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Reviews for NuvaRing to treat Birth Control
Review by Kb1723 (taken for 1 to 2 years):
Absolutely love it. Only birth control method that I have used that I have had literally zero side effects from. Every other I have tried (Mircette, Beyaz, Ortho Tri-cyclen and one other I can't recall) have all caused weight gain, anxiety/agitation, nausea, extremely decreased sex drive and various other symptoms. All I do is put in the ring and forget about it, no issues.
I have been on the nuva ring for almost 4 Months. 1st month it was cool. My body getting use to it. 2nd month I was fine no bleeding for the first 2 weeks of the month ever since then I have bled. Ive been bleeding for 2 1/2 months. Its so annoying and embarrassing. I haven't worn panties with put a pad or something since. I was put on Estradiol to help my body get passed the weird stage. But nothing. Now I know your reading this and your like hell no! But everybody is different. This is just my story...
The only thing good about this product is that you don't have to remember to take it... You only have to remember the day you put it in... lol, which I forgot the first two months. I've been on the ring for 4 months and I HATE IT. I have never had acne in my life, and I now have severe acne along my jawline and hairline, and chest. It gets pushed out of my vagina daily, I don't think I'm able to push it up far enough. I've never had sex with it in, I always take it out, and it burns really bad during intercourse. I've hardly had sex since I've been on it because I have no sex drive. I'm disgusted by the thought of sex, and my vagina is painfully sensitive to the touch. I'm also really moody.... This birth control is terrible.
I changed from Yaz to the Nuvaring as I liked the idea of it being a lower dose of hormones. I found it very easy to use but had to stop it after 2 weeks. Not only did I suffer from a UTI but the Nuvaring made me extremely tired so much so it started to ruin my life i went from being fit and active to spending every chance i got sleeping as soon as I took the ring out within 24 hours my energy levels were back to normal.
I'm on my second month of Nuvaring. So far everything has been great! No mood swings, no lack of sex drive. Ive noticed it does create extra discharge, which makes for some extra noises during sex... but we just laugh it off. It has never come out either. Sometimes it does slide down and that can get annoying. I push it back up as far as I can but it doesn't help. It shifts on its own and then I don't feel it anymore. It's weird but not prolonged so it doesn't bother me. Other than those two things I love it. It's convenient and easy to insert and remove. I have an app on my phone to track the dates. It works for me.
Review by Christina11111111 (taken for less than 1 month):
Is extremely nauseous, loss of appiette and bad heartburn. I Feel sick whenever i eat and have vomitted. Has had severe heartburn; difficulty breathing and very uncomfortable(reoccurring but not always severe). Has had mood swings - happy to sad and vice versa. Have cried and felt emotional. Sex drive not effected like others have said in their reviews. I do get the occasional stomach cramping. I have a very busy life so i love love the one time application, set my date for removal and forget about it. Im trying to look past the extreme nausea---but if i did not have that i wouldve been happy with Nuvaring.
I've been on and off birth control for over twenty years. I went back on two years ago to help with very heavy periods and tendonitis caused by low estrogen. I was still having break through bleeding and periods every 19 days on strong pills so I asked to be switched to the ring. I've been on the nuvaring for two months now. I have not had any break through bleeding. My period started two days after removing the ring and was very light. Unfortunately the side effects are not great. Bad back ache, abdominal tenderness, diarrhea, break outs along my jaw, upper back and hairline, vaginal irritation, headaches, occasional low grade fever, abdominal pain after sex, lack of energy, lack of concentration and I'm extremely cranky.
I have only been on the Nuvaring for about 2 months now. This was very effective for the first month about. After I inserted my next ring I have not stopped bleeding and its not just light spotting, its heavy bleeding most of the time. Like it'll seem like it went away but then it'll either come back on its own or really bad when I have sex. Also, it is giving me a lack of lubrication in my vagina. When i have had sex, there have been a few times that it hurt really bad. I have been very moody lately and will cry for basically no reason and my sex drive is definitely lower. I may continue on with my 3rd ring but if the bleeding doesn't stop, I will definitely be switching.
I am 21 and a nightmare with remembering contraception! I am never in the same place everyday so the pill has never worked. I was on the implant for years but the side effects were horrific. I have finally found the right form of contraception - NuvaRing. It is fantastic! It suits busy full time ladies especially if you work shifts and your hours are all over the place like myseld. I have suffered no side effects at all. I just mark my diary and there's no hassle! It has not affected sexual intercourse for me, in fact quite the reverse - I found my partner is excited by the fact there is a ring in my Vagina! Has also eradicated my heavy periods and pains completely! It needs to be more widely advertised! I didnt know it existed for years!
I had previously used nuvaring with little side effects, had a child and decided to use the nuvaring again... big mistake. I had breakthrough bleeding all 3 weeks, head-ach's, anxiety , insane mood swings - felt like crying or got super angry at the drop of a hat, not sure if this is attributed to the nuvaring but I lost about 12 lbs in a month. It also caused uti's after having sex, something that my body previously got used to and wasn't a problem.
Ultimately it is easy to use but it made me totally psycho, I felt relief within hours of removing the ring. No one in my family has ever seen me like that, and the mood swings, anxiety, paranoia were so bad that it affected my 4yr old.
I Watson NuvaRing for 1 year 2 months and now I am writing this review because I am currently in a hospital with blood clots in my lungs. I won't know if the NuvaRing is the definitely blame for this until tomorrow but its most likely. As far as preventing pregnancy, the product works well. As far ad comfort, I give it a 9. Unfortunately, this is one if the risks that occurs with taking any birth control. So I want to say be careful. Any changes in your body, please report them to you obgyn. I had chest pain and thought I pulled a muscle. Thank goodness I followed my instincts and went to the ER. These blood clots could of traveled to my heart.
