Am I just paranoid about this being a side effect or is something else going on with me? My legs hurt as well, but I don't know if it's from driving all of last night or a side effect. Should I take the ring out now?
Leg pain is a serious side effect, you must seek medical attention asap.-
Also numbness of an arm or leg is a serious side effect.-
I suggest you go to the ER now.-
Side Effects of NuvaRing - for the Consumer
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using NuvaRing Ring:
Breast tenderness or enlargement; change in appetite; changes in weight; dizziness; headache; mild hair loss; nausea; nervousness; stomach cramps or bloating; vaginal spotting or breakthrough bleeding.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using NuvaRing Ring:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); absent menstrual period; breast discharge; breast lumps; calf or leg pain, swelling, or tenderness; change in the amount of urine produced; chest pain or heaviness; confusion; coughing of blood; dark urine; fainting; mental or mood changes (eg, depression); migraines; numbness of an arm or leg; one-sided weakness; pale stools; persistent, severe, or recurring headache or dizziness; persistent vaginal spotting; severe pain or tenderness in the stomach; shortness of breath; slurred speech; sudden, severe headache or vomiting; swelling of the fingers, hands, legs, or ankles; symptoms of toxic shock syndrome (eg, diarrhea, dizziness, sudden fever, sunburn-like rash on the face or body, or vomiting); unusual or severe vaginal bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; vaginal irritation, discharge, or change in secretions; vision changes (eg, double vision, sudden vision loss); yellowing of the skin or eyes (with or without fever).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
- NuvaRing Information for Consumers
- NuvaRing Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of NuvaRing (detailed)
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