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About Nuvaring (Etonogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol)
How does it work?
Nuvaring is a flexible ring that’s inserted into the vagina once a month. It releases hormones that prevent the ovaries from releasing eggs. It also thickens cervical mucus, making it harder for sperm to reach an egg. In addition, it thins out the lining of the uterus so it’s harder for an egg to implant.
What symptoms or conditions can it help manage?
- Heavy menstrual bleeding
- Painful periods
- Regulates your cycle
- Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) symptoms
- Ovarian cysts
What forms does it come in?
Nuvaring is a flexible, latex-free ring that you insert into your vagina once a month. It slowly releases hormones to prevent pregnancy.
Nuvaring vs. Etonogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol
Etonogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol are the active ingredients in Nuvaring. These hormones can also be found in other generic forms of this medicine, like EluRyng or Etonogestrel / Ethinyl Estradiol.
How much will it cost?
Dr. B offers online consultations for $15—which is less than most copays. If a birth control prescription is appropriate, your out-of-pocket medication cost will depend on your insurance and where you decide to get your prescription filled. With a drug discount card, prices for Eluryng (3 1-ring, vaginal boxs) start at $119.95.
* Prices shown with drug discount card applied. Price may differ depending on location.
Eluryng (3 1-ring, vaginal boxs)*
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Nuvaring (Etonogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol) prescription FAQ
What are the benefits of using Nuvaring (Etonogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol)?
- Convenient to use – no pill to remember
- Very effective (98% prevention rate when used correctly)
- Low-dose hormones
- Reversible - Nuvaring can be stopped at any time
- Lowers the risk of anemia
- Regulates menstrual cycles
- Reduces heavy menstrual bleeding
- Eases menstrual cramps
- Improves acne
- Lessens premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms
- Lowers the risk of ovarian, endometrial and uterine cancer
- Reduces the risk of breast and ovarian cyst formation
- Reduced risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Who should not use this medication?
- People with allergies or hypersensitivity to Nuvaring ingredients
- People who are pregnant or breastfeeding
- Anyone with a history of blood clots or who is at risk for them
- People who get migraines with aura
- Anyone with high blood pressure that’s not controlled
- People with diabetes who have vascular issues
- People with heart disease or blood vessel problems
- People with liver problems
- Those taking hepatitis C medication: Ombitasvir, Paritaprevir, Ritonavir, with or without Dasabuvir, and Tranexamic Acid
- Anyone with breast cancer or other hormonal cancers
- Anyone with vaginal bleeding that’s not explained
- Smokers over 35 years old
If you have any of these conditions, or if you use other medicines, speak with your medical provider before starting Nuvaring.
How do I use this medication?
Insert the ring into your vagina once a month, typically on the same day each month. Leave it in place for three weeks, then remove it for a one-week break before inserting a new one. You can also put a new ring in right away if you want to safely skip your period.
What happens if I miss a dose?
If you forget to insert Nuvaring on your usual day, you should put it in as soon as you remember. Just use a backup contraceptive method, like condoms, for the next seven days. If you’ve forgotten your ring for a few days, contact your healthcare provider for advice.
If you forget to remove your Nuvaring on time–no need to worry; this can happen to anyone occasionally. Remove your Nuvaring when you remember, even if it's been in for more days than recommended. Don't put in a new one right away. For added protection, you might consider using condoms or another type of birth control for the next seven days. After taking out the Nuvaring, wait for seven days before inserting a new one according to your regular schedule. If you're unsure about what to do or have more questions, don't hesitate to ask your healthcare provider.
What happens if I use too much?
Don’t use more than one Nuvaring at a time. If you’ve accidentally used an extra Nuvaring, call your medical provider or local poison control center (800-222-1222) immediately.
Can I get Nuvaring (Etonogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol) online?
You can get birth control online with Dr. B! Just complete a virtual consultation to get started. A licensed medical provider will review your medical history and recommend a birth control treatment that’s safe and effective.
Medical information reviewed by Dr. Sudip Bose
Sudip Bose, MD is a world-leading emergency medicine physician, combat veteran, professor, and entrepreneur. With a wide variety of experience, Dr. Bose is focused on endeavors with large-scale health and educational impact. He founded The Battle Continues, a nonprofit assisting veterans with healthcare needs. Dr. Bose is also a clinical professor at Texas Tech and University of Illinois College of Medicine. He is a graduate of the honors program at Northwestern University, where he continued his medical school education at The Feinberg School of Medicine.
You might notice some side effects while using Nuvaring. Let your medical provider know if these side effects bother you, or if you have any other concerns:
- Vaginal irritation
- Headaches and migraines
- Changes in mood
- Discomfort or feeling like there’s something in the vagina
- Nausea or vomiting
- Vaginal discharge
- Weight gain
Get help right away or let your health provider know if you have more severe symptoms, like dizziness, confusion, numbness or tingling, chest pain, breathing problems, sudden high fever or yellowing skin or eyes.