Over-the-Counter Access to Oral Contraceptives D-75.995

Topic: Contraception Policy Subtopic: NA
Meeting Type: Annual Year Last Modified: 2013
Action: NA Type: Directives
Council & Committees: NA
1. Our AMA will recommend to the US Food and Drug Administration that manufacturers of oral contraceptives be encouraged to submit the required application and supporting evidence for the Agency to consider approving a switch in status from prescription to over-the-counter for such products.

2. Our AMA encourages the continued study of issues relevant to over-the-counter access for oral contraceptives.

Policy Timeline

Sub. Res. 507, A-13