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My girlfriend wants to get some birth controll pills, are they by perscription in Russia as they are in the states?
Dear Inventor,
Thank you for your inquiry. In some cases, if someone knows the Russian equivalent of a birth control pill that is currently taken, these can be bought at some pharmacies without prescription. From a western medical perspective, we do not recommend simply going to a pharmacy to birth control pills especially if they are a first start. Birth control pills are a medication that requires monitoring, and can have potential harmful sideffects if given to the wrong patient. For this reason, she should have a proper initial exam first before starting them. We hope this information is helpful to you.
Lynn Stadnyk
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