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Brand name: Nuvaring TM

Listen to the Pronunciation:

Active ingredients: etonogestrel + ethinylestradiol

What it is used for

NUVARING is for use for contraception.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Vaginal. This medicine is given via the vagina.

  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Smoothe, flexible, transperant colourless ring with a noticeable join: 54 mm in diameter and 4 mm in cross-sectional diameter.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient etonogestrel + ethinylestradiol

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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