Two contraceptive pills now sold over counter without prescription
The Metro Says: People will be able to get some types of daily contraceptive pills in pharmacies without a prescription for the first time.
Campaigners have been pushing for easier access to contraception for years.
Now, in what some have declared a ‘huge win for women and girls’, two brands of contraceptive pills will be available over the counter.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has concluded it is safe to offer Lovima and Hana, 75 microgram progesterone-only contraceptives, without a GP appointment.
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