What is the most commonly prescribed birth control pill?

What is the most commonly prescribed birth control pill?

What is the most commonly prescribed birth control pill?

Here are the 5 most commonly prescribed oral contraceptives in the United States, in both brand and generic form:

  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen ($50.15); generics tri-sprintec ($9) and tri-previfem ($8.92)
  • Alesse (discontinued); generics orsythia ($14.92) and aviane ($14.91)
  • Loestrin FE 1/20 ($118.05); generic junel FE 1/20 ($15.17)

Do you need doctor prescription for birth control pills?

You need a prescription for birth control pills. You can get a prescription from a doctor or nurse at a doctor’s office, health clinic, or your local Planned Parenthood health center. In a few states, you can even get a prescription online or directly from a pharmacist.

What birth control do doctors prescribe?

You need to see a doctor or nurse to get the types of birth control that work best to prevent pregnancy — like the IUD, implant, shot, pill, patch, or ring. You can get these kinds of birth control from your regular doctor or gynecologist, or at your nearest Planned Parenthood health center.

Can a regular doctor prescribe the pill?

No, you cannot get birth control pills over the counter. You must get a prescription from a doctor. You typically can get a prescription for birth control from your primary care prescription (PCP), an OBGYN, or via mail order birth control services, such as Nurx or the Pill Club.

Can your doctor deny you birth control?

Under the Trump-Pence administration’s refusal policies, health care workers in the U.S. and around the globe can deny patients services like birth control, abortion, sterilization, hormone therapy, and HPV vaccines. There are no protections for patients, not even in an emergency.

How do strict parents get birth control?

Make an appointment with your general doctor or gynecologist . Or you can go to your local Planned Parenthood (or student health center if your school has one). Don’t be afraid to discuss birth control or sex with your doctor.

Where can I get birth control pills without insurance?

Even without insurance, anyone with a prescription for birth control can purchase it at a pharmacy. That means a trip to the doctor’s office is required. Patients who don’t see a doctor regularly can make an appointment at a family planning, public health, or Title X clinic.