EC Status and Availability


Registered LNG-EC products:

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

Registered UPA-EC products:

  • ella* - 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: No Age Restrictions. EC labeling in Israel contains the following instructions related to age, “If you are under the age of 16, it is advisable to consult a doctor before starting treatment. If you have started treatment and taken EC without consulting a doctor, contact a doctor as soon as possible.”

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

Pricing information: The price of LNG EC ranges from 55 ILS to 100 ILS ($15 - $28) and the price of UPA EC is 166 ILS ($47), as of 2013.

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