Can I get emergency contraceptive pills even if I don't need it?

Yes. Your doctor should bring up emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) at your annual exam (when you have a Pap test). If your doctor does not talk about emergency contraception at your next exam, ask your doctor about it.

This answer is based on source information from The National Women's Health Information Center.

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