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19 Feb 2004

Birth Control Patch
Hi Gynaedoc

Do you know if the birth control patch is available in South Africa? I have a friend in the States who uses it and says it works great with hardly any side effects. It seems like a good alternative to the pill but I'm not sure where to find it and if it is available locally?

The one she uses is called Ortho Evra. It is a small bandage thing that you stick on yourself and it transfers contraceptive hormones to your body. You change it once a week.

Thanks,
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

As far as I know, this is not yet available in SA.

Best wishes
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