EC Status and Availability

Ireland

Registered LNG-EC products:

  • Levonelle 1500* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)
  • NorLevo 1.5mg* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)

Registered UPA-EC products:

  • ellaOne* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)

Products marked with * have been approved by a stringent regulatory authority, such as the WHO Prequalification Programme, the US Food and Drug Administration, the European Medicines Agency, or other.

Where at least one type of ECP is available: Public sector clinics, Private clinics, Pharmacies, Emergency room

Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No

Legal/regulatory documents in which EC is included: No data available

Pricing information: LNG: € 40,47 (€ 6,01 if reimbursed), as of 2013; UPA: € 57,82 (€ 19,60 if reimbursed), as of 2013.

Other relevant information: EC became available directly from pharmacies in 2011, in a behind the counter model. Women seeking EC speak with a pharmacist and answer a questionnaire in order to access EC.

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