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Forget to use evra patch

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: December 18, 2020 5:24 AM
Anonymous 17 months

I am 28yrs old a mom for 2 kids. I am using evra patch. I used it for 3 week, and the 4th week is a patch free week. But now i forget to start using the another 1st patch at the 5th week. Should i just started to use it at the 6th week?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 17 months
General Practitioner

Good day! Thank you for contacting us.

We understand your concern regarding your missed contraception. For your information, if you missed your first patch after the patch free week:

  1. Apply a new patch as soon as possible
  2. Keep the same patch change day
  3. Finish the cycle of patches and start a new cycle of patches without a patch-free week
  4. Consider using additional or backup birth control method, for example 7 days of contraception pills

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Family planning is vital to maintain the well-being of your family. Talk to a specialist to discuss what’s best for you.

If you are still confused and have doubts, we suggest you to talk with a doctor for another method of contraception. Alternatively, you may talk to our doctors by contacting us at (DoctorOnCall). Thank you.


Last Updated: Fri Dec 18 2020 05:24:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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