EVRA® patch should be applied once a week for 3 weeks and stop for 1 week. Your menses should begin during the 7-day patch free period. Even if your menses is still ongoing, subsequent pack is to be started after the 7-day patch free period has elapsed.
A barrier method of contraception e.g. condoms, is recommended for the first 7 days the first time you begin using EVRA® patch.
For the first pack of EVRA® patch, apply the first patch on the ____ day of your menses. Wear the patch for 7 days.
The day you apply your first patch will be Day 1.
Your “Patch Change Day” will be on this day of the week every week.
Only wear one patch at a time. Do not cut or tamper the patch.
How to use EVRA patch:
If you forget to change your patch for one to two days (up to 48 hours):
If you forget to change your patch for more than two days (48 hours or more):
If you forget to take off your patch (at Week 4):
If you forget to take off your patch (after Week 4):
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