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Long Term Effects Of Ortho Evra
Hiw long will the effects of the ortho evra patch go away once your off the patch ?Also will you have irregular periods?
7 days: About 7 days.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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
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
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