Getting Next Choice One Dose

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Available Without a Prescription for Women 17 Years of Age and Older

Next Choice One Dose™ is available at your pharmacy without a prescription if you are 17 years of age or older. You must show your pharmacist a valid government-issued ID (such as a driver’s license) proving your age. Please call the pharmacy to make sure that Next Choice One Dose™ is in stock. If you are younger than 17 years of age, you will need a prescription from your healthcare provider.

Remember, Next Choice One Dose™ should be taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex, forced sexual encounter, or a known or suspected contraceptive failure.

For your privacy and convenience, a downloadable Pharmacy Request Card is available to bring to your pharmacy. Simply click here.

Remember, you should be able to get Next Choice One Dose™ at any pharmacy. Be sure to visit our pharmacy locator to find out where Next Choice One Dose™ is available. Don’t forget to call your pharmacy ahead of time to make sure that they have it in stock.

Important Safety Information

Next Choice One Dose™ is an emergency contraceptive that helps prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or birth control failure. Next Choice One Dose™ should not be used as regular birth control. Next Choice One Dose™ is available without a prescription for women 17 years of age or older. If you are younger than 17, a prescription is required. Next Choice One Dose™ should not be used if you are already pregnant. If you become pregnant or have severe lower abdominal pain after taking Next Choice One Dose™, you should be evaluated for a pregnancy outside the uterus, which is called a tubal pregnancy. A tubal pregnancy requires immediate medical treatment, so you should see a healthcare professional right away. If you are already pregnant, Next Choice One Dose™ will not work. If your next expected period after taking Next Choice One Dose™ is more than one week late, you may be pregnant. Next Choice One Dose™ does not protect against HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Next Choice One Dose™ contains the color additive FD&C Yellow #6. Side effects may include heavier menstrual bleeding, nausea, lower stomach (abdominal) pain, tiredness, headache, and dizziness. If you vomit within 2 hours of taking the medication, call a healthcare professional to find out if you should repeat the dose.

To report side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA, visit fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information about Next Choice One Dose™, please call our Medical Communications Department at 1-866-9WATSON or see full Prescribing Information.

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