It depends. Some emergency contraception doesn’t need a prescription.
- Emergency contraception such as Plan B One-Step® AfterPill™, My Way®, Next Choice One Dose™, and Take Action are available without a prescription.
- Levonorgestrel tablets (two-pill generic Next Choice® and LNG tablets 0.75 mg) are available to people aged 17 and older without a prescription. These brands are sold from behind the pharmacy counter.
- ella® is available only by prescription from your doctor, nurse, or family planning clinic.