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Can I apply a Nuvaring ?

Can I apply a Nuvaring after I opened the seal over a week ago ?
Asked On : Thu, 6 May 2010
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi.....Miss Brithney...

welcome to HCM...,

Thanks for your Query...,

Nuva Ring ......Once month birth control pill..

it contains...etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol

both are Hormones...

it is vaginal ring studded with above hormones..

it delivers...0.120 mg / 0.015 mg of hormones per day

if the pack opens...the efficacy of these hormones will


Once inserted in to vagina ..,it works up to....

3 weeks ...then again can change new one....

Hence go...for another one........

o.k good luck...,
Answered: Thu, 3 Nov 2011
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Opening the seal a week before may have reduced the efficacy so it is advisable to use a new one.
Answered: Wed, 7 Jul 2010
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