News tagged with emergency contraception

FDA panel to consider new 'morning-after pill'

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee will meet June 17 to consider whether the agency should approve a new emergency contraceptive that studies show is more effective than Plan B, the only "morning-after pill" ...

dateJun 08, 2010 in Medications
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'Morning After Pill' Works up to 5 Days After Sex

( -- A team of researchers from the United States and Europe has published new evidence supporting the use of ulipristal acetate as an effective alternative to levonorgestrel (marketed as Plan B®) for emergency ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Medications
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FDA to allow 'morning-after' pill for 17-year-olds

(AP) -- Women's groups cheered the government's decision to allow 17-year-olds to buy the "morning-after" emergency contraceptive without a doctor's prescription, but conservatives denounced it as a blow to parental supervision ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Medications
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