There's a new birth control doctor

in your neighborhood

Birth Control Pharmacies

Specially trained pharmacists in some states can prescribe the birth control pill, patch, ring, and shot for you.

STEP 1

Visit a Birth Control Pharmacy Near You

STEP 2

Personalize Your Birth Control with Your Pharmacist

STEP 3

Walk Out with Your

Birth Control in Hand

 
 

Find a Birth Control Pharmacy Near You

Birth Control Pill Without a Prescription -- The Pill Study
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To get birth control without a prescription in any state,  

look for the special yellow map markers on the map for pharmacies that are part of The Pill Study.  

RESEARCH STUDY

WHAT WILL IT COST?

Most pharmacies charge a small visit fee for this service -- this visit fee is generally not covered by insurance, but you can use your health savings account.  You can use your insurance to pay for medications prescribed by a pharmacist.  Most insurance plans cover birth control with no patient copay.

WHICH METHODS?

The pill.

The patch.

The vaginal ring.

The shot.

For birth control or other uses such as acne, endometriosis, polycystic ovaries, fibroids, menstrual migraines, mood disorders, or skipping periods.

DO I NEED AN EXAM?

No physical exam needed.  Just fill out a health history form and review with the pharmacist.  The pharmacist may need to check your blood pressure.  Let the pharmacist know if you have any preferences for your birth control -- like less acne, skipping periods, or a non-daily method.

WHY PHARMACISTS?

Birth control should be  accessible and expanding access directly in pharmacies is one way to accomplish that.  Thanks to new state laws in some states, specially trained pharmacists can prescribe birth control for women of all ages.  Pharmacists are experts when it comes to safe and effective use of medicines.  

It's All About You

Your pharmacist can help you find the best -- and most affordable -- birth control option to fit your individual preferences.

Going to the pharmacy directly for your birth control is a great option for you if you're between insurances, doctors, or just want a convenient visit with a local doctor.

What Women Say

This is an invaluable service- especially for people like me who are experiencing a lapse in insurance coverage. She did her best to save me as much money as possible.

Natalie

 

The Pharmacists Clinic

San Diego, CA

It's just so much easier to go to a pharmacist and
there's just so many pharmacies around.

Love it here. Came in for the birth control consultation. I was in and out in less than 20 mins and got what I needed. The staff [was] great, and informative as well. 

Aysa

 

Quinn's Apothecary Pharmacy

Huntington Beach, CA

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