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Old 05.10.2012, 10:13
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Morning After Pill

If you have purchased this before, can you let me know the process and cost?

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Old 05.10.2012, 10:18
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Re: Morning After Pill

Yup! But not in Switzerland... in Germany, you need a doctor prescription and as I wanted to purchase it right away, I drove the 2 hours to France, where you can buy it over the counter and costed (at the time a few years ago) only 12euros. Good luck
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Old 05.10.2012, 10:21
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Re: Morning After Pill

There's an old post here that might help while you wait for someone

Need to get contraceptive pills.
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Old 05.10.2012, 10:22
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Re: Morning After Pill

Go to a pharmacy, costs about CHF 25 as I recall, you can get it over the counter.

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Old 05.10.2012, 10:25
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Re: Morning After Pill

Thanks everyone

Am I right from the above, that to buy it in Germany requires a prescription?

Is the process simple in Switzerland - walk into the chemist and ask for it? Is anything else required, and do they request any info?
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Old 05.10.2012, 10:27
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Re: Morning After Pill

Go ASAP to get it if you need it! The effectiveness drops off with each added day (up to 3 days - see % effectiveness below).



You can get it at any pharmacy in CH by just talking to the Pharmacist who will ask some specific questions and then filling in a form. You need to be over 16 which we can assume you are.

I don't know the price but think about the alternative

Here is a link in FR.

http://www.creapharma.ch/pilule-lendemain.htm

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Re: Morning After Pill

The only way you'll know, is walk in and ask... as I mentioned. I only purcashed it in France while living in Germany. I originally found the info in Wikipedia and just checked for yuo. Switzerland is not on the list

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emergen...ity_by_country

Maybe google can help you find the answer but the answer may be outdated. Just call up your local pharmacy and ask. If you need a prescription, go to France
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Re: Morning After Pill

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Go ASAP to get it if you need it! The effectiveness drops off with each added day (up to 3 days - see % effectiveness below).


I wouldn't trust this graph, it's not linear....
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Re: Morning After Pill

Cost 35 francs and you can get it from an apoteka they just ask you a few questions.
I asked also for a anti-vomiting pill because they told me I can get very nauseous and it will mean ill have to buy another pill. So I took the nausea pill first and 40 min later the next morning pill. It can happen that afterwards you bleed a bit, So be prepared.
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Re: Morning After Pill

No prescription needed in Switzerland since 2002. But you will have to have a talk with the pharmacist beforehand (the Bahnhofsapotheke Basel charges Chf 35 for this service). But it's available at any Pharmacy.
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Re: Morning After Pill

Many thanks everyone

You have been fantastic - I appreciate the support
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Re: Morning After Pill

Now get a move on ... it wont be morning for much longer.

At midday (not midnight), you may change into a pumpkin.
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Re: Morning After Pill

I really appreciate how everyone has been so informative on here. I was holding my breath for some judgemental firebreathing dragon to show up.
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Re: Morning After Pill

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I was holding my breath for some judgemental firebreathing dragon to show up.
Does the OP know what the morning after pill is called in German?

Edit: quick search on leo and it's called "die Pille danach", hopefully it will be less embarassing if the chemist knows what you're looking for.
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Re: Morning After Pill

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Does the OP know what the morning after pill is called in German?

Edit: quick search on leo and it's called "die Pille danach", hopefully it will be less embarassing if the chemist knows what you're looking for.
Here is a DE link that might give a bit more vocabulary:

http://www.kreapharma.de/N3101/medik...le-danach.html
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