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    Condition: Birth Control
    8/26/2016 4:13:14 PM

    Reviewer: Nuvahell05, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This is an easy birth control in the sense of not taking a pill every day. However it made me extremely anxious and depressed. The longer I was on it the worse it became until I found myself fighting tears on a daily basis and having dark thoughts. After almost 5 months on it i decided to ditch the ring. I read other reviews and other women who were experiencing the same thing as I was. I have be ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    6/23/2016 5:16:06 PM

    Reviewer: momma23, 35-44 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I used Nuva Ring for a few years for the purpose of birth control. I had only one issue, which at the time I didn't know was because of the medication. I had zero sex drive. It ended up causing a major problem in my marriage. I am trying it again, several years later, after a tubal ligation, for PMS and hormonal issues. I am hoping the same problem will not arise, because I otherwise found ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    6/1/2016 11:42:24 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I went on this drug before attending college to avoid missing my birth control pills. This does not decrease my sex drive or cause me or my partner any issues during sex. I have experienced decreased amounts of acne and shortened periods. Minimal weight gain, this may just be because of attending college but I thought I would mention that this might happen. But overall this has worked better for m ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    5/15/2016 1:31:03 AM

    Reviewer: Unsatisfied, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I bought this thing cause I wanted an alternative to taking birth control pills everyday, but I went back to the pill because the ring was uncomfortable during sex, it made sex not possibly for me. the ring takes up a lot of space inside you, and and the penis has to share that space... the Q

    Condition: Birth Control
    5/13/2016 10:20:19 AM

    Reviewer: Czkm23, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Pros: decreased acne, easy to use and remember Cons: decreased libido to the point where I didn't even like anyone touching me at all, developed sever anxiety to the point where I would shake and I had never had anxiety before, developed eczema on my face that would get very bad and splotchy whenever sexually active, gained 40 lbs when continuing to exercise and eat well, developed slight dep ... Show Full Comment

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