Levonorgestrel (e.g. Plan B, Contingency 1) is an emergency contraceptive pill that can be bought at any store with a pharmacy. It doesn’t need a prescription. It works best if taken in the first 24 hours after sex, but can be used up to 5 days.
Ulipristal acetate (e.g. Ella) is an emergency contraceptive pill that is available by prescription. It is equally effective up to 5 days after sex.
Copper IUD can be used as emergency contraception up to 7 days after sex. It is prescribed and inserted by a health care provider. It’s important to contact the clinic to find out if they offer this service.