A 42-year-old member asked:
What are the side effects of ortho evra birth control pills?
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Dr. Paula Hillard answered
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vera is a patch : Most women who take birth control pills or patch have no side effects, but the most common side effect in the first 1-3 months is irregular, unpredictable bleeding that gets better over time. Other possible side effects include breast tenderness, nausea, mood changes, headaches. One serious potential risk, although rare, is an increased risk of blood clots in your legs or traveling to your lungs.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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