Emergency Hormonal Contraception
Get Emergency Contraception in Longfield, Dartford and Gravesend
No appointments needed, easily accessible location and just a quick consultation! You can get emergency contraception in Longfield, Dartford and Gravesend through Hodgson Pharmacy. We ensure a hassle free service to all our patients. Simply walk in and ask to speak to one of our friendly and professional pharmacists about Emergency Hormonal Contraception.
Our pharmacist will need to see the person that the emergency contraception is intended for, and will need to ask a few questions regarding the patients’ medical history. This is done in the privacy of our consultation room. Everything discussed is in complete confidence therefore you can feel completely comfortable when using this service. To give that extra bit of reassurance, all of our full time full time pharmacists are able to supply the morning after pill, and if you are under 30, this can be obtained for free*. Please ask in store for more details and for our up-to-date competitive price if you need to purchase the medicine.
Who can use the emergency pill?
Most women can use the emergency contraceptive pill. This includes women who can’t use hormonal contraception, such as the combined pill and contraceptive patch. Girls under 16 years old can also use it.
But you may not be able to take the emergency contraceptive pill if you’re allergic to anything in it, have severe asthma or take any medicines that may interact with it, such as:
- the herbal medicine St John’s Wort
- some medicines used to treat epilepsy, HIV or tuberculosis (TB)
- medicine to make your stomach less acidic, such as omeprazole
- some less commonly used antibiotics (rifampicin and rifabutin)
Our pharmacist will discuss the above with you to ensure that it is safe for you to take the morning after pill, therefore giving you peace of mind.
Please note that the sooner you come to our pharmacy to take the morning after pill, the greater the chances of avoiding pregnancy.
If you have any queries simply give us a call.
Otherwise pop down to Hodgson Pharmacy to get Emergency Hormonal Contraception in Longfield, Dartford and Gravesend.
* Free for eligible NHS patients; Funded by NHS