Patients using OCs may miss more pills than you realize1
In a study of patients using OCs:
of young women (ages 18-31)
missed an average of
3 or more pills
*A randomized controlled trial (N=82) tracked OC dosing for 3 months by electronic and wireless data collection.
During the study period, half the participants (n=41) received a daily reminder text message.
A patient using OC's typically takes2
Once-daily pills over 5 years†
Intrauterine device (IUD) insertion
†Example of Nordette®-28 tablets over 5 years.