Contraceptive patch

What is Contraceptive patch?

A contraceptive patch is a transdermal patch applied to the skin that releases synthetic estrogen and progestin hormones to prevent pregnancy. It works primarily by preventing ovulation. A secondary mechanism of action is inhibition of sperm penetration by changes in the cervical mucus.

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Hello, I am realy worried, I m taking evra patch every Tuesday. last week was my free patch week. last night i supposed to put my patch on but i...

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since you had your period, it sounds like you are safe now, and you should just continue with the patche as usual. in general though, you do need...

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Hi. I started using the ortho evra bc patch two months ago, but it fell off early and i am having nausea with some vomiting all day every day for...

doctor1 MD

these symptoms could indicate hormonal dysfunction as well as pregnancy. Since you said, that the patch fell off early, there could be a chance...

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