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No, if you take the patch off, you need to discard it and use a new one.

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Q: Can you reuse a birth control patch that you wore for less than one week?
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Is the birth control patch as effective as Depo-Provera?

No, the patch is less effective than the shot.

Do antibiotics affect the birth control patch?

The birth control patch has a failure rate of less than 1% when it is used correctly and consistently. The patch may not protect you from pregnancy if you are taking antibiotics or medications for fungal infections or seizures.

Can you bleed after removing the birth control patch early?

If you stop the birth control, you may have bleeding even if your last period was less than a month ago.

What if you change the birth control patch less than one day late?

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Who uses the birth control patch?

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What will happen if you wear a birth control patch while your period on?

You'll lower your risk of pregnancy. You may have less menstrual flow than usual. You should continue to wear the patch as scheduled, regardless of bleeding.

Does Topamax affect birth control?

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Do vaccinations affect birth control?

There are no methods of birth control that are made less reliable by taking an immunization.

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