Nonprescription status for emergency contraception

Sibbald, Barbara
March 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/29/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p861
Academic Journal
Reports on the possibility that emergency contraception will become available without a prescription in Canada by April 2005. Target applications of the levonorgestrel drug after unprotected sexual intercourse; Criteria of Health Canada to classify levonorgestrel as a nonprescription medication; Role of pharmacists in the decision of Health Canada.


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