Evra patch



The Evra patch is a combined hormonal contraceptive method containing oestrogen and progestogen. It is a thin beige plaster, made of three layers of plastic, which is stuck to the skin and changed weekly. It is a good option if you want to stick something on and forget about it for a week. It can help to control bleeding as well as alleviate nausea as you don't have to take it orally. The progestogen in the patch is changed by the body into the progestogen found in popular combined pills like Microgynon and Rigevidon. The risk of blood clots with the patch may be slightly higher when compared to other combined methods.

What is in the Evra patch?

High oestrogen
Androgenic progestogen




93% - 99+%

Blood clot risk


Effect on fertility



Where should I put the Evra patch?

Does the Evra patch cause weight gain as a side effect?

How soon can I get pregnant after the Evra patch?

My Evra patch came off - will I get pregnant?

Does the Evra patch cause acne?

Can I buy the Evra patch online?

Detailed information

How the Evra patch works:

How to use the Evra patch:

How safe is the Evra patch:

Don’t keep it on the DL.Put it on the LD.

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