Another emergency contraceptive is prequalified

Dec 17, 2015 | WHO PQ

The WHO PQ Programme have announced the prequalification of a new levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive. The product is manufactured by Lupin Ltd. in India, and consists of Levonorgestrel 1.5mg tablets. This brings the total of prequalified levonorgestrel emergency contraceptives to six, providing more choice for procurers seeking to get quality emergency contraceptives into lower and middle income countries (LMICs).

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