Birth control pills are tablets with a dose of hormones which prevent pregnancy. They are easy to swallow, are 99-91% effective and can have many positive side effects. You can read more about the method here.
Are birth control pills widely available in India?
Yes, birth control pills are available at pharmacies.
Do I need a prescription to buy birth control pills in India?
The government states that birth control pills should only be sold when a prescription by a registered medical practitioner is provided. However, the pills are also sold over the counter without a prescription.
Is there any age restriction for accessing birth control pills in India?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing birth control pills.
How much do birth control pills cost in India?
Birth control pills can cost between 30 and 210 Indian rupees, depending on the type.
What are the different birth control pill brands available in India?
One of the brands available in India is Trust, which comes in three types: Trust, Trust L and Trust Neo.
Who can I contact for more information about birth control pills in India?
DKT International Janani
Toll-free call center number: 1800-200-3006