Dosing Information about Ortho Evra
The first dose of the Ortho Evra birth control patch is applying one patch over the skin of the buttocks, abdomen, upper or outer arm every single week. You will have to continue apply 1 patch every week for around 3 weeks, which is a total of 21 days and then not apply the patch in the 4th week, which will be when you will have your period.
Women who are breastfeeding should not use the Ortho Evra patch, since it can harm the baby. Therefore if you are breastfeeding your child or have given birth recently, donít use the Ortho Evra birth control patch.