The contraceptive ring offers women an alternative to oral contraceptives. If women forget to take the daily pill then the ring is an ideal option. The ring has the same hormones, as combination pills. It is similar to the patch containing synthetic version of female hormones – oestrogen and progestogen releasing them steadily.
The ring is a relatively new product for women and offers the same level of protection for women from unwanted pregnancy. When the ring comes in contact with your vagina the hormones are released and absorbed into your bloodstream.
Over a course of 3 weeks the ring will release a continuous dose of hormones known as oestrogen and progestogen. These two hormones will stop you from ovulating, meaning you wont release an egg, preventing pregnancy.
How do I use the contraceptive ring?
The NuvaRing is a popular contraceptive ring used by women worldwide. The ring is inserted inside the vagina walls on the first day of your menstrual cycle. The NuvaRing should then be taken out after 3 weeks followed by a one-week break during which time you will be covered against pregnancy and experience a menstrual bleed. After the 7-day break re-insert another contraceptive ring into the vagina for continued protection.
Why select a contraceptive ring over pill?
NuvaRing is the only contraceptive ring available. It is easy to use and is left in whilst having sex. The nuvaring like contraceptive pills can minimize acne on the skin, alleviate cramps and can prevent inflammatory diseases, ovarian and uterine cancers and ovarian cysts.
How do I buy the contraceptive ring online?
First you need to obtain a valid prescription through an online consultation to purchase the contraceptive ring. This is a free and short consultation from the privacy of your home. This replaces the face-to-face consult you would normally have with a doctor. Once you have been approved for the medication, it will be sent out to you within 24 hours.