How long has the birth control patch been around?

Answer The Ortho Evra contraceptive birth control patch, manufactured by Ortho Women's Health & Urology, was approved by the FDA for use in the prevention of unwanted pregnancies in May of 2002.Source:Med... Read More »

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How long does it take for the birth control patch to work?

The birth control patch, or Ortho Evra, takes effect after a week of use, so those who use the patch should use another form of contraception during the first week to prevent an unwanted pregnancy.... Read More »

What is the birth control patch?

Birth control is used to prevent pregnancy in sexually active women. There are several highly effective methods, including barrier, lifestyle and hormonal methods. The Patch is a form of hormonal b... Read More »

What is the patch for birth control?

The birth control patch, or Ortho Evra, is a transdermal (meaning "through the skin") contraceptive method, which supplies the body with hormones that prevent pregnancy. Much like other skin patche... Read More »

What is a birth control patch?

The birth control patch is a hormone-based contraception method that is a safe alternative for women who aren't interested in a daily pill. When you know more about the patch, you can decide if it'... Read More »