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Plan B Behind-The-Counter Status Discouraged By Panel Members

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Barr Labs' Plan B (levonorgestrel) emergency contraceptive was recommended for over-the-counter in a 23-4 vote by the Nonprescription Drugs and Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committees at a joint meeting Dec. 16 in Gaithersburg, Md. The joint panel rejected behind-the-counter status for the product

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