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Composition for NUVA RING

Ethinyl Estradiol(0.015mg),Etonogestrel(0.120mg)

food interaction for NUVA RING

alcohol interaction for NUVA RING

pregnancy interaction for NUVA RING

lactation interaction for NUVA RING

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Ethinyl Estradiol with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Nuva ring 0.015mg/0.120mg device is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Nuva ring 0.015mg/0.120mg device is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Ethinyl Estradiol(0.015mg)


Ethinyl Estradiol is used in contraception, post menopausal osteoporosis (porous bones), hormone replacement therapy (hrt), failure of ovarian development and prostate cancer.

How it works

Ethinylestradiol belongs to a class of medications called estrogens (female hormones). It is a synthetic form of the naturally occurring hormone and helps in development and maintenance of menstrual cycle. In post-menopausal women, it works by reducing the post-menopausal symptoms and risk of weakening bones and bone fracture.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Swelling, Abdominal pain, Altered libido, Breast tenderness, Breast pain, Burning sensation, Constipation, Depression, Pain during periods, Flatulence, Hair loss, Headache, Heartburn, Mood changes, Skin rash, Skin redness, Vaginal burning sensation, Vaginal discharge, Weight loss, Weight gain


Etonogestrel is used in contraception.

How it works

Etonogestrel belongs to a class of medications called progestin (synthetic form of female hormone progesterone). It works by inhibiting the release of eggs (ovulation) and  also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.

Common side effects

Ovarian cysts, Breast tenderness, Decreased libido, Hair loss, Increased appetite, Irregular menstrual cycle, Increase in temperature, Skin redness

Common Dosage for NUVA RING 0.015MG/0.120MG DEVICE

Patients taking NUVA RING 0.015MG/0.120MG DEVICE

  • 100%
    Once A Day


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Expert advice for NUVA RING

  • Inform your doctor if you have had a uterus removal procedure or have any problems of the uterus (uterine fibroids, hyperplasia of the endometrium, uterus cancer).
  • Tell your doctor if you have a history of blood clotting disorder, liver problems, gall bladder disorders (e.g. gall stones), high blood pressure, diabetes, hearing problems, breast cancer, heart problems, high levels of fats in blood or migraine.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience pain in your chest that spreads to arm or neck, unexplained migraine-type headaches, with or without disturbed vision, painful swelling in your leg, sudden chest pain and difficulty breathing.
  • Ensure that you undergo regular breast screening (for presence of lumps or any abnormal changes) and cervical smear test while taking ethinylestradiol.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to ethinylestradiol or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if having recent blood clotting problems or related conditions like heart attack.
  • Do not take if suffering from breast or uterus cancer.
  • Do not take if suffering from untreated enlargement of inner wall of uterus (endometrial hyperplasia).
  • Patients who have or had liver diseases (e.g. jaundice).
  • Do not take if having any disorder related to haemoglobin (porphyria).

Frequently asked questions for NUVA RING

Ethinyl Estradiol

Q.Is ethinylestradiol good for acne?
Ethinylestradiol may help in acne treatment. However, it is strongly recommended that you consult your doctor for advice on best treatment option suitable your condition and needs.


Q.Is etonogestrel a progestin?
Yes, etonogestrel is a contraceptive and belongs to a class of medications called progestin (synthetic form of female hormone progesterone)

Q.Is etonogestrel androgenic?
Yes, it is androgenic. Acne is a side effect of androgenic activity of etonogestrel.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)