Do not fold the patch or touch the patch repeatedly as exerting pressure may possibly cause the medicine to ooze out at the edge. Wash hands thoroughly after handling the patch and also the area of skin where the patch has been.
Prior to disposal, fold the used patch into half such that the adhesive sides stick together. This step prevents any person who happens to pick up the used patch from re-using it again.
What should I do if the patch falls off?
If the patch becomes loose, lifts at the edges or falls off, try to put it on again. You may secure the patch with an adhesive dressing (e.g. adhesive cover, TegadermTM).
Put on a new patch immediately, if:
After putting on the new patch, you now have a new "Patch Change Day" and new Day 1.