What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Femring Ring, Vaginal to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • No Known Fetal/Neonatal Risk:

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Use lowest possible dose for shortest duration and in combination with a progestin as indicated to reduce the risk of endometrial hyperplasia and breast cancer. Low-dose intravaginal estrogen may be used for management of vaginal symptoms (e.g. dyspareunia, recurrent UTIs). Cardiovascular-Avoid with active or history of DVT,PE or thromboembolic disease. Neuro/Psych-Systemic estrogen use demonstrated increased risk for dementia.

Giving Femring Ring, Vaginal to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Not indicated in pediatrics.

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