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Ortho evra side effects?

Ortho evra side effects?

Birth control effect: Side effects are same as most all ocp's in risk of increase bp, stroke, clots irregular bleeding....As well as others. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

An abnormal condition where the lining tissue of the uterus, is located outside the uterus. The displaced tissue, just like the tissue lining the uterus, bleeds during each menstrual cycle. Endometriosis can be very painful, and can result ...Read more


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What to do if I have the ortho evra (patch)?

What to do if I have the ortho evra (patch)?

Still okay: Talk to your ob/gyn. This is still considered an acceptable form of birth control, but concerns regarding its increased estrogen levels may make other forms of birth control safer in your case. ...Read more

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Does the ortho evra patch need to be changed at the same time every week or just the same day?

Does the ortho evra patch need to be changed at the same time every week or just the same day?

Same day: Any time during the day the change is due would be ok. There is enough reserve in the patch that even 10 or 12 hours difference would not matter. ...Read more

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I'm on the ortho evra patch is there a chance when i get off the patch i can't have kids after that?

I'm on the ortho evra patch is there a chance when i get off the patch i can't have kids after that?

You will have kids: Once the effect of patch is gone you will be fertile, and can get pregnant. ...Read more

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What if I started using ortho evra 2 early?

What if I started using ortho evra 2 early?

Backup: If you start a method too early then it will likely cause some breakthrough bleeding. I always recommend a back up form of contraception. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate while you're on the ortho evra patch?

Can you ovulate while you're on the ortho evra patch?

Yes: Actually many women on birth control of all kinds ovulate. The major mechanism by which hormonal contraception works is its effect on the uterus. So yes you may ovulate but the uterus does not allow implantation. ...Read more

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Is taking the Plan B after being on the ortho evra patch generally considered safe?

Is taking the Plan B after being on the ortho evra patch generally considered safe?

Yes: You can take the Plan B while on bcp but if you are using the patch correctly you might not need the plan b. ...Read more

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I have never been a person to suffer from headaches but every time I stop/restart ortho evra patches, I get horrible headaches. Is this uncommon?

I have never been a person to suffer from headaches but every time I stop/restart ortho evra patches, I get horrible headaches. Is this uncommon?

Somewhat uncommon: But not too far-fetched. hormonal fluctuations Are known to be associated with headaches. you seem to experience these hormonal swings whenever you go on or off the ortho evra patch. Have you tried the nuva ring or an intrauterine device? ...Read more

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Am i supposed to have two periods back to back on the ortho evra?

Am i supposed to have two periods back to back on the ortho evra?

No one period per: Month and if you are really 48 yrs old that is the last form of birth control you should be on, as it has way too much hormone in it and and at age 48 increases your chances for blood clot etc if you want hormone birth control i rec loloestrin only 10 mcg estrogen the evra has equivalent of at least 4x that much, and u could also get essure tubal, takes 5 minutes in my office no cutting. ...Read more

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Is you use ortho evra, can you force your period to come a week early?

Is you use ortho evra, can you force your period to come a week early?

Withdrawal bleeding: When someone is on hormonal birth control and stops taking the medication early (pills, patch), there will be a withdrawal bleeding. ...Read more

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How common is it to not have a regualr period after stopping the ortho evra patch?

How common is it to not have a regualr period after stopping the ortho evra patch?

Not normal.: If your periods were irregular before starting on the patches, then they will most often go back to being abnormal once the patches or birth control is stopped. It can take 4-6 weeks after stopping birth control for your body's hormones to get 'back on track'. If menses don't start again after 6 weeks, you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm on the ortho evra patch is there any way I can felt a period that's already started?

I'm on the ortho evra patch is there any way I can felt a period that's already started?

Continuous Therapy: You can try to stop your period by placing the new patch on early (no break between cycles). You can also adjust when you are going to get your period by removing the patch early. DO NOT LEAVE MORE THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BETWEEN PATCHES!!!! ...Read more

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I want to know all the detail how to use ortho evra patch. My name tiffany hilliard i was borning in richmond, ca iam 20 years old my date of birth is june 11, 1991

I want to know all the detail how to use ortho evra patch. My name tiffany hilliard i was borning in richmond, ca iam 20 years old my date of birth is june 11, 1991

ORTHOEVRA : Orthoevra patch is a convenient form of contraception. If your blood pressure is normal and you do not have medical problems, i recommend it.There is evidenc that the estrogen level is slightly than the usual low dose birth control pills, but this is not a concerning with you. ...Read more

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I'm on birth control, ortho evra help please assist?

I'm on birth control, ortho evra help please assist?

?: Many of us would like to help, but you have not asked a question. Please try again: what do you want to know? ...Read more