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Rescheduling of ulipristal acetate (EllaOne®) in Australia

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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...

‘Five days after’ contraceptive pill launched by RU486 supplier

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Sydney Morning Herald, April 27, 2016 – 12:01AM
An emergency contraceptive that works up to five days after unprotected sex has been launched by Australia’s sole supplier of medical abortion drug RU486.
The EllaOne pill, from non-profit pharmaceutical group MS Health, is available from Wednesday.
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