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Condition: Birth Control
8/24/2015 2:10:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My daughter was on the NuvaRing and had complained on and off about it. Being in college she was always too busy to visit the doctor. She recently booked an appointment to change her birth control but didn't make it. Unfortunately she passed away last month from a pulmonary embolism. The contributing factor listed on the coroners report was exogenous hormone from the NuvaRing. Please do n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/11/2015 5:20:31 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: 3

Comment:
Since starting the nuvaring (March 31, 2015), I haven't noticed and changes in my mood, I haven't really noticed a change in my weight (I'm 19, weigh 130), a few zits here and there, but nothing out of the norm for me.. My sex drive on the other hand, is basically gone, and in the past month I've noticed I haven't been able to have a vaginal orgasm (only clitoral).. And for me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2015 12:29:50 AM

Reviewer: Hope B, 13-18 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've been using NuvaRing for about 2 weeks now and so far it hasn't been too bad. It's pretty effective in the sense that I haven't gotten pregnant. However, there are some cons. I've had some bloating issues along with eating issues (as in I feel myself wanting to eat a lot more than usual). I haven't gained any weight yet but that may change with my new cravings. Another ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/29/2015 12:43:06 PM

Reviewer: Love My NuvaRing Now!, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
General Pros:Easy to use and low maintenance, No weight gain (butnever had issues w this), Doesn't affect my moods. Below is a timeline with my experiences. Age:22 Note: I have had a lot of acne issues w BC in past. Feb 2015 (month 1) -Breasts are fuller Cons: -More acne -Annoying and sometimes painful when it slides partially out Mar-Apr 2015 -Breasts are still fuller Cons: - ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/25/2015 12:08:47 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Been using it only 15 days and I had to go to the emergency room due to really bad side effects. I started feeling dizzy, started having really sharp chest pains and was having short black outs. I called my OB/GYN and she said go to the ER ASAP. I'm constantly tired and sick to my stomach since taking it and its hard to keep food in my stomach.

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