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Condition: Birth Control
2/20/2008 1:06:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The nuva ring has a VERY high dosage of hormones. Almost instantly I became exhausted(sleeping up to 13 hrs a day!!) I gained weight(about 10 lbs so far) and am CONSTANTLY hungry. my breasts have grown drastically and are constantly sore. I have been struggling with lack of coordination and memory loss. But by far, the worst side effect of all is EXTREME DEPRESSION. I dont even feel like myself an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/18/2008 12:30:51 AM

Reviewer: 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've been on the ring for over a year now and have been very satisfied. The biggest draw for me was how easy it was to use. I've had some problems like mood swings and breast tenderness but no worse than when I was on the pill. The only difference for me is more discharge which can be annoying. I would definitely recommend it!

Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2008 7:53:03 PM

Reviewer: Princessaly4, 19-24 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: 1

Comment:
The ring worked well at first but then I started to develop increased vaginal discharge and a lot of itching and cramping. I found out I had a vaginal infection from an over growth of bacteria that stemmed from the increased moisture from the ring. I was treated for the infection but the infections keep coming back. My doctor is switching me back to the patch. I would recommend reading up on all ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/12/2008 8:37:27 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this birth control for 6 months.. i actually like it.. only thing i don't like is it give me a wierd smell.. other than that its really good

Condition: Birth Control
2/10/2008 11:09:04 PM

Reviewer: danswife1989, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hate this ring!!! mood swings all that jazz. i had it in for 3 days i hated it so bad.

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