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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Would be hard: I am not sure how someone could overdose exactly? One NuvaRing is placed in the vagina for three weeks. It is then removed for one week allowing the p... Read More
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
???: If you are having side effects the ring may have too much hormone in it for your body, please see the person who put u on the ring for an evaluation, ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
99%: It is 99% effective in reducing pregnancy.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
NuvaRing: If you begin the NuvaRing with your period it should be effective right away. If you start it at any other time use a back up method for at least 7 da... Read More
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 14 years experience
Pretty quickly but..: The ring starts working very quickly but you should use a backup method of contraception for a week if you are not switching from another hormonal con... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
It is hormones: The ring releases hormones that get absorbed through the vagina into your circulation. It works similar to birth control pills to prevent ovulation so... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
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I think so: I usually prescribe them. Not sure where the law stands at present. It's a great form of contraception.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Poor pill takers: Nuva ring is a type of contraception inserted into the vagina for 3 weeks then removed for a week during your period. It can be left in during sex or ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
Fertility Medicine 49 years experience
Leaving Nuvaring out: Well you can leave it out as long as you want! but if you want to continue using it as a contraceptive, i suggest that you leave it out no longer tha... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
NuvaRing: Used for birth control. This medicine is a contraceptive. Nuvaring is the trade name for a combined hormonal contraceptive vaginal ring.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 35 years experience
Variable: The ring itself lasts about 5 weeks. After discontinuing the ring, ovulation may return immediately or usually within three months.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No: It is perfectly safe to leave the ring in for four weeks and then put a new one in. If you do this you will tend not to have a period but there is n... Read More

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