Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 14th, 2004
A ruling had been expected in February 2004 on the pills, called Plan B, made by Barr Laboratories. The company announced on February 13 that the FDA is delaying action for 90 days on Barr's request to sell Plan B without prescriptions to give time to seek more detailed information on use of the pills by 16- and 17-year-old girls.
The agency needs more time to evaluate that information, Barr spokeswoman Carol Cox said. "It's not that unusual that they'd request...
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