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What You Need to Know About the Birth Control Patch

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using the birth control patch if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With the Birth Control Patch to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

Dosing Information for the Birth Control Patch

There is only one standard dose of the birth control patch, regardless of age, weight, or medical conditions. However, keep in mind that the birth control patch is less effective in women who weigh 198 pounds or more.
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Birth Control Patch Dosing for more information.)
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