Published in Women's Health Weekly, December 29th, 2005
Most contraceptive products contain both a progestin and estrogen and are associated with certain common side effects, such as breast tenderness, bloating/weight gain and nausea. These side effects are believed to be related to the level of hormones delivered into the blood stream, particularly with higher levels of estrogen.
In recent years, treatment trends have moved towards lower hormone exposure. The Agile patch is designed to deliver levonorgestrel and ethinyl...
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