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The birth control pill could be offered over-the-counter

By Hicbd
Thu Nov 8 2012 6:22 am

Pharmacies in metropolitan Seattle have experimented with a model of “safe use”—the Direct Access study—of making contraceptives available over the counter, in which community pharmacists were permitted to dispense hormonal contraceptives after a woman completed a self-administered screening tool. In addition, a progestin-only minipill could be offered that has low prevalence of contraindications.


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