What is a Morning After Pill?
Emergency contraception can prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or if the contraception you have used has failed – for example, a condom has split or you have missed a pill.
There are 2 types of emergency contraception: the emergency contraceptive pill – Levonelle or ellaOne (the “morning after” pill)
Where Can I Get Morning After Pill In South Africa?
Can you buy the morning after pill in South Africa?
You can get it at your local pharmacy or at a clinic, and they’ll give you clear instructions for taking it. The morning-after pill is a progestin-only pill that works by preventing ovulation – and if you don’t ovulate, you can’t fall pregnant.3
How much does morning-after pill cost in South Africa?
Johannesburg – An emergency contraceptive pill, Norlevo, available from pharmacists without a prescription, was launched in South Africa on Wednesday. The drug, which will cost about R50, is the first emergency pill in the country that can be bought without prescription
How long after taking the morning after pill will I get my period?
Using the morning-after pill may delay your period by up to one week. If you don’t get your period within three to four weeks of taking the morning-after pill, take a pregnancy test.
Normally, you don’t need to contact your healthcare provider after using the morning-after pill.