Navigation Links
Plan B Pills – Unshackle

In response to several public complaints reported over pharmacists’ and pharmacies refusing to fill prescriptions for the controversial birth control pill, // the Washington State Board of Pharmacy has set out new rules.

The new ruling ensures that all pharmacies and pharmacists are bound to fill the required forms unless there is concern that the medication might be harmful to the patient.

The board was also quoted: “The rules assure that patients will be treated in a dignified, respectful manner even if the pharmacy is unable to fill the prescription."

The Food and Drug Administration permitted the non-prescription sales of the “morning after" pill for all women above the age of 18 beginning last August. Yet, girls below the age of 18 still require a lawful prescription to buy the drug, also called Plan B pills. This was after more than a heady share of political debates on the matter.

While supporters of the drug hail the ruling as beneficial for women and young girls who become victims of situation, critics list it as equivalent to abortion, arguing that easier access to Plan B could increase teen sex.

Plan B is said to contain high doses of the hormone progestin, which interferes with ovulation or prevents fertilization of an egg if taken within 72 hours of unprotected sexual intercourse. The pills do not take effect if a woman is already pregnant.

"Pharmacies will be responsible for ensuring that patients get their prescriptions. If an individual pharmacist will not fill a prescription, the pharmacy owner must make sure another pharmacist is available to do so”, the board now directs.


NN
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Sweet Candies replace bitter Pills for Anaemia
2. New Birth Control Pills increase the stroke risk
3. Estrogen Patch is Safer than Pills for Heart
4. Genetic Pills A Future Thought
5. Distressing Side-Effects Of Hormone Pills In Breast Cancer
6. Newer Generation Sleeping Pills Lack Superior Performance
7. Roche Commits More Antiviral Pills To Asia For Bird Flu
8. Contraceptive Pills Don’t Result In Weight Gai
9. New Pills To Keep You Awake!
10. Sterol Containing Pills, Good For The Heart
11. Online Sale of Abortion Pills
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/21/2017)... La. (PRWEB) , ... July 21, 2017 , ... ... allow 4th-year medical students improve their chances of acceptance to a residency in ... those who have earned degrees outside the U.S. , According to data released ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... Sharon Kleyne is proud of ... her research center at Bio-Logic Aqua Research® Water Life Science®, has been released ... of sufferers of blindness. “We think that Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® will contribute to ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... In the first prospective ACL ... Orthopaedics Outcome Network (MOON) demonstrated that patients could perform sports-related functions and maintain ... decline over time. The study, presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society ...
(Date:7/21/2017)... ... July 21, 2017 , ... How ... are on the rise, say researchers presenting their work at the American ... , “The combination of evaluating the patterns of change in concussion symptom presentation, ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... July 20, 2017 , ... ChenMed , a ... joined JenCare Senior Medical Center as Richmond Chief Medical Officer. Dr. ... Medicine, and Associate Chief Medical Officer of Ambulatory Services for the UVA Health System, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/21/2017)... -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) today ... manufacturing network, the Company will be ceasing operations and ... Huntsville, Alabama . The closure of the facilities ... to 18 months. The Huntsville ... products and these restructuring actions are intended to better ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... -- Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) released this statement from its Chief ... for Clinical and Economic Review,s (ICER) public meeting ... of abuse-deterrent formulations (ADF) of opioids. Prime was the sole ... "The ICER data ... use of abuse-deterrent formulations (ADF) in opioids in terms of ...
(Date:7/17/2017)... -- MedX Holdings, Inc., the manufacturer and global distributor of ... today announced the national roll out of its MedX ... standard for the treatment of low back injuries and ... How it works: MedX ... who prescribe the MedX Home Back Machine Program for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: