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No, there isn’t an abortion pill that you can get over-the-counter. Depending on the state you live in, you can get the abortion pill from Planned Parenthood health centers or other abortion providers. In some states, you can do your visit online (AKA telehealth) and get your abortion pills mailed to you or pick them up at a local pharmacy. Read more about how to get abortion pills.

Some people confuse abortion pills with morning-after pills, but they’re very different. Abortion pills end a pregnancy. The morning-after pill PREVENTS pregnancy before it happens. You need a prescription from a nurse or doctor to get abortion pills. But you can  buy most brands of morning-after pills over the counter at pharmacies and drugstores without a prescription. Read more about the difference between abortion pills and morning-after pills.

If you’re looking for places to get abortion pills, beware of “crisis pregnancy centers.” These are places that seem like normal medical centers, but they don't provide trustworthy or medically accurate abortion care or resources. Instead, they're run by people who want to scare or shame people out of getting an abortion. They will give you false or misleading information about pregnancy, abortion, and birth control, and they usually don't have to follow privacy laws to keep your information private. For a trustworthy abortion provider, contact your nearest Planned Parenthood health center or AbortionFinder.org to help you find one closest to you .

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