EC Status and Availability

Vietnam

Contraceptive Use: 77.6% (DHS 2002, ever use of a modern method among ever married women)

Registered LNG-EC products:

  • Escapelle* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)
  • Postinor-2* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)
  • So-Ezzy 0.75* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)
  • So-Ezzy 1.5* - Available directly from pharmacist without prescription (i.e. BTC)

Registered UPA-EC products:

  • ella* - Available only with prescription

Registered Mifepristone-EC Products:

  • Ciel EC - Available only with prescription
  • Mifestad 10 - 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, Social marketing programs (eg PSI, DKT, MSI and PSIA)

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.

Vietnam's Essential Medicines List does not include EC.

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