Xulane Coupon - Xulane 3 patches of 150mcg/35mcg package
ETHINYL ESTRADIOL;NORELGESTROMIN (ETH in il es tra DYE ole; nor el JES troe min) skin patch is used as a contraceptive (birth control method). This medicine combines two types of female hormones, an estrogen and a progestin. This patch is used to prevent ovulation and pregnancy. Compare estrogen / progestin combinations.
Xulane Coupon - Xulane 3 patches of 150mcg/35mcg package

Xulane Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You will need a regular breast and pelvic exam and Pap smear while on this medicine.

Use an additional method of contraception during the first cycle that you use this patch.

If you have any reason to think you are pregnant, stop using this medicine right away and contact your doctor or health care professional.

If you are using this medicine for hormone related problems, it may take several cycles of use to see improvement in your condition.

Smoking increases the risk of getting a blood clot or having a stroke while you are using hormonal birth control, especially if you are more than 35 years old. You are strongly advised not to smoke.

This medicine can make your body retain fluid, making your fingers, hands, or ankles swell. Your blood pressure can go up. Contact your doctor or health care professional if you feel you are retaining fluid.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.

If you wear contact lenses and notice visual changes, or if the lenses begin to feel uncomfortable, consult your eye care specialist.

In some women, tenderness, swelling, or minor bleeding of the gums may occur. Notify your dentist if this happens. Brushing and flossing your teeth regularly may help limit this. See your dentist regularly and inform your dentist of the medicines you are taking.

If you are going to have elective surgery or a MRI, you may need to stop using this medicine before the surgery or MRI. Consult your health care professional for advice.

This medicine does not protect you against HIV infection (AIDS) or any other sexually transmitted diseases.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Body aches or pain



difficulty with breathing

ear congestion



loss of voice

nasal congestion

runny nose


sore throat

unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known


changes in skin color

chest pain or discomfort


dark urine



eye pain


inability to speak


lack or loss of appetite

light-colored stools



numbness in the hands

pain in the abdomen or stomach

pain in the chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves

pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck

pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg

pounding in the ears



slow or fast heartbeat

slurred speech

sudden headache

sudden loss of coordination

sudden, severe weakness or numbness in the arm or leg on one side of the body

sudden, unexplained shortness of breath


swelling, pain, or tenderness in the upper abdominal or stomach area

temporary blindness

unpleasant breath odor

vision changes

vomiting of blood

yellow eyes or skin

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Unusual vaginal bleeding in women


Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Burning, itching, or redness of the skin

menstrual cramps

pain, soreness, swelling, or discharge from the breast or breasts

swelling or soreness at the patch site

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach cramps or bloating

absent, missed, or irregular menstrual periods

bloody vaginal discharge

brown, blotchy spots on exposed skin

change in amount of vaginal discharge

change in menstrual flow

decreased amount of breast milk


dry mouth

feeling sad or empty

increase or decrease in weight

increased hunger or thirst

increased urination


itching of the vagina or outside of the genitals

light vaginal bleeding between periods and after sexual intercourse

loss of interest or pleasure

pain during sexual intercourse

stopping of menstrual bleeding


thick, white curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor

trouble concentrating

trouble sleeping

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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