A member asked:

Do i need a prescription in order to purchase oral contraceptives? radiologist said i needed them in order to treat polycystic ovaries

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Dr. Robert Kwok answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Yes: Oral contraceptives (birth control pills) are hormone pills and are not over-the-counter, regardless of what the reason is for using the pills. One should see her primary care doctor or an Ob-Gyn doctor to be evaluated, and then started on oral contraceptives if needed.

Answered 7/1/2016



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