Contraceptive patch
Hormonal method


  • Highly effective when used as directed
  • Easy to apply and remove
  • Does not require daily attention
  • Allows sexual spontaneity and doesn’t interrupt sex


  • Visible and may come loose or fall off
  • Requires keeping track of the number of weeks used
  • May cause some itching and redness at the application site
  • May cause some people to suffer headaches, mood swings, and weight gain
  • May disrupt menstruation
  • It is rare, but some women may suffer blood clots, heart attacks and strokes
  • Does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

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