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Condition: Birth Control
3/11/2008 7:32:57 PM

Reviewer: juliek, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been using different forms of hormonal contraception for almost 10 years. I used various versions of the Pill until a year ago, including varied dose pills and cycling so I skipped periods, as well as low-dose, and the ring is my LEAST favorite contraception. I do 3 rings in a row with no gaps and then get my period. My PMS mood symptoms are maybe a little less than with the Pill, and I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/10/2008 8:44:38 AM

Reviewer: mind free, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
this form of birth control is been easy for me. when I was on the pill I keep forget to take it on time and sometimes I went to bed early and miss a few days. with this method I do not have to worried.

Condition: Birth Control
3/5/2008 2:31:46 PM

Reviewer: Melissa, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This has been a great option for me because I was very forgetful with the pills. I've only experienced minor problems with the ring being in the way during sex. Since it can be out for up to 3 hours without pregnancy risk, I just take it out if needed. My doctor suggested taking it without having any periods so I've been doing that without any noticeable weight gain or other problems. I di ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/3/2008 5:44:45 PM

Reviewer: izzy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started nuvaring 3 weeks ago and am unsure how I feel about it. I havent gained weight and I dont really notice moodiness. My breasts arent tender and Im not having any increased depression. However, I have had bad ance outbreaks since starting the ring. To me this is enough to go back on the pill. I experienced some cramping and frequent nauseousness. But they say give it more time. Well see.. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/28/2008 1:09:23 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I HAVE BEEN ON THIS B/C 10 MONTHS AND LOVE IT. THE ONLY INCONVIENCE THAT I CAN THINK OF IS THE DISCHARGE AND SOME MOODINESS. THAT IS NORMAL FOR ME AROUND MENSTRUAL TIME. I RECOMMEND IT HIGHLY.

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