levonorgestrel

(redirected from Plan B One-Step)
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le·vo·nor·ges·trel

 (lē′və-nôr-jĕs′trəl)
n.
The levorotatory form of the progestin norgestrel, used for emergency contraception, and, in combination with estrogen, in oral contraceptives and in hormone replacement therapy.
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levonorgestrel

n levonorgestrel m
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It's been a rocky and controversial road in getting emergency contraceptive (EC) Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) from Teva Women's Health to retailers' shelves with no age or point-of-sales restrictions.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in granting Teva's drug application for over-the-counter sales of Plan B One-Step without age restrictions.
But in June, the federal government dropped its appeal, and FDA said it will allow the sale of one-pill versions of emergency contraception without age restrictions beginning with Plan B One-Step.