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NuvaRing Side Effects

NuvaRing package and ring

Side Effects of NuvaRing- Serious

  • serious allergic reaction: hives, rash, swelling of the throat, lips, tongue, mouth or face and trouble breathing
  • lumps in the breast which could be signs of breast cancer
  • chest tension or pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, feeling nauseous, increased sweating, which could be indications of a heart attack, including abrupt loss of strength or a numb feeling on one side of the body
  • jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), decrease in hunger, darkened urine, pale or clay-colored stools and an upset stomach which could signify liver damage
  • coughing or coughing up blood
  • quick breathing and hoarseness
  • aching, reddening or swelling of the legs or one leg
  • abnormal migraine headaches
  • inflammation of the hands, feet, or ankles
  • changes in mood or mentality, such as increased depression
  • feeling confused, trouble seeing, speaking or balancing

Side Effects of NuvaRing- Common

  • Melasma of the face- appearance of freckles and darkening of the facial skin
  • hormone induced symptoms including, abnormal hair growth or deterioration, weight fluctuation, decreased libido, sensitive and swelling breasts
  • headache, minor nauseousness, upset stomach, fatigue
  • feeling dizzy or anxious
  • menstrual cycle changes including vaginal discomfort and changes in frequency of or bleeding during menstrual periods
  • irritation or changes in vision while wearing contact lenses