Earlier this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a meeting to collect ideas about how to sell regular birth control pills without a prescription. And on Tuesday, the FDA said it would meet with any company interested in making a non-prescription birth control pill to discuss what studies would be needed for approval, the AP reported.
The ACOG statement is published in the December issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.
To learn more about oral contraceptives, visit the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
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