There have been changes to the following oral contraceptives sold at the Sexual Health Centre: Micronor, Alesse, Tricyclen-Lo and Tricyclen. Once we sell out of our current supply, we will offer the generic brands for the following: Micronor - Movisse (generic brand), Alesse - Alysena (generic brand), Tricyclen-Lo - Tricira Lo (generic brand). Tricyclen will no longer be available.
Intrauterine devices (IUD) and intrauterine
systems (IUS) are now available at reduced costs
Every prescription needs to be brought in by the person whose name is on the prescription.
This will add time to the length of your regular pill purchase visit.
Birth control lets you decide when you want to become pregnant. When used correctly, it is up to 99 per cent effective.
If you don't have health benefits you can purchase birth control for a lower price.
The following types of birth control are sold at a reduced price (with a prescription from your doctor) at our Sexual Health Centres:
|Alesse: $16||Demulen: $16||Depo-Provera: $30|
|Diane 35: $22||Ella: $17||Evra Patch: $10|
|Flexi T 300: $55||Jaydess: $270||Kyleena: $345|
|Liberte UT short: $45||Liberte UT standard: $45||Linessa: $10|
|Lolo: $10||Marvelon: $10||Micronor: $15|
|Minovral: $18||Mirena: $330||Plan B: $10|
|NuvaRing: $10||Tricyclen: $12||Tricyclen-Lo: $8|
|Triquilar: $8||Yasmi: $13||Yaz: $15|
Ontario Works covers most types of birth control. Talk to your worker for more information.
Birth control can be good for your health and does not hurt a woman's chance of getting pregnant in the future. Consult your doctor about the risks and benefits of birth control.
The Sexual Health Centres now provide the Liberte, Flexi T, Mirena, and Kyleena intrauterine devices at cost to women under 35 years of age. These highly effective long-acting birth control devices can be purchased with a doctor's or nurse practitioner's prescription.
If you forgot to take your birth control method on time, get back on schedule to reduce the risk of an unwanted pregnancy.
Get the Morning After Pill to reduce the risk of an unwanted pregnancy if you forgot to use contraception.