morning after pills
No one can be careful all the time and sometimes things happen when you least expect. For those moments, we provide emergency contraceptive pills that prevent pregnancy after such eventualities. These pills work by temporarily blocking eggs from releasing, by blocking fertilization or by preventing the fertilized egg from getting planted. If taken timely, these pills can reduce the chance of getting pregnant by up to 90%.
Just in case
To ensure effectiveness and minimum harmful side-effects, we offer emergency contraception provided by the biggest names like Levonelle and EllaOne. These “ Morning After Pills ” are very effective and are available discounted prices at our store.
Also, please do note that there is a wide range of contraceptive products which are readily available for purchase. Please see the fact sheet here so you can make an informed decision on which contraceptive suits you personally.
Please note the generic brand received may vary, but will always be a UK licensed medication.
|Emergency contraception could be used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex of if your alternative form of contraception has failed, such as missing your pill or the condom has broken or split. There are two forms of emergency contraception; these are the emergency contraceptive pill (usually referred to as the morning after pill) and the IUD (intrauterine device, or coil). For the pill form there are two kinds; Levonelle, which is to be taken within 72 hours (three days) of sex, and ellaOne, which is to be taken within 120 days hours (five days) of sex. Both pills work by preventing or delaying ovulation.|
|How Does Emergency Contraception Work?||The emergency-use pills mainly work by stopping the release of an egg or delaying ovulation. The pills also may stop sperm from fertilizing the egg. They also may prevent a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus.|
|How Effective Is The Emergency Contraception Pill?||A study published in 2010 showed that of 1,696 woman who received the emergency pill within 72 hours of sex, 37 became pregnant (1,659 did not). Of 203 woman who took the emergency pill between 72 and 120 hours after unprotected sex, there were only three pregnancies. It is important to remember that the sooner you take emergency contraception after sex, the more effective it will be.|
|How Does It Effect Your Period?||Using emergency contraception has not been shown to cause any serious or long-term health problems. However, they can sometimes have side effects such as:
- This is a pharmacy medicine which means you will have to answer a short questionnaire before adding to your basket.