EC Status and Availability

Turkmenistan

EC ever use among women of reproductive age: 0.2% (DHS 2000)

EC knowledge among women of reproductive age: 7.7% (DHS 2000)

Contraceptive Use: 57.8% (DHS 2000, ever use of a modern method among women of reproductive age)

Registered LNG-EC products:

  • Escapelle* - Available only with prescription
  • Postinor* - Available only with prescription

Registered UPA-EC products:

  • Dvella* - Available only with prescription

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 data available

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

Other relevant information: A product containing ulipristal acetate has been registered but is not yet on the market.

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