Patch User Guide
This one-page fact sheet uses a question and answer format to educate people about how to use the patch. It explains how the patch works, and outlines the two ways to start using it. It discusses how long the patch lasts, when to put on a new one, and what to do if it comes off or if you forget to change it after seven days. Advice on what to do if you stop using the patch and have unprotected sex, use of emergency contraception (EC), benefits, and risks is provided. The document clarifies that the patch does not protect from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) or HIV, and advises condom use.
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