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Pharmacies in Sweden run out of contraceptive pill

No pharmacy in Sweden has the brand of contraceptive available. File photo: Jessica Gow / TT

Published: 25.Jun.2019 16:50 hrs

A brand of contraceptive pill with a particular type of oestrogen has run out in all of Sweden's pharmacies, which could make it hard for those who use it to find an equivalent.

The pills, with the name Zoely, are not expected to be available in Sweden until after the summer.

It hasn't been possible to deliver the pill since the start of April due to a manufacturing error, and now they have completely run out in Sweden. Pharmaceutical company MSD, which supplies Zoely, has said it is doing all it can to ensure the contraceptive is available again as soon as possible.

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