The contraceptive vaginal ring.

  title={The contraceptive vaginal ring.},
  author={Jill Edwardson and Roxanne M Jamshidi},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine},
  volume={28 2},
The contraceptive vaginal ring offers effective contraception that is self-administered, requires less frequent dosing than many other forms of contraception, and provides low doses of hormones. NuvaRing (Organon, Oss, The Netherlands), the only contraceptive vaginal ring approved for use in the United States, contains etonogestrel and ethinyl estradiol. It is inserted into the vagina for 3 weeks, followed by a 1-week ring-free period, and works by inhibiting ovulation. Most women note a… CONTINUE READING