FDA expands "morning after" pill approval after court order

June 20, 2013 10:49 PM

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FDA expands "morning after" pill approval after court order

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday expanded its approval of the so-called "morning after" contraceptive pill to include all women of child-bearing age to comply with an order from a U.S. District court.

The FDA said the Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive, which is sold by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, would be made available as an over-the-counter (OTC) product without age or point-of-sale restrictions.

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