ELLA (Ulipristal) Factsheet

  • ella requires a prescription. (Other kinds of emergency contraceptive pills are available without a prescription.)
  • You can visit one of the following clinics for a prescription, or they may have ella in stock to pick up:
  • You can also buy ella online. Order now
  • If you already have a prescription written for ella, the following pharmacies should have the medication in stock:
Pharmacy NameAddressPhone Number
Daniel's Pharmacy;943 Geneva Ave.415-584-2210
Safeway-Webster1335 Webster St. 415-921-5502
Target-Masonic & Geary2675 Geary St.415-796-5280
Walgreens-16th St. & Mission1979 Mission St.415-558-8749
Walgreens-23rd St. & Mission2690 Mission St415-285-1576
Walgreens-24th St. & Potrero1189 Potrero Ave415-647-1397
Walgreens-30th St & Mission3398 Mission St.415-824-6886
Walgreens-Castro 498 Castro St.415-861-3136
Walgreens-Cesar Chavez3400 Cesar Chavez415-285-0802
Walgreens-Evans St3801 3rd St.415-285-8773
Walgreens-San Bruno2494 San Bruno Ave.415-468-4274
Walgreens-Van Ness1496 Market St.415-626-9972
Walgreens-Williams5300 3rd St.415-671-0841
ZSFG Pharmacy1001 Potrero Ave.415-206-8107
  1. Afaxys, Inc. (2016, August). FAQ. From http://www.ellanow.com/
  2. Ella-KwikMed. (2017). https://www.ella-kwikmed.com/
  3. Glasier, A.F. et al. (2010, February 13). Ulipristal acetate versus levonorgesterel for emergency contraception: a randomized non-inferiority trial and meta-analysis. Lancet 375(9714), pp. 555-62. Abstract at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20116841/
  4. Office of Population Research & Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. (2016). Answers to frequently asked questions about effectiveness. From http://ec.princeton.edu/questions/eceffect.html
  5. ella important safety information. (2015, March). https://www.ellanow.com/hcp/pdf/_ella-ISI-professional.pdf