whether they should stop using the Ortho Evra contraceptive patch

Women are asking whether they should stop using the Ortho Evra contraceptive patch.

This is due to the new warning that Ortho Evra exposes women to 60% more estrogen than 35 mcg birth control pills.

Oral contraceptive pills actually provide higher PEAK levels...but the patch provides a higher OVERALL estrogen level.

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