This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Safety and regulatory appropriateness of emergency contraceptives available without a prescription stressed by David Grimes, MD, Family Health International, et al., in July issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Authors discuss medical and legal implications of issue, arguing "unintended pregnancies remain endemic in the United States, and wider use of emergency contraceptive pills could substantially help." Family Health International has been helping to design label comprehension and actual use studies to support a switch NDA for Women's Capital Corporation's Plan B (1"The Tan Sheet" Dec. 18, 2000, p. 3)
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