Ortho Evra

Active Ingredient(s): Ethinyl Estradiol + Norelgestromin
FDA Approved: * November 20, 2001
Category: Women's Health / Fertility

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Ortho Evra Overview

Norelgestromin, or norelgestromine, sold under the brand names Evra and Ortho Evra among others, is a progestin medication which is used as a method of birth control for women.[5][6][7] The medication is available in combination with an estrogen and is not available alone.[5] It is used as a patch that is applied to the skin.[6][7] Side effects of the combination of an estrogen and norelgestromin include menstrual irregularities, headaches, nausea, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, mood chan...

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ortho evra and bleeding 10 days before period

I am bleeding 9-10 days before period starts. The bleeding is brown, sometimes brown dry spotting or is brown and wet. It is light to medium bleeding. Enough to use a pantyliner. I get achy type of PMS pain and my ovary areas feel sensitive. I feel slightly fatigued. So it is similar PMS pain but to a lesser extent. This bleeding lasts about 1-3 days. What hormones of mine are off? Does ortho evra patch the reason for this? My real period comes on time, regular cycle of 28 days and lasts 4 days. Last few months, the period was also a brown color and sometimes black clots. Is this normal? How can I see red fresh blood again? ## Yes, it is most likely due to the patch. How long have you been using it? It just might not be the right contraceptive for you to use. Have you contacted your doc...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ethinyl Estradiol + Norelgestromin
  • Film, Extended Release: 0.02mg/24hr + 0.15mg/24hr, 0.035mg/24hr + 0.15mg/24hr, 0.75mg + 6mg, 20mcg/24hr + 150mcg/24hr
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ortho Evra: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50458-192 Ortho Evra Transdermal Patch, Extended Release by Janssen Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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