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  • FDA advisory panels back making Opill birth control pill available over-the-counter

    FDA advisory panels back making Opill birth control pill available over-the-counter

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    Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday voted unanimously to recommend making a birth control pill available without a prescription.  The 17-0 vote by two FDA advisory panels came despite serious reservations from agency officials about the quality of the data used to support switching the birth control pill, called Opill, from prescription…

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