NUVARING Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • mood changes
    • depression
    • inflammation or infection of the vagina
    • bleeding not related to menstrual period
    • headache
    • nausea
    • intense abdominal pain

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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      • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
      • a migraine headache
      • breast pain
      • vaginal discharge
      • pain with menstruation
      • acne
      • weight gain
      • vomiting

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • benign hepatic cell adenoma, a type of liver tumor
      • a clot in the small veins that carry blood to or from the retina of the eye
      • hearing loss
      • high blood pressure
      • a heart attack
      • a clot in the lung
      • abnormal bleeding in the brain resulting in damage to brain tissue, called a hemorrhagic stroke
      • a blood clot in the brain
      • a stroke
      • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
      • an occurrence of a blood clot in an artery
      • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
      • blood clot formation in vein
      • inflammation of the large intestine
      • gallstones
      • disease of the gallbladder
      • systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease
      • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a bacterial infection in women called toxic shock
      • liver cell carcinoma

      If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

      • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
      • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
      • breastmilk production not associated with childbirth or nursing
      • lesions of the endocervix
      • vaginal irritation
      • yellow-brown patches on skin
      • a skin rash
      • anxious feelings

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