FDA Approves Teva Plan B for sale on store shelves

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The government granted Teva Pharmaceuticals the exclusive sales rights for three years. Its "Plan B One-Step" is starting to appear on drugstore shelves this week.

When the FDA rights expire, generic versions of emergency contraception also will be sold on store shelves, but only to those who are at least 17.

For now, generic Plan B pills will remain behind the pharmacy counter and sold without a prescription.

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