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NuvaRing Warnings and Precautions

Prior to using NuvaRing, warnings and precautions concerning the safety of the contraceptive should be discussed with your healthcare provider. Tell your healthcare provider if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, or migraines before using NuvaRing. It is also important to know that NuvaRing may increase your risk of benign liver tumors, affect your cholesterol, cause high blood sugar, and change your menstrual bleeding patterns.

NuvaRing: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using NuvaRing® (etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Will be having surgery
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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