Lovima is a new brand of an oral contraceptive that contains desogestrel. Desogestrel was previously only available for women on prescription. The launch of Lovima enables women to buy a contraceptive pill from the pharmacy, by consulting with a pharmacist. You don’t need to make an appointment to see your doctor or family planning clinic to get a prescription. Lovima is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy, provided you take it at the same time each day from the start of your menstrual cycle.

Why choose Lovima?

Putting You In Charge

Lovima puts you in charge of your contraception choice following a consultation with a Pharmacist. You can choose to switch to Lovima. Lovima is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy when used correctly.

Easy Access

Lovima is available in at your pharmacy, making it easy to access a contraceptive pill. Your pharmacist will take you through a consultation with some important, easy to answer questions. Individual circumstances of options and choice may differ following a consultation with a pharmacist.

Convenient

With Lovima, there are no more appointments to see your doctor and no more GP waiting rooms. Individual circumstances of options and choice may differ following a consultation with a pharmacist.

What is Lovima?

A Contraceptive pill, Lovima, is now available to buy without a prescription.

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Our Story

Lovima’s purpose is to help transform women’s lives by giving them a choice to buy a contraception pill in pharmacies without a prescription, after a consultation with a pharmacist.

The launch of Lovima is part of a revolution that has taken 60 years, since the launch of the first contraceptive pill in the UK in 1961.

Lovima Checklist

This form is for you to complete prior to your visit to the pharmacy so that you understand the questions that will be asked. Once completed this could be printed or added to your phone to take with you to help the conversation with your pharmacist.

About Contraception

Put simply, contraception is a way of preventing pregnancy. You might hear contraception called birth control, but it’s the same thing. Currently, there are 15 different contraceptive methods available in the UK. Most of these involve hormones and are available only on prescription.

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If you have any questions about Lovima, we would be happy to help.

Get your hands on Lovima today

Now available to purchase online. Online purchase will include a pharmacist consultation.

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The launch of Lovima is part of a revolution that has taken 60 years since the launch of the first contraceptive pill in the UK in 1961. Being able to buy Lovima means no more doctor appointments, no more prescriptions and no more waiting rooms. Now you can buy a contraceptive pill from your pharmacy. Be part of this revolution. Ask your pharmacist for Lovima.