TITLE

The Evra (ethinyl estradiol/norelgestromin) contraceptive patch: estrogen exposure concerns

AUTHOR(S)
Wooltorton, Eric
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/17/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p164
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents clinical information on the Evra contraceptive transdermal patch for women. It is noted that such transdermal delivery system is intended to avoid gastrointestinal and hepatic first-pass metabolism of the contraceptive hormones. The side effects of the medication are compared to the effects of oral contraceptives.
ACCESSION #
19383910

 

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