The patch is a thin, beige, plastic that sticks to the skin.
~The patch works by releases hormones, chemicals made in our bodies, controls how different parts of our body works. The patch has the same as the pill, estrogen and progestin.
~It is 92-99% of working well. Apply a new patch once a week for three weeks and the fourth week no patch.To get a patch there has to be a prescription needed from a planned parenthood health center, another health center, or a private health care provider. You have to discuss your medical history check your blood pressure and another medical exam needed for the cost of $0-$200.
*Safe , simple and convenient.
*Make period regular lighter and shorter.
*Can become pregnant easily after removing the patch.
*works just like the pill and protects from acne, bad menstrual cramps, bone thinning, breast growths that are not cancer.
*Bleeding between periods
*Nausea and vomiting
*May change sexual disadvantages
-Serious side effects, they most serious may be fatal.
*Blood clot in legs, lungs, heart or brain
*These hormones in birth control has little effect on the risk of developing breast cancer.
~How effective is birth control patch:
*Works best when it is always placed on the skin on time.
*That keeps the correct level of hormone in a woman's body.
*Less than 1 out of 100 women will get pregnant each year if they ALWAYS use Ortho Evra as directed.
*About 9 out of 100 women will get pregnant each year if they don't always use Ortho Evra as directed.