Where Can I Buy Contraceptive Pills In South Africa

What is a Contraceptive Pill?

The birth control pill (also called “the Pill”) is a daily pill that contains hormones to change the way the body works and prevent pregnancy.

Hormones are chemical substances that control the functioning of the body’s organs. In this case, the hormones in the Pill control the ovaries and the uterus.

Where Can I Buy Contraceptive Pills In South Africa?

Clicks Pharmacy – Cape Town

Address: 48 Adderley St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5:30 pm

Phone: +27 21 418 3504

Clicks Pharmacy Primrose Square

Address: Shamrock Rd &, Churchill Ave, Primrose, Germiston, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 6 pm

Phone: +27 21 466 7691

Dis-Chem Pharmacy Clearwater Mall – Roodepoort

Address: Shop 32, Clearwater Mall, 1724 Christiaan de Wet Rd, Strubens Valley, Roodepoort, 1735, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 7 pm

Phone: +27 11 831 2140

Clicks Pharmacy Kwa Mashu

Address: Shop 7A & 8, Kwa Mashu Shopping Centre, 300 Mandela Rd, KwaMashu N, KwaMashu, 4359, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 6 pm

Phone: +27 31 501 1167

How much is the contraceptive pill in South Africa?

The South African government offers certain brands of the pill for free, while others range in price and start from about R90 per month up to R350.

How to get the pill in South Africa?

Birth control pills are available at many healthcare centres. “In the private sector, you can get them from any GP doctor. For example, with Kena Health, you could renew your prescription quickly and conveniently from the comfort of your phone.

What is the best contraceptive in South Africa?

IUDs and IUSs “loop” contraceptives

In South Africa, IUDs and IUSs are a popular choice, with an estimated 7% of women using this method. They’re also highly effective, with only 1 in 500 women experiencing pregnancy in the first year of use.

Do you need a prescription for birth control in South Africa?

For some forms, such as The Pill, the contraceptive patch or the contraceptive injection, you need a prescription from a doctor that usually lasts for between three and six months.

What is the 2-month contraceptive injection in South Africa?

Nur-isterate is a contraceptive that is injected into the muscle of the buttock. The injection is usually given during the first one to five days of your monthly period.

Nur-isterate will continuously release progestin into your bloodstream over a period of eight weeks (2 months).