He wasn't able to land it, so he personally flew himself and the Plan B
filmer back to Canada a week later to handle business.
Generic versions of the morning-after pill are said to cost about $10 less than Plan B
FDA first approved Plan B
as an emergency contraceptive for prescription use in 1999, and Plan B
's manufacturers first applied to offer the drug over the counter a decade ago.
To understand why scientists believe that the IUD, Plan B
and ella are not abortifacients, it is important first to understand the biology of conception.
In fact, studies exploring exactly this question have found that young women aged 12-17 are just as capable as older women of understanding the EC label, and can safely use Plan B
on their own.
A younger crowd, in their late 20s and early 30s, is who Plan B
targets, says Golden.
The probable explanation for this unseemly bickering is the underlying misconception that Plan B
prevents implantation and is therefore an abortifacient rather than a contraceptive--a sort of 'do-it-yourself' abortion pill.
Unlike RU-486, which terminates an existing pregnancy, Plan B
prevents ovulation, making a pregnancy nearly impossible.
It's troublesome that any pharmacist responsible for dispensing Plan B
over the counter could think that use of an emergency contraceptive could lead to an increase in STDs among young people.
However welcome this news is, over-the-counter access to Plan B
is still denied to a vital subset of women: adolescents.
Jim Greenwood, a pro-abortion Republican from Pennsylvania, excitedly announced that the Bush administration was likely to flip-flop on the issue and make Plan B
available over the counter (OTC).
Boston -- A single dose of Plan B
(levonorgestrel) alters the timing and duration of the menstrual period that immediately follows emergency contraception, according to a new study.
Though Plan B
dosing approved by the Food and Drug Administration consists of two 0.
In addition, the researchers compared each Plan B
users' bleeding pattern with her usual bleeding pattern reported at study entry.
At a joint meeting of the FDA's nonprescription drugs and reproductive health drugs advisory committees, the panels voted 23-4 in favor of the OTC switch for the product, which is marketed as Plan B