Journal criticizes FDA for delay in approving "Plan B" contraceptive

04/8/2004 | Yahoo!

The FDA drug-approval decision-making process is being "influenced by political considerations," says an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine. The journal cited the agency's postponement of a decision over the "Plan B" morning-after contraceptive pill and said any other drug with a similar track record of safety "would be approved quickly."

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