EMA recommends availability of ulipristal acetate emergency contraceptive pills, without prescription

On November 21st 2014, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended that the EC pill containing ulipristal acetate, be made available without the need for a prescription in all European Union countries. EMA recommendation should be implemented in a few months, once it has been endorsed by the European Commission. For further information, please read EM’As press release here.