Spain: 10 years of prescription-free access to EC pills

October 2019. In Spain, LNG EC pills are sold without prescription since 2009, and UPA EC pills since early 2016.  According to the news agency EFE, in this 10-year period, over 7 million units have been sold in the country.

According to the General Council of Official Colleges of Pharmacists of Spain, pharmacists have a guide that details the general rules for EC dispensation, unifies criteria on the protocol of action, and provides answers to the most frequent ethical-legal considerations.

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