The rulings threatenthe FDAs authority to assess and approve drugs, especially ones that areconsidered politically controversial.
The Justice Department, acting on behalf of the FDA, asked the Supreme Court to keep the pill available.
On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court extended its own deadline to decide on the fate of the drug until Friday byjust before midnight Eastern Time.
The pill will remain on the market for at least the next few days.
In the suit, the company argues that if the FDA complies with court orders to restrict the pills access, it would be violating laws that dictate the process of withdrawing an alreadyapproved drug.
Many drugs have been taken off the market, either because of risks to patients or due to commercial reasons, such as low demand.
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