SHine SA, October 2016
SHine SA and Family Planning Alliance Australia put in submissions to the TGA for the rescheduling of ulipristal acetate (EllaOne®), a new emergency contraceptive pill in Australia.
The rescheduling is from prescription-only to Schedule 3 (available in pharmacies with a pharmacy consultation). This has now been approved, to take place from February 2017.
This is an important access issue.
EllaOne® emergency contraception has also been added to the SHine SA formulary.
Access TGA information about ulipristal acetate (including links to the public submissions) here