A member asked:

Are nuvarings good for longer than 4 months if kept in fridge? ordered 90 day supply, forgot had 3 in fridge. exp dates on boxes are 3/16 & 7/17.

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Dr. Cynthia Frazier answered

Specializes in Gynecology

Yes: Nuvarings are good until their expiration date if kept refrigerated.

Answered 6/29/2015

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Dr. Wayne Ingram answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Conditional, yes: If the Nuvaring are kept in the refrigerator then they tend to remain active in preventing pregnancy for up to one year. However, I would use supplemental barrier contraceptive such as a condom to be certain that there is no failure with the "expired" Nuvaring.

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