Pill suitable for women 'of all weights': EMA

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) says that emergency contraceptive pills containing levonorgestrel or ulipristal acetate are suitable for use by “women of all weights”, as the benefits are considered to outweigh the risks.

The recommendation comes as a result of a review conducted by the agency, undertaken by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP).

The review was prompted after the publication of results from