It’s possible to get hold of your contraception through various routes. Your options can depend on what type of contraception you prefer.
In India, it is just doctors who can issue prescriptions for hormonal contraception.
While different brands of mini pill are available without a prescription in various countries, at the moment, both mini pills and combined oral contraceptive pills are not available over-the-counter in India.
The family planning programme under the public health sector provides family planning services. at various levels of health system. Key strategies of the programme include:
You can take your doctor’s prescrioton for contraception to any local pharmacy. The main contraceptive methods you’ll get in a pharmacy are those which can be self-administered like the pill. For procedures such as the implant or IUD, a doctor will need to fix them.
However, contraceptive method like the condom do not require any prescription and the pharmacist should be able to help you pick the suitable option.
It’s also possible to get your pill online in India. If you want to order contraception online, you’ll normally need a private prescription to do so. This means that you have to pay for the cost of your medication too.
If you want to get contraception online, you’ll likely have to answer some questions about your general health. A medical professional will then review your responses and prescribe birth control if they are satisfied that it is safe to do so. Sometimes, the cost of consultation, prescription, medication and delivery are all included in one price.
Buying contraception online can be a more preferable option because it is sometimes quicker, more convenient and more secretive than doing so in person.
It’s important to make sure you buy medications online safely. There are some checks you can perform to ensure where you’re buying from is legitatime.
If something doesn’t feel right then it’s probably best to take a pause before you go ahead and place an order.
If you want to talk to a clinician about the various methods of contraception, you can do so online right here at Treated. Our doctors and prescribers are fully registered, and we’re regulated by the NPPA.
Fill us in about your health so our clinicians can get to know you better. They’ll recommend the best birth control option for you, and you can subscribe to a plan for regular delivery.
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