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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ortho Evra transdermal.

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103 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
12/29/2012 1:26:37 PM

Reviewer: Unimpressed!, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this form of BC for almost 4 weeks now. My insurance did not cover the cost of this so I had to pay out of pocket. I have been nausous since the first patch which I was willing to deal with because it wasn't very extreme. However, at the beginning of the 3rd week, I began to vomit randomly due to the hormone. Also, during the 3rd week, I broke out into a rash around the patch si ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/5/2012 11:59:56 PM

Reviewer: brimarie, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on the patch for 3 weeks now. No big complaints except for strong random menstrual cramps...when im not having a period or even spotting. hopefuly this dies down after a few more weeks.

Condition: Birth Control
10/3/2012 2:04:41 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
A lot of other websites talk about how "dangerous" this drug is, due to the possibility of blood clots. If any of them actually asked their doctors about it, they would have been told, ANY BIRTH CONTROL, has the potential of giving blood clots, not one is more dangerous than another. I absolutley loved Ortho Evra. My breast grew a cup size, i was eating less, beautiful skin, shorter peri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/13/2012 2:59:44 AM

Reviewer: Mary, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I cant say its a safe med, it triggered my blood pressure to go up after 2 months. Plus most insurance does not cover for it, u have to pay the max co pay.

Condition: Birth Control
6/22/2012 1:53:13 PM

Reviewer: ASquared, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I used the patch for 6 months. The first couple months were fine and did not notice any changes in my weight or moods. I've decided to switch methods because my skin is starting to reject the strong adhesive of the patch. The patch has become super itchy and leaves nasty marks on my skin that don't heal very quickly. I wish my skin didn't start reacting to the patch, otherwise I&# ... Show Full Comment

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