The Contraceptive Patch
Acts in a similar way to the pill. Releases a combination of estrogen and progesterone through the skin. The Food and Drug Administration has cautioned women that the patch carries a higher risk of blood clots than birth control pills.
CALL 911 OR CONTACT YOUR HEALTH PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF:
You experience any of the following: Shortness of breath; sudden abdominal, arm, or chest pain; severe headache; sudden vision changes (blurred or seeing double); skin or eye jaundice; depression; leg pain or swelling.