I started using the NuvaRing just yesterday and I have already noticed a dramatic change in my moods. I quickly go from happy to sad, to mad. I felt like I was insane several hours after insertion. Hopefully I can get over the mood swings because other than that I believe the NuvaRing was the best choice for me. It doesn't hurt at all, it's easy to use, and my partner said he felt it during sex but not enough to distract or bother him.
I think this is a fine product for some. Easy to use and never felt it in. However, after about 10 days in, I experienced panic, tingling, nausea, increased irritability, moodiness and signs of depression. In other words: it made me feel like another person. Friends I know have tried it and loved it, but I got the same hormonal bc effects, sadly, I'd gotten with oral bc pills. :(
I have tried Loestrin Fe 24 & Ortho Tri Cyclen, both to no avail.. mood swings, depression, weight gain *permanently* of 10 pounds each time. I was ready to give up. But my cousin working in an OBGYN office gave me four months of the Nuvaring as a trial. I CAN TELL YOU I'M IN LOVE! I lost 10 lbs the first month, my appetite was cut in half. My period was light, barely any cramping, & no spotting or ovary pains from my PCOS. These fantastic results continued into the 2nd and 3rd month, I continue to lose unwanted weight. My one complaint: the first 2 months of the ring I had slight vaginal pain kinda like a yeast infection & an increase in discharge. But the side effects went away as my body adjusted after the 2nd month. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
I love the NuvaRing. I started on after my son was born 6 years ago. Its easy to use, gentle to put in and remove, doesn't move at all while in there, and I never ever feel it during sex. After I started using it for about 3 years straight, I came off for 2 years as my Fiance was out of the country. I just started back June 2013, and love it even the more now. It doesn't decrease my sex drive, and although I am newly married, I have to admit my sexual desire has increased. With every birth control there are bouts of Sadness and anxiousness, but you distract yourself by watching great movies and eating popcorn, not tons of goodies which probably increases weight gain. I have never attributed weight gain the the Nuva Ring, but my own diet.
Nuvaring is very convenient to use but after 3 years, I am finally getting off of it. I get major mood swings, anxiety, depression, leg cramps and not interested in sex. At first I did not think it was the Nuvaring causing this, but after reading reviews, I can relate to a lot of women! It was very convenient but I will be changing to another method.
Switching to Nuvaring was an awesome decision and I would never go back to other birth control methods. I experienced no weight gain (people blame their birth control for that way too often), my skin was fine, no mood swings, no side effects whatsoever. You can't feel it when you're having sex and it's relatively easy to put it in and to remove it. You don't feel it once it's in. The only downfall is it is pretty expensive (with my insurance $90/month) but there's a 50% off coupon that the company offers so it makes it much easier to afford. I love this birth control and would recommend it to anyone who asked.
I started NuvaRing about 4 months ago as an alternative to Mirena (I have not had a child). I don't mind the insertion or taking it out during sex. Switching from generic Yaz to NuvaRing has been a great experience! I used to spot on the pill mid-cycle pretty much every month. Haven't had any issues with NuvaRing! I decided to skip my ring-free week for vacation one of the months and did not have any breakthrough bleeding.
I was on NuvaRing for about 6 months. I stopped because I started gaining so much weight and it felt uncomfortable sometimes. I went from 150lbs to 167lbs in a matter of months. Other then that the Nuvaring worked well for me! Did not get pregnant, kept my periods lighter and sometimes shorter. I did notice hair loss and I did start getting leg cramps during my time on this medication. Good for teens!
I am 19 yrs old and have been on the ring for a year! I absolutely love it. It's easy to use and insert, you dont feel it AT ALL (I sometimes have to check if its still there out of irrational paranoia... it always is). (You can have the ring out for up to 3 hrs). I have had few side effects- my breasts grew slightly and the first few months on the ring gave me crazy amounts of discharge, but it lessened greatly after 3 months.
I was worried to take oral birth control because I was completely regular and healthy and didn't want to mess that up. But NuvaRing didn't!
I have been using the NuvaRing for almost 2 years now and I absolutely love this birth control. It is so incredibly convenient as I was always very forgetful with the pill. I started taking birth control when I was 15 because I had the WORST period ever. My periods prior to the NuvaRing would consist of extreme pain to the point I would miss school and constant bleeding that would last up to 2 weeks. With the NuvaRing I rarely EVER get any pain my periods are very light and only last 3-5 days and my fianc
Have been using it for about 2 years, no problems light period, no weight gain but I didn't realize my lack of sex drive until I got off of it. Only reason it even happened was because I switched insurance and wasn't able to fill it in before I switched.
Wonderful birth control. My fiance feels the Nuvaring but doesn't mind. No side effects and it doesn't affect my depression. It occasionally moves the wrong way but is easy enough to move back in to place. I don't have to remember to take it at any one time and only have to remember anything for it twice a month. Love it!
I have taken NuvaRing for one full month. I got one migraine headache and was very bloated for the first couple weeks. It increased my anxiety quite a bit especially when I was tired. PMS got much better. However my sex drive has declined. I had a very normal period on it.
I was on the Nuvaring for a few months and loved it. The first month I had some breakthrough bleeding but by the second month I had no side effects. I stopped only because I wanted a baby. Now my son is 6 months and I'm looking to start on it again. Would highly recommend.
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