An emergency contraceptive pill stops pregnancy before it starts. It is not the same as the abortion pill. It works up to 5 days (or 120 hours) after unprotected sex, depending on the type. You can read more about the method here.
Are emergency contraceptive pills widely available in Nigeria?
Yes, emergency contraceptive pills are available at pharmacies, clinics and hospitals.
Do I need a prescription to buy emergency contraceptive pills in Nigeria?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy emergency contraceptive pills.
Is there any age restriction for accessing emergency contraceptive pills in Nigeria?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing emergency contraceptive pills.
How much does an emergency contraceptive pill cost in Nigeria?
Emergency contraceptive pills can cost around 1,200 Nigerian naira.
What are the different emergency contraceptive pill brands available in Nigeria?
The most widely available brand in Nigeria is DKT POSTPILL.
Who can I contact for more information about emergency contraceptive pills in Nigeria?
Call/SMS/Whatsapp: +2348094477226 (Monday to Saturday 8am to 6pm)
Marie Stopes Nigeria
Short code: 22252
Toll-free line: +2348000022252
To contact DKT, please text “RHS” leave a space, then type “your question” and send to “38350”
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