Over-the-counter birth control? Drugmaker seeks FDA approval
FDA to review first ever over-the-counter birth control pill
Perrigo Company said on Monday its unit HRA Pharma has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a daily birth control pill for over-the-counter (OTC) sale, the first such request for this type of contraception. The application from the HRA comes on the back of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in June to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer Urges Biden To Make Birth Control Available Over The Counter
(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is asking President Joe Biden to make birth control available over the counter without a prescription.In a letter to Biden, Whitmer says moving birth control to over-the-counter would “mitigate inequities in our healthcare system.”Click here to read the full letter.“We all need to get creative and use every tool in our toolbox to protect reproductive freedom in Michigan and across the United States,…