What you need to know
Monthly contraceptive pills, emergency pill or the patch, can be purchased online with a doctor’s prescription. Here’s what you can expect when you get birth control online with us:
- Connect with a GP online in minutes
- Medical advice on birth control options suitable for you
- Contraceptive pills sent to you discreetly in 3 hours
Benefits of Birth Control beyond preventing pregnancy
Birth control gives you freedom and peace of mind. In addition to preventing pregnancies that you may not be ready for, there are many other benefits of being on regular birth control such as monthly contraceptive pills.
Note: Not all brands of birth control pills have the same type of benefits. Speak to a doctor to find out which type of contraceptives is most suitable for you.
Less hormonal acne
More manageable cramps
Less severe PMS symptoms
Reduced risk of ovarian and endometrial cancer
Fuss-free and easy access to contraceptives and birth control, whenever you need. Speak to a doctor on the DA app for trusted advice and support on all matters relating to womens’ health, birth control and contraceptives.
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What to expect when you start on birth control pills
Frequently Asked Questions
How fast can I receive my birth control pills and contraceptives?
After you have purchased your birth control on the Doctor Anywhere app, you can expect to receive your contraceptives within 3 hours.
How do I know which birth control method is most suitable for me?
Your doctor will recommend a suitable birth control method, depending on your lifestyle and medical history. Feel free to share your concerns or ask any questions you may have during the consultation — we’re here to help!
What are the benefits of being on regular birth control?
Regular birth control methods, including the monthly pill or patch, have many benefits, in addition to preventing unwanted pregnancies. Other benefits include: a decrease in hormonal acne, more manageable period cramps and period flow, reduced PMS symptoms.
What are the side effects of birth control?
Common side effects include: nausea, tenderness around your breasts, headaches, dizziness. Not to worry — these side effects tend to be rather mild and should subside after you’ve been taking birth control for a few months, once your body gets used to being on contraceptives.
What happens if I've missed a pill while taking monthly birth control?
Take your missed pill as soon as you can, if it’s still within 24 hours. If you’ve missed taking your pill for a few days, it’s best to use other forms of contraceptives should you intend to have sex, to ensure that you stay protected.