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Provigil can affect Nuvaring I would prefer not to change my BC but am not sure if I am protected against pregnancy. How do I know if my BC is working?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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In brief: Package insert

According to the package insert on Provigil it increases the metabolism of the Estrogen component of contraceptives.
The Nuvaring package insert also reports this. A Nonestrogen containing birth control method such as Nexplanon, Mirena, (levonorgestrel) Skyla and Paragard may be a better choice for you.

In brief: Package insert

According to the package insert on Provigil it increases the metabolism of the Estrogen component of contraceptives.
The Nuvaring package insert also reports this. A Nonestrogen containing birth control method such as Nexplanon, Mirena, (levonorgestrel) Skyla and Paragard may be a better choice for you.
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