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Is there a generic version of levonorgestrel?

Levonorgestrel is sold under the trade names Plan B and Plan B One-Step. Plan B is sold over-the-counter for women 18 years or older and by prescription to women 17 years or younger. Plan B One-Step is available without a prescription to women of all ages. Currently, a generic version of Plan B is available and is called Next Step.

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