EC Status and Availability

Latvia

Registered LNG-EC products:

  • Escapelle* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)
  • Postinor Duo* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)
  • Postinor PI* - 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: Pharmacies

Age restrictions for accessing ECPs: No

Legal history, developments, and/or challenges: Gynecologists and family doctors are the sole health care professionals who are authorized to prescribe LNG EC and UPA EC, according to a 2002 Sexual and Reproductive Health Law.

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

Pricing information: LNG: € 14,59, as of 2013; UPA: € 32,02, as of 2013.

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