Get a prescription refill for NuvaRing online
NuvaRing is a ring placed in the vagina, it releases a continuous dose of estrogen and progestin and helps prevent pregnancy. It is an easy and effective option for birth control. You can get a NuvaRing prescription refill online.
Obtaining a NuvaRing prescription online is simple; visit Your Doctors Online and connect with a doctor anytime, anywhere. Please know that a NuvaRing refill will only be provided after a consultation with our doctor and if the medication is appropriate and safe.
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Dr. Nicole, I have been using NuvaRing. Could you please give me a refill for it?
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- NuvaRing (0.12mg/0.015 mg) Vaginal ring; insert one ring into the vagina.
- Place it for three weeks, then take a one-week break. Repeat.
What is NuvaRing?
NuvaRing is a flexible, transparent vaginal ring containing etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol belonging to the class of hormonal contraceptives.
Some brand names for NuvaRing are EluRyng and Haloette. NuvaRing is placed into the vagina at the starting day of the menstrual cycle and kept for three consecutive weeks, followed by a one-week break. During this break, you may experience bleeding due to withdrawal, similar to a menstrual period. After a one-week break, place a new NuvaRing.
Important information about NuvaRing
NuvaRing is a hormonal contraceptive ring. You will require a prescription for NuvaRing. Here are some essential points that you should know about this drug:
- Common side effects of NuvaRing include nausea and vomiting, headaches (including migraines), vaginal discomfort or irritation, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, breast tenderness or pain, weight gain, abdominal pain or bloating, acne, and a decrease in sex drive.
- Some serious side effects include blood clots, stroke, heart attack, liver problems, high blood pressure, gallbladder disease, and allergic reactions. If you observe any such side effects persistently, seek medical help.
- NuvaRing may interact with other medications, including certain antibiotics and antifungal medications, such as rifampin, rifabutin, and ketoconazole. It can also interact with anticonvulsants like phenobarbital, phenytoin, and carbamazepine.
- NuvaRing may interact with other herbal supplements, including St. John’s Wort and Dong Quai.
FAQs about NuvaRing prescription refill
How long after inserting NuvaRing will my period stop?
It may take a few days for your period to stop or become light after the insertion of NuvaRing. Irregular spotting and bleeding during the initial months of using NuvaRing are common.
How NuvaRing works?
NuvaRing releases a continuous low dose of progestin and estrogen into the bloodstream, which inhibits ovulation, thickens the cervical mucus to prevent sperm from reaching the egg, and thins the uterine lining to prevent any implantation. Together, these two hormones help prevent pregnancy and provide an effective method of birth control.
Does NuvaRing cause weight gain?
No, weight gain is not found to be associated with NuvaRing use as a side effect. However, while using hormonal contraceptives, some individuals may experience weight changes.
How long does it take for NuvaRing to be effective after insertion?
NuvaRing becomes effective in preventing pregnancy after seven days of continuous use. For added protection during this time, it is recommended to use a backup method of contraception, such as a condom.
Will NuvaRing stop my period right away?
The NuvaRing might not immediately stop your period. It might take a few months for your body to get used to the hormonal changes from using NuvaRing.
Bleeding on NuvaRing, could I be pregnant?
Experiencing bleeding while using NuvaRing does not necessarily indicate pregnancy. Some individuals may encounter irregular bleeding or spotting during the initial months of use due to hormonal changes.
How can I refill my NuvaRing prescription?
You can simply contact your healthcare provider online to refill your NuvaRing prescription. You can use Your Doctors Online app to easily get a prescription refill for NuvaRing without requiring a visit to doctor in person. Before we can give you another prescription for NuvaRing, one of our healthcare professionals will check if you still need it.
How do I insert and remove the NuvaRing?
To insert NuvaRing, wash your hands and gently squeeze the ring between your fingers. Place it in your vagina, pushing it in as far as comfortable. You can hatch your finger through the ring and gently pull it out to remove it.
How effective is the NuvaRing?
When used correctly, NuvaRing is more than 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. To ensure its effectiveness, following instructions for insertion, removal, and replacement is crucial.
When can I start using NuvaRing?
If you haven't been using hormonal birth control, you can begin using NuvaRing either on the first day of your period or within five days after it starts.
What does NuvaRing feel like when it is inserted?
NuvaRing is flexible, soft, and small in size. most individuals may not feel it at all, while others may experience slight pressure or discomfort during insertion. If you encounter any pain or discomfort while using NuvaRing, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare provider.
Will my partner or I feel NuvaRing during sexual intercourse?
No, you and your partner are not likely to feel NuvaRing during intercourse. It is small, flexible, and designed for comfort during sexual activity.
Does NuvaRing protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)?
No, NuvaRing does not offer protection against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) It is important to use other contraceptive methods like condoms or other barriers to protect against STDs.
What can I use instead of NuvaRing?
Other options for hormonal birth control may include Progesterone-only Pills, the contraceptive patch, contraceptive injections, IUDs (Intra Urine Devices), and Progestin Only Pills (POPs).
What happens if you leave NuvaRing for longer than a month?
If you leave NuvaRing for longer than a month, it may no longer be effective, and you may require a pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy.
Is NuvaRing safe now?
Similar to other contraceptives, NuvaRing may increase a woman's risk of stroke, blood clots, and heart attack.
Who should not use NuvaRing?
It is advised not to use NuvaRing if you have diabetes nephropathy, retinopathy and migraines or have had breast cancer. NuvaRing may interact with other medications, including certain antibiotics and antifungal medications, such as rifampin, rifabutin, and ketoconazole. It can also interact with anticonvulsants like phenobarbital, phenytoin, and carbamazepine. NuvaRing may interact with other herbal supplements, including St. John’s Wort and Dong Quai.
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