NuvaRing UK

Looking for a comfortable yet effective contraceptive ring? Try NuvaRing UK. 

Vaginal ring NuvaRing (brand) is a small, plastic ring inserted in the vagina used to prevent pregnancy. It works by releasing the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone into the bloodstream, preventing the release of an egg. 

You can buy Nuvaring UK online at True Medical. A doctor’s prescription is required before the purchase of this product.

  • Convenient To Use
  • Effective In Preventing Pregnancy
  • Authentic Medication
  • Does Not Interfere With Sex
  • May Help With Premenstrual Symptoms
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£54.99 available on subscription

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is NuvaRing? 

Vaginal ring NuvaRing (brand) is a small, plastic ring inserted in the vagina used to prevent pregnancy. It works by releasing the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone into the bloodstream, preventing the release of an egg. 

The NuvaRing does not protect the user from sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or HIV. Furthermore, it is not suitable for use for all women.

How Does NuvaRing UK Work? 

A flexible and soft ring, the NuvaRing must be placed inside the vagina correctly in order to be an effective contraceptive. It should stay steady once inserted. 

NuvaRing UK works by releasing a dose of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone, which stops the eggs from leaving the ovaries.

It also works by thickening the cervical mucus to prevent the sperm to enter the cervix and thinning the lining of the womb to prevent a fertilized egg. 

The contraceptive ring is worn for 3 weeks (21 days) followed by a break for seven days. When the device is removed, menstruation will start to flow two or three days after. A new contraceptive ring can be used again after 7 days. 

The user will be protected immediately from pregnancy if the contraceptive ring is inserted within the first 5 days of the start of the period. The ring can still be inserted if the menstrual period lasts for more than 5 days. 

If the contraceptive ring is inserted after 5 days from the start of the period, the user should wait for 7 days for the protection to take effect. Additional contraceptives such as a condom or spermicide can be used within the 7 days. 

What are the benefits of using NuvaRing? 

NuvaRing as a method of preventing pregnancy is said to be 99 per cent effective if used correctly. Inserting the ring into the vagina will release the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone, which stops the eggs from leaving the ovaries. 

A vaginal/ contraceptive ring is also easy to insert and take out. It may also help with premenstrual symptoms and has no long-term effect on a woman’s fertility.

How to use NuvaRing? 

Follow the steps below to insert a NuvaRing into the vagina:

  • Start with a clean hand. Wash and dry your hands.
  • Place the ring between your thumb and index finger
  • In a comfortable position (either by lying down, squatting, or standing), gently push the ring inside the vagina. It cannot go far due to the cervix. 
  • For three weeks, keep the ring inside. 
  • Remove the ring after 21 days by gently hooking the index finger and pulling out the vaginal ring. 

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Five days after the start of your menstruation, insert the NuvaRing into your vagina. Keep it for 3 weeks. Remove it after and then wait for your menstrual period to come.

NuvaRing is a contraceptive, and as such, users are advised to properly consult with a doctor and strictly follow the guidance in the patient information leaflet that comes with the medicine.

Some form of discomfort or temporary side effects may be expected in the first use due to the hormonal changes in the body. The combined hormone in NuvaRing may not be suitable for some women. Bleeding and spotting in the first few months, breast tenderness, headache, mood changes, and nausea are some side effects that may occur but will eventually disappear after 2 to 3 months of use.

Some serious side effects associated with the NuvaRing:

  • Increased risk of stroke or heart attacks, especially for smokers and those 35 years old or above
  • Increased blood pressure
  • A small increase in the risk of breast and cervical cancer

Adverse effects of NuvaRing may include:

  • Irritation of the vagina or cervix
  • Infection of the vagina
  • Overweight
  • Headaches and migraine
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Changes in appetite
  • Oedema
  • Dizziness, nausea, and vomiting
  • Rash
  • Breast pain or discomfort

If you have medical conditions such as diabetes, kidney, eye, nerve, or blood vessel damage, using NuvaRing is prohibited.

The effectivity of NuvaRing may be less if you are taking other medications. Consult with your doctor and share your current or recently used medications before taking NuvaRing.

NuvaRing is available online at True Medical. A prescription from a doctor is needed before the purchase of the product.