The pharmacy offers the “Morning After Pill”, free of charge via the NHS. Please don’t hesitate to ask for a private consultation. The pharmacist can check it is okay for you to take the pill and give any necessary advice. The pharmacy has a consultation room to ensure privacy.
Sexual intercourse must have occurred within the previous 72 hours of taking the pill for it to work. If this is not the case, you should contact a family planning clinic or your GP.
The most common side effect of taking the pill is nausea and sickness. Vomiting is rare, however if this does happen to you within a couple of hours of taking the pill, you must speak to your pharmacist or GP.
If you would prefer to fill out the answers to some of the questions we will need to ask in advance, please print out this form, and answer the questions you are able to. If you’re not able to get to your local pharmacy, you can instead order a stand by pill.