Most women can safely use NuvaRing®.Your doctor will review the suitability of the method with you prior to providing a prescription and will ask you about:

  • History of clotting disorders or thrombosis for you or in the family
  • History of stroke or heart attacks Cardiovascular risk factors including smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels or being overweight
  • Certain types of migraine headaches
  • Liver or gall bladder disease
  • Diabetes Breast cancer
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding (this should be investigated before using the ring)
  • Medications that you are taking