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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Ortho Evra

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How long before i take my patch off if i'm trying to conceive?I'm on the ortho evra patch also is it possible i can't have kids because of the patch

How long before i take my patch off if i'm trying to conceive?I'm on the ortho evra patch also is it possible i can't have kids because of the patch

Ready next month: The patch is the same as birth control pills. Once you stop it you should start ovulating again the next month. Some believe that it is best to have one month off any hormonal contraceptive before attempting pregnancy but it is not required. The patch should have no negative effect on you getting pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ortho evra birth control pills?

What are the side effects of ortho evra birth control pills?

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. ...Read more

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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

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Having weird side effects to the ortho evra patch birth control. Should i stop taking it?

Having weird side effects to the ortho evra patch birth control. Should i stop taking it?

Please call the doc: Who put u on the patch and ask your doc whether it is before or after office hours, just like my pts call me, if u were my pt i would tell you to stop, but if were my pt and u are really 42 yrs old i would never have u on that method as that method has way too much hormone it it esp for someone in their 40s , increased chance of blood clot, u should be on lowest dose your body will tolerate. ...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