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    Condition: Birth Control
    5/29/2008 8:20:06 PM

    Reviewer: Zara, 19-24 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: 3

    Comment:
    The Ring is the best birth control I've tried yet, but after 8 months, I'm ready to try something new. THE GOOD: I can just put it in and forget about it; no irrational moodiness or crying spells; no negative affect on libido; slight increase in cup size after a few months. THE BAD (And why I'm switching): I have gained 15 lbs. despite a very healthy diet and active lifestyle; m ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    5/27/2008 1:38:42 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    had to stop using it because it caused very bad leg pains. It was a good thing too. A local young woman in my town died from a leg clot while taking this. All the company had to say is that it is a listed side effect that can happen. If you start to have pain in your leg stop taking it. Apparenty it causes bad circulation and blood clots form in the legs break off and travel to the heart. Its easy ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    5/21/2008 9:42:39 PM

    Reviewer: lippy1935@aol.com, 19-24 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:
    i love the nuvaring i was on it for about a year. i tried every bc you could imagine ... i think 5 pills the shot and the patch i had bleeding all month every month. when i was pregnant i had my period all 9 months then i went on this i havent had bleeding inbetween periods the whole year... not to mention its right in time every month i take the ring out and two days later i get my period... i lo ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    5/19/2008 11:29:10 AM

    Reviewer: lcox3364@charter.net, 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: 5

    Comment:
    I love that Nuvaring is so easy to use and keep track of. However, I have experienced a lot of bruising since I started using it.

    Condition: Birth Control
    5/14/2008 12:44:51 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I used this for 3 years then went to BC pills - that lasted 6 months and I went back to the ring. Very easy to use and offers me peace of mind that I won't forget to take it!

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