PLAN B GOES OTC

ROCKVILLE, Md. - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late last month announced its approval of the emergency contraceptive drug, Plan B, also known as the morning-after pill, for over-the-counter sale to women over age 17. Plan B will remain a prescription item for women age 17 and under, and must be sold from behind pharmacy counters.cies won't be able to carry Plan B," said Gary Wirth, director,

ROCKVILLE, Md. - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration late last month announced its approval of the emergency contraceptive drug, Plan B, also known as the morning-after pill, for over-the-counter sale to women over age 17. Plan B will remain a prescription item for women age 17 and under, and must be sold from behind pharmacy counters.

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