Ortho Evra is a contraceptive (birth control) skin patch used to prevent pregnancy. It is a combination hormonal contraceptive because it contains two hormones, estrogen and progestin. It does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases.

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... ETHINYL ESTRADIOL/NORELGESTROMIN (Ortho Evra™) is a skin patch that is effective as a contraceptive (birth control). This product combines natural or synthetic estrogens and progestins, similar to the natural sex hormones (estrogen and progesterone) produced in a woman''s body. Ethinyl estradiol is an estrogen and norelgestromin is a progestin. This patch keeps you from becoming pregnant by delivering continuous levels of these hormones through the skin and into the bloodstream. This patch can also help regulate menstrual flow, treat acne or may be used for other hormone-related problems in females. A generic birth control patch is not available. ...
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Ortho Evra Consumer Information
... Ortho Evra is a contraceptive (birth control) skin patch used to prevent pregnancy. It is a combination hormonal contraceptive because it contains two hormones, estrogen and progestin. It does not pro...
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  • Ortho Evra Consumer Information
    ... Ortho Evra is a contraceptive (birth control) skin patch used to prevent pregnancy. It is a combination hormonal contraceptive because it contains two hormones, estrogen and progestin. It does not pro...