Tag: Birth Control

FDA’s milestone decision: Opill becomes first OTC oral contraceptive

FDA’s milestone decision: Opill becomes first OTC oral contraceptive

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent approval of Opill, a non-prescription oral contraceptive, is set to revolutionize birth control access in the United States. Manufactured by Perrigo Co., Opill is a progestin-only pill expected to be available in early 2024. This landmark decision has generated both excitement and apprehension, as it offers increased […]

FDA Advisors Meet About Over The Counter Birth Control Pills

FDA Advisors Meet About Over The Counter Birth Control Pills

The FDA currently approves a Pill called Opill from french drugmaker HRA Pharma to prevent pregnancy, although it is only allowed access with a prescription. If they agree to support this, Opill would be the first over-the-counter birth control pill available.

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