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Condition: Birth Control
10/2/2014 9:33:29 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 39 year old woman, who works for a Fortune 500 company and am physically fit and have a healthy diet. I started using the NuvaRing in 2005 and stopped in 2011 to give my body a break. I started using it again last November (2013) and just recently my boyfriend noticed a change in me. According to his description, which after a lengthy discussion I realized he was absolutely right, I had ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/26/2014 10:00:31 AM

Reviewer: Thais , 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started using it las month and am in the hospital for the last 3 days with blood clots in the lungs. Please DO NOT use this birth control, it almost killed me and could kill you too. I have double pulmonary embolism and the pain in my left lung is really bad !

Condition: Birth Control
9/25/2014 12:00:06 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've hopped from different brands of oral contraceptives, to depo, and then my obgyn recommended NuvaRing because of it's low hormonal dose. I am very sensitive to hormones! I decided to give it a try out since I wasn't quite ready to give up yet. It's very convenient compared to a pill which is the first thing I will say. It's also a great way to skip periods and effective ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/23/2014 10:34:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Gianvi on and off for a couple of years but got tired of taking the pill everyday so I switched to the Nuvaring. I have been on Nuvaring for 2 months now and have been having horrible symptoms. My sex drive is totally gone, I have a ton of discharge, I've been feeling bloated with stomach aches off and on for the past 3 weeks, I have been vomiting for no reason, I have gained a fair a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/14/2014 3:34:42 PM

Reviewer: NuvaringLutera, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started the Nuvaring about three months ago. I had a good experience with the Nuvaring however I recently switched to Lutera just to see if I could find something that was a better fit. When I was on the Nuvaring, I gained 5 pounds (I know it was from the Nuvaring, because my diet has not changed), my sex drive went WAY down, it somehow kept slipping out of my vagina during sex, and I did have s ... Show Full Comment

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