Get Contraception Over The Counter

Although you can access contraceptives from your GP, you may also be able to get the contraception you need over the counter at your local pharmacy without the need to see your doctor in person.

Simply visit a nearby pharmacy and speak to a pharmacist about your over-the-counter birth control options.


Where to get over the counter contraceptives

There are many trusted pharmacies that offer certain types of effective contraceptives. You can find pharmacies that provide this service in a variety of places, such as on your local high street or even at a pharmacy within a supermarket. It is usually quick and easy to access over the counter contraception without a prescription.

Some of the types of contraceptives you can get at a pharmacy include:

  • The progestogen-only pill
  • Condoms
  • The emergency hormonal contraceptive pill

Choosing over the counter contraceptives means you don’t need to schedule an appointment to see your doctor face-to-face, making it a convenient way to access the birth control you need, when you need it.


Buy Lovima over the counter

If you need an effective progestogen-only pill, Lovima could be the right fit for you. You can access Lovima from a pharmacy at a time that suits you.

Visit your nearest participating pharmacy to buy Lovima over the counter. Lovima is available in most Boots and Lloyds Pharmacies. 


Speak to a qualified pharmacist

Visit your local pharmacy offering this service to speak to a qualified pharmacist, who will be able to provide you with more information and advice about the Lovima mini pill.


Complete your consultation

Your pharmacist will take you through a short consultation checklist. This will ensure that Lovima is suitable for you to use as your method of birth control.


No need for a prescription

You can purchase Lovima over the counter without requiring a prescription from your doctor. Accessing Lovima contraception is quick and easy, putting you in charge of your sexual health.


You can feel confident in your contraceptive choices when you buy Lovima.