Product Description of the Nuva Ring:
How to the Nuva Ring:
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Cost of the Nuva Ring:
Where to Get the Nuva Ring:
Side Effects of the Nuva Ring:
- Weight gain or loss
- Changes in mood
- Increased vaginal discharge, and vaginal irritation or infection
Things to Watch Out for with the Nuva Ring:
- As with the pill, some medicines can reduce its effectiveness.
- Unopened packages cannot be exposed to high temperatures.
- The ring does not from STDs, including HIV.
- Check the expiration date on the package before using the ring.
- If it slips out it must be replaced within three hours
- Is left in for more than 3 weeks it will no longer be effective
Going Off the Nuva Ring:
While many health care practitioners say that with hormone based contraception people should try it for at least three months, if something is not working for you it is recommended that you speak to your doctor.
Who Should Not Use the Nuva Ring:
Contraception Information on About.com:
The following information is compiled from a variety of sources, including the CDC, information from drug manufacturers, Planned Parenthood, and Family Health International.
We strive to keep this information up to date, but new studies and information about side effects and effectiveness may not be reflected immediately in this information. This should be used as a guide only, and a health care professional should be consulted when considering a new or changed contraceptive method.