conditions of safe use.

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