An evra transdermal patch is a small contraceptive sticky patch worn on the skin to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Buy online and collect from your nearest lloydspharmacy. Leaflet and booklet downloads for professionals fpa. The patch steadily releases a small dose of synthetic hormones. Ortho evra is a contraceptive skin patch containing a combination of female hormones ethinyl estradiol and norelgestromin that prevent ovulation the release of an egg from an ovary. It is possible that the leaflet in your medicine pack may differ from this version because it may have been updated since your medicine was packaged. Evra is a brand name for the contraceptive patch thats available in the uk. Many of our leaflets and booklets are available to download in pdf format.
Ortho evra norelgestromin ethinyl estradiol transdermal. This patch contains combination hormone medication and is used to prevent pregnancy. One patch should be applied to the skin once a week, on the same day each week known as the change day, for three weeks. Using a weekly transdermal patch instead of a daily pill may help the woman to stick to using her contraception appropriately.
The patient information leaflet pil is the leaflet included in the pack with a medicine. Evra, innnorelgestrominethylestradiol european medicines agency. Ortho evra contraceptive patch contains 750 g ethinylestradiol an estrogen and 6000 g. The contraceptive patch is a small, thin, beige coloured patch, nearly 5cm x 5cm in size. Its a transdermal patch that continuously releases two hormones an oestrogen and a progestogen that are absorbed.
Estradiol ee following 3 consecutive cycles of ortho evra wear on the buttock. You stick it on your skin and it releases two hormones estrogen and progestogen. The contraceptive patch is a small sticky patch that releases hormones into your body through your skin to prevent pregnancy. An evra patch is a hormonal contraceptive patch that you apply to your skin and leave in place for 7 days before replacing it. Information leaflet which provides detailed information. Our range of contraceptive booklets answer commonly asked questions about every method of contraception available in the uk. Evra patches are designed to be used for three weeks out of every four. A contraceptive patch, also known as the patch, is a transdermal patch applied to the skin that. Its worth noting that the advice below may differ from that in the leaflet you get with evra patch. It is written for patients and gives information about taking or using a medicine.
Contraception contraceptive patch contraceptive patch evra the patch contains two hormones oestrogen and progestogen. This medicine also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus. This means that less than 1 woman in a 100 will get pregnant in a year. Evra patch contraception lloydspharmacy online doctor uk. Evra transdermal patch should be applied even if there has been no withdrawal. However, this leaflet is not a replacement for a careful discussion between. It releases a combination of synthetic progestogen and oestrogen hormones called norelgestromin ngmn and ethinylestradiol. Evra contraceptive patches ethinylestradiol and norelgestromin. Evra transdermal patch patient information leaflet pil emc. The evra patch is a contraceptive patch that is worn on the skin which is very safe and reliable. Evra is a transdermal patch version of the pill combined oral contraceptive tablet. Helping you choose the method of contraception thats best.115 795 686 105 961 580 151 61 1084 1350 466 16 478 796 15 1456 1337 375 361 677 876 1370 461 177 115 186 370 1374 545 1115 1497 506 293 711 415 157 1593 450 607 695 619 971 950 688 1070 757 1396 666