FDA approves first over-the-counter oral contraceptive

Manufacturer expects Opill to be available in early 2024 

By: and - July 13, 2023 2:21 pm

Opill, a progestin-only contraceptive pill, will be available without a prescription in the first quarter of 2024, according to its manufacturer. (Photo courtesy of Perrigo Company.)

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Kelcie Moseley-Morris
Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris is an award-winning journalist who has covered many topics across Idaho since 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Idaho and a master’s degree in public administration from Boise State University. Moseley-Morris started her journalism career at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, followed by the Lewiston Tribune and the Idaho Press.

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Sofia Resnick is a national reproductive rights reporter for States Newsroom, based in Washington, D.C. She has reported on reproductive-health politics and justice issues for more than a decade.

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