2001P-0075 - Switch Status of Emergency Contraceptives from Rx to OTC
FDA Comment Number : EC871
Submitter : Dr. Thomas Sparks Date & Time: 12/10/2004 04:12:52
Organization : Private practice, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Health Professional
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Issue Areas/Comments
GENERAL
GENERAL
I support continued prescription status for emergency contraception. OTC status would place increased pressure on teenage girls to be sexually active. An increase in sexually transmitted disease and psychological/self-esteem problems would follow.

Please continue prescription status.