What is the work efficacy of Nuvaring?
Nuvaring works best when taken according to the correct protocols. The more sincerely you follow the guidelines the better is your prevention. Though the clinical studies conducted in the USA says that 1 out 100 women may get pregnant in their first year of usage of NuvaRing.
What are the ingredients that are present in this NuvaRing?
This vaginal ring is not made of natural rubber latex and it contains etonogestrel and ethinylestradiol as the active ingredient and Ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers (28 % and 9% vinyl acetate) and magnesium stearate as an inactive ingredient.
What is the chemical composition of Nuvaring?
The molecular formula of this vaginal ring is C42H52O4 (Ethinylestradiol/etonogestrel)
, and the molecular weight is 620.874/mol. This composition has a hydrogen bond donor count of 3 and a hydrogen bond acceptor count of 4.
How does NuvaRing work?
The ingredients present in nuvaring especially the two hormones estrogen and progesterone are slowly released in the body once the ring is inserted in the vagina. This hormone tricks the body and the cervical mucus gets thickened and it becomes difficult for the sperms to reach the eggs. Moreover, this vaginal ring stops the process of ovulation and the eggs are not formed. Devoid of eggs the fertilization cannot take place.
Who should refrain from using Nuvaring?
All those who smoke and are above the age of 35 should not buy Nuvaring online or over the counter for use but consult the doctor. You shouldn’t use this ring if you had any issues with a heart attack or stroke or you suffered from the problem of irregular and unexplained vaginal bleeding. Do not use this ring if you are suffering from an unusual blood clots problem or blood clots anywhere in your body. You should not suffer from the problem of liver tumors or liver disease. Do not use this ring if you are suffering from the problem of diabetes that has damaged the kidney, eye or nerve vessels. You shouldn’t use this ring if you have a problem with severe migraine or numbness.
How to use this NuvaRing?
This NuvaRing has a 4-week cycle that needs to be inserted for 3 weeks and requires to be taken out for one week. This one week you will have your periods and after one week you require to insert a new vaginal ring into your vagina. This vaginal ring needs to be inserted exactly at the same time, for example, if you insert your vaginal ring at 10 p.m then exactly after 21 days at 10 p.m you need to take this out similarly the new vaginal ring has to be inserted exactly after 7 days at 10 p.m.
If you are ordering NuvaRing for use then do not use vaginal diaphragm or female condoms as the ring will not allow you to position them well. This vaginal ring doesn’t react which tampons or spermicides vaginal yeast products.
You should not use more than one NuvaRing at a time.
Take the vaginal ring in two of your fingers and insert it inside as far as you can inside the vagina. Every time before having sex, you should make sure that the vaginal ring is inside your uterus.
What are the side-effects to be faced with using NuvaRing?
The greatest problem of using NuvaRing is that you can face blood clots which will be higher if your age is 35 or above or if you are a smoker. This blood clot is higher in women who are using birth control pills along with the NuvaRing. It is found in women who are using birth control pill desogestrel which is very similar to the type of progestin used in NuvaRing. Some serious blot clots are in legs also known as thrombosis, in lungs known as pulmonary embolism, or blot clots in eyes that result in loss of eyesight or blood clots in the heart that causes a stroke.
The other side-effects are feeling of nausea, vomiting, or dizziness or you can also face diarrhea, suffer from painful menstrual cycles, less desire for sex or clots during periods. You can also gain weight or suffer from vaginal discomfort.
Lesser side-effects are a high level of tri- glycerides or high cholesterol, high blood sugar and it becomes more problematic in women who are already suffering from diabetes. You can also see face blotching.
What will the periods be like?
You may notice blood spots when you are using the NuvaRing, or when you have removed the ring you can also face normal vaginal bleeding. These spotting normally occur during the starting weeks of using the Nuvaring or it may also occur in the latter days but it is common and it has nothing to worry about.
What are the chances of getting pregnant?
You can get pregnant if you have kept the ring outside your vagina for 3 hours during the 21 days, you can also get pregnant if you have kept the ring for 28 days as the efficacy of the ring finishes and there are high chances of your getting pregnant. You can also have a problem if you delay more than 7 days in inserting the ring inside you.
What if one wishes to get pregnant?
If you wish to conceive then you can discontinue the usage of NuvaRing whenever you want. You should also consult your doctor for a pre-pregnancy checkup so that you know how to plan in the future.
After abortion when can one start using NuvaRing?
After an abortion, you need to wait for at least 4 weeks before you start with the usage of this vaginal ring and you should also make sure that you get a checkup with the doctor, and only then one can use NuvaRing.