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Evra Patch - welzo
Evra Patch - welzo

Evra Patch

Evra Patch - welzo
Evra Patch - welzo
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Evra Patch is a prescription hormonal contraceptive controlling the amount of oestrogen and progestogen in the female...

Evra Patch is a prescription hormonal contraceptive controlling the amount of oestrogen and progestogen in the female body.

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Evra Patch as a Contraception

There are many types of contraceptive medications. A contraceptive patch, such as Evra, is a type of birth control that is adhered to the skin and can be over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy.

A contraceptive patch releases the daily dose of hormones into the body that will prevent the body from releasing an egg. The patch can release these hormones through the skin and into the bloodstream where they will then work to prevent an unwanted pregnancy.

What is the Evra Contraceptive Patch and how does it work?

The patch works the same as oral contraceptive pills. The hormones circulate in the bloodstream and then cause the lining of the cervix to thicken and the lining of the womb to thin, making it more difficult for a sperm cell to reach the egg.

Evra contains a type of the two sex hormones progesterone and oestrogen which makes it a combined hormonal contraceptive. These two ingredients are norelgestromin and ethinyl oestradiol and are released into the body in a daily dose.

Is the Evra Contraceptive Patch right for me?

If you are looking for an effective contraceptive, Evra may be right for you. However, it may not be suitable for you if you have the following:

  • If you have ever had a blood clot or are at risk of a blood clot
  • If you have severe heart, liver or kidney problems
  • If you need an operation or if you are off your feet for a long time
  • If you have high or low blood pressure
  • If you have ever had a migraine with an aura
  • If you are suspected of having cancer of the breast, womb, cervix or vagina
  • If you have unexplained bleeding from the vagina
  • If you are taking medication for hepatitis C
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects of Evra. However, these do not always occur and are mostly mild in nature. But if you experience any prolonged or worrying side effects of Evra, please discontinue the medication immediately and consult your doctor.

Common side effects include:

  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea
  • Headaches or migraines
  • Breast tenderness
  • Mood changes
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach ache or bloating
  • Acne, skin rash, skin itching or skin irritation
  • Muscle spasms
  • Changes in menstrual bleeding pattern
  • Problems where the patch has been on the skin
  • Feeling tired or generally unwell
  • Weight gain
  • Vaginal yeast infection (thrush)

Additional Information

The Evra Patch is a transdermal patch that has been developed to deliver oestradiol and norethindrone acetate, two hormones used in hormone therapy, through the skin. The Evra Patch is applied once a week and provides women with effective contraception and relief from menopausal symptoms. It is also one of the most affordable forms of hormone therapy available.

How to use Evra?

Always take Evra exactly as prescribed by your doctor or advised by the pharmacist. 

  • On weeks 1, 2 and 3, put on one patch and leave it on for exactly seven days
  • In week 4, do not put on a patch.
  • Apply your first patch during the first 24 hours of your period
  • Choose a place on your body to put the patch, this needs to be in a clean, dry and hairless area of skin, e.g. the buttock, abdomen, upper outer arm or upper back. Do not place the patch on your breasts.
  • Change your patch on the same day of each week.
  • Never go without wearing a patch for more than 7 days in a row
  • Only wear one patch at a time
  • Do not cut or tamper with the patch
  • Do not put the patch on skin that is red, irritated or cut
  • Press the patch down firmly until the edges stick well
  • Do not put a new patch on the same area of skin as the old patch
  • Check each day to make sure the patch has not fallen off
  • Read the instructions carefully
  • You must not use Evra if you are pregnant 
  • Do not use Evra while breast-feeding

Warnings and Precautions

Evra may not be safe if taken with other medication or recreational drugs. Please inform the prescriber if you are taking any of the listed medications.

DO NOT use Evra:

  • If you have ever had a blood clot or are at risk of a blood clot
  • If you have severe heart, liver or kidney problems
  • If you need an operation or if you are off your feet for a long time
  • If you have high or low blood pressure
  • If you have ever had a migraine with aura
  • If you are suspected of having cancer of the breast, womb, cervix or vagina
  • If you have unexplained bleeding from the vagina
  • If you are taking medication for hepatitis C

The above-listed warnings are not exhaustive, please consult a doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you have further questions on the use of this medication or potential interactions with other medicines.


Next Day Delivery Guarantee

All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.

Our Discreet Packaging Promise

We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

Product reviews

Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Can I get Evra Patch on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Evra Patch on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Evra Patch from the NHS.

Can you get Evra Patch over the counter?

No, you can’t get Evra Patch over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Evra Patch is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Evra Patch online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched.

Is Evra Patch safe?

If you have been prescribed Evra Patch then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Evra Patch then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Evra Patch?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Evra Patch from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Evra Patch, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Evra Patch from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Evra Patch, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Evra Patch from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Evra Patch, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Evra Patch take to work?

The time it takes for a Evra Patch to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Evra Patch may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Evra Patch?

The effectiveness of Evra Patch can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Evra Patch?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Evra Patch.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Evra Patch in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Evra Patch in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Evra Patch is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Are Evra Patch users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Evra Patch at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Evra Patch head over to drugs.com for further details.

Can I buy Evra Patch from an online pharmacy?

This is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Evra Patch cost?

The costs of Evra Patch are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as we do not sell Evra Patch.

Where do I put the Evra Patch?

The Evra Patch is usually worn on the upper arm, abdomen, buttock, or upper back. It can be worn on the upper outer arm, but not on the breasts.

How do Evra Patches work?

Evra Patches work by releasing hormones into the body that prevent pregnancy. The hormones in the patch stop ovulation (the release of an egg from the ovary). They also thicken the cervical mucus, which makes it more difficult for sperm to enter the uterus and fertilize an egg. The Evra Patch is more than 99% effective in preventing pregnancy.

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

Does the Evra Patch make you lose weight?

There is no evidence that the Evra Patch causes weight loss. Some women may experience weight gain while using the patch, due to fluid retention or other factors. If you are concerned about your weight, please contact your healthcare provider.

Does the Evra Patch stop your period?

The Evra Patch is a birth control patch that is worn on the skin. It releases hormones into the body that prevent pregnancy. The Evra Patch does not stop your period. However, some women may experience lighter bleeding or spotting while using the patch. If you have any concerns about your bleeding patterns, please contact your healthcare provider.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Elli Mclaird

I was pleasantly surprised by how quickly and effectively the product worked, and how long-lasting the effects were.

Moon Parlato

The Evra patch is a game changer. It's easy to use, comfortable to wear and most importantly, it's effective. I've had no side effects and it's so convenient compared to other methods. Highly recommend!