Health Canada originally approved the drug Mifegymiso, a two-drug combination product that provides a non-surgical option for early abortion in July 2015. Mifegymiso became available to the Canadian public in January 2017.
The Ontario College of Pharmacists has created a guidance document outlining the options for dispensing Mifegymiso in Ontario.
Read the College’s Guidance for Pharmacy Professionals Who Are Dispensing Mifegymiso
- April 16, 2019 – Health Canada – Mifegymiso Prescribing Update – Health Professional Risk Communication
- November 7, 2017 – Health Canada – Mifegymiso Risk Communication – Health Professional Risk Communication
- October 25, 2017 – Ontario Newsroom – Ontario Passes Legislation to Ensure Safe Access to Abortion Clinics, including pharmacies that dispense mifegymiso
- August 3 2017 – Ministry of Health and Long Term Care – Abortion Pill Available Across Ontario at No Cost and FAQs for Health Care Providers