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UK gives go-ahead to OTC contraceptive pills

9 July 2021

The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has given the go-ahead for two oral contraceptive pills – HRA Pharma’s Hana and Maxwellia’s Lovima – to be sold without a prescription. Michelle Riddalls – chief executive officer of the Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAG...

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Oral contraceptive pill could soon be OTC in the UK

15 February 2021

Two applications to switch oral contraceptives from prescription-only to pharmacy (POM to P) status in the UK are now out for consultation. If they are approved, then Maxwellia’s Lovima and HRA Pharma’s Hana will become the country’s first OTC oral contraceptive pills.

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