Proper Treatment With CombiPatch

When and How to Use This Drug

Some general considerations for when and how to use CombiPatch include the following:
 
  • CombiPatch comes as a skin patch. It is changed twice a week.
     
  • Apply the patch to an area of clean, dry skin on your lower abdomen (stomach).
     
  • Rotate the application sites so that you do not apply a patch to the same place twice in a row.
     
  • Try to avoid placing the patch right at your waistline, since your clothes may rub against the patch and loosen it.
     
  • If a little adhesive remains on your skin after removing a patch, a little lotion or body oil can help to remove it.
     
  • Dispose of an old patch by folding it in half and throwing it away, out of reach of children or pets. Do not flush it down the toilet.
     
  • For CombiPatch to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
     

Dosing Information

The dose of CombiPatch your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • How you respond to CombiPatch
  • Whether you prefer to have a regular monthly period or not
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click CombiPatch Dosage for more information.)
 
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