The NuvaRing Birth Control Ring has health risks relating to blood clots in the legs and lungs, which may lead to embolisms, stroke, or heart attack. The FDA forced a warning for birth control patches relating to a similar problem and several young women have died as a result of complications. The drug’s warning section now notes that the these types of birth control expose women to higher levels of estrogen than most birth control pills.
What is the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring?
NuvaRing Birth Control Ring is a vaginal ring that a female has to enter the vagina while having intercourse. It is a small plastic ring that releases oestrogen and progestogen hormones continuously into the user’s blood. This continuous release of hormones prevents the user from getting pregnant.
NuvaRing Birth Control Ring is a temporary birth control. You can use one NuvaRing Birth Control Ring for five weeks, which means that you should take out your one NuvaRing Birth Control Ring before getting in another one. Some girls also use the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring to skip their periods when they want.
How is the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring harmful?
Some of the serious side effects that were caught in the users of the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring are as follows:
Blood clotting is one of the most common side effects of the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring. Like many other birth control products, the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring user females were diagnosed with having blood clotting issues. This risk is higher in women who smoke or are above 35. The women who were obese also faced this issue. If you restart using the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring after not using it for a long time, the possibility increases