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EVRA patches are an alternative contraceptive, which are applied directly on the skin.

Evra Patches

 

What is EVRA?

EVRA is an alternative method of contraception. It is a small patch which is applied directly on the skin which releases the two hormones; ethinylestradiol and norelestromin. As it contains two hormones, EVRA is called a combined hormonal contraceptive. This medication is individually wrapped in foil-lined sachet. There are several advantages of this contraceptive method, and is especially recommended for those who may forget to take their pill daily, or cannot swallow pills. Furthermore, the hormones are travelling though the skin, rather than the stomach; and so nausea, which is one of the main side effects of the contraceptive pill, will not occur with these patches.

Effectiveness

EVRA patches are immediately effective, once you use them, and provided they are stuck onto the body on the first day your period begins. To improve the efficacy of the patches, they must be placed on the skin in the correct way; as advised on the patient information leaflet.

How to Use Evra Patches

EVRA patches are small adhesive patches which should be stuck directly onto the skin, on a clean, dry, and hairless area, for optimum absorption. Patch should be place on intact healthy skin on the buttock, abdomen, upper outer arm or upper torso, in a place where it will not be rubbed by tight clothing

One patch must be applied, once weekly for three weeks. The first patch is to be applied on the first day of cycle, and should be changed on day 8 and day 15 of menstrual cycle. The third patch should be removed on day 22, with a 7-day patch-free interval to start subsequent contraceptive cycle.

If a patch is partly detached for less than 24 hours, then you may reapply a new patch immediately onto the same site. However, if it has been detached for over 24 hours, then the current contraceptive cycle must be stopped and restarted with a new patch applied; therefore a new Day 1, will commence. You, however, will not be completely protected during the first week of your new cycle and so additional contraceptive methods are advised, such as using a condom. It is advised to contact your doctor, family planning nurse or pharmacist for further advice, as they may recommend you to use emergency contraception.

EVRA Side Effects

Common side effects of this medication are headache, nausea and breast tenderness. Read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.

Reviews for Evra Patches

100% of customers liked this medication (4 reviews)

Date Rating Comment
19-Jul-2018 Easy to use. Never forget
31-Mar-2018 Fantastic service. Product as expected.
02-Dec-2017 Arrived the next day without any hassle. Great packaging! overall 5 star experience.
17-Nov-2017 Have used the product before , never had any issues . The description on the website was very helpful and honest .

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Prices

Medication Quantity Price
Evra Patches 9 £34.99
Evra Patches 18 £54.99

Patient Information

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment. The patient information can be found here .

Evra Patches is rated 10 / 10 based on 4 independent customer reviews taken by Feefo.
Product Rating:
4 reviews

Estimated delivery

Order in the next to receive your order on the following days:

Wednesday 22 Aug by 12:00PM with DPD Next Day

Wednesday 22 Aug by 10:30AM with DPD Next Day by 10:30

Wednesday 22 Aug - Friday 24 Aug with Royal Mail Signed For™

Wednesday 22 Aug with Royal Mail Special Delivery™

Wednesday 22 Aug with UPS Next Day Local Collection

Public holidays are coming up soon on the following dates, so this may cause delays with the postal carrier delivering your package:

  • Monday 27 August 2018

Please ensure you place your order in advance of the aforementioned dates. If you have any questions please contact the Patient Support Team at help@expresspharmacy.co.uk

* Please note that delivery estimates don't take public holidays into account, so your delivery may be later if there is a public holiday between today and your estimated delivery date.

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