EllaOne Contraceptive Pill

EllaOne Contraceptive Pill


EllaOne is a single-dose emergency contraceptive pill, it can be taken up to 5 days after unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy. 

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What is ellaOne?

EllaOne is an emergency contraceptive tablet that can be taken up to 5 days (120 hours) after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure.

How does it work?

EllaOne contains ulipristal acetate which works to stop progesterone from working normally. This medication will stop or delay the release of the egg to prevent an unplanned pregnancy from occurring.

Is ellaOne right for me?

Most women can use the contraceptive pill, including those who can't use hormonal contraception e.g. combined pill or contraceptive patch. It is suitable for adult women and teenagers.

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Changes to your next period
  • Headache
  • Feeling or being sick

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medications you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch. 

Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or envelopes. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for ellaOne

Take tablet as soon as possible, but no later than 120 hours (5 days) after sexual intercourse. 

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice.

No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Additional Information

EllaOne is more than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy if taken within 24 hours of unprotected sex, and is still effective if taken up to 120 hours (5 days) after.

EllaOne may not be suitable for women who are overweight, have liver disease, or are taking certain other medications.

If you think you may have been exposed to the risk of pregnancy, talk to your doctor or pharmacist about whether EllaOne is right for you.

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Complete a Quick & Free Online Consultation

This is a quick process and should only take 1 - 2 minutes. All of your answers are confidential, and just like a GP consultation, you will know what treatment is most suitable for you instantly upon completion.

Place Your Order

Once you have completed the quick online form, select the treatment option most suitable to you and checkout securely.

Express Next Day Delivery

We will dispatch your order using our express next-day courier service from our pharmacy partners across the UK. You will receive your treatment discreetly to the comfort of your home/ selected address. 

Can you still get pregnant if you take ellaOne?

If you have unprotected sex after taking ellaOne, there is a small chance that you could become pregnant. ellaOne is more than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy if taken within 5 days of unprotected sex. However, no birth control method is 100% effective.

How effective is the ellaOne pill?

The ellaOne pill is more than 99% effective if taken within 5 days of unprotected sex. However, no birth control method is 100% effective. If you are worried about becoming pregnant, we recommend using a barrier method of contraception in addition to ellaOne.

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

How long does it take ellaOne to work?

ellaOne starts working immediately to prevent pregnancy. However, it is most effective if taken within 5 days of unprotected sex.

Can I use ellaOne after ovulation?

No. ellaOne is only effective if taken within 5 days of unprotected sex. Once ovulation has occurred, ellaOne will not be effective in preventing pregnancy.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

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