A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
Also Known as Evra
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Ortho Evra (Evra in UK)
The Ortho Evra patch is a contraceptive patch used for the prevention of unwanted pregnancy in women. It prevents pregnancy by the diversion of ovulation (discharge of egg from an ovary) during the menstrual cycle. It is created with 2 female hormones, ethinylestradiol (estrogen) and norelgestromin (progestin). Ortho Evra birth control patch is proven to be effective for the prevention of pregnancy, compared to those collective contraceptive pills.
You can buy Ortho Evra patch from Canada Pharmacy and have it delivered to your doorstep.
Use Ortho Evra birth control patch exactly as suggested by your medical consultant. For further information, read the guidelines given on your prescription packaging label.
Apply Ortho Evra patch to clean, hairless, dry area on skin:
Apply it to the area that will not be disturbed by clothing.
Do not apply the Ortho Evra patch on:
Avoid using oils, creams, makeup or powders where you will stick the patch, as it may not stick.
Apply Ortho Evra patch on the first day of your period. Wear the patch for 3 weeks consecutively; then do not wear it on the 4th week. You must get your period during this stage. After not wearing Ortho Evra patch for 7 days, apply a fresh one. Do not exceed more than 7 days without your patch, as this can increase chances of getting pregnant.
Each Ortho Evra patch consists of the active ingredients:
Before using this patch do check with your doctor first.
Ortho Evra patch is not for you if:
Some of the adverse reactions of Ortho Evra birth control patch are: