Why this pharmacy does not sell the 'morning-after' pill.

John Wilks
February 18th 2004
Reproduced with Permission

Why this pharmacy does not sell Postinor-2; the 'morning-after' pill (MAP).

1. Scientific studies have provided strong evidence indicating that for many women the 'morning-after' pill (MAP) does not stop a pregnancy from occurring. Researchers have said that this drug acts in at least two ways to end a pregnancy that began at fertilization:

Because the MAP can act via these two methods, it must be classified as an abortifacient - a drug that can cause an abortion.3 The fact that the MAP reduces the expected pregnancy rate by 87% supports the claim that it frequently acts to end the life of a human embryo.4

Therefore, due to the danger to the health of the human embryo caused by the MAP, my Code of Professional Conduct, parts 1.1 and 1.2 forbids me from selling this drug.5

2. The 'morning-after' pill is also very dangerous to a woman's health. Scientific reports have proved that:

In summary, because of these dangerous medical consequences associated with the 'morning-after' pill and my professional duty-of care responsibilities, we do not sell Postinor-2.

John Wilks B. Pharm., MPS, MACPP
Consultant Pharmacist.
February 18th 2004


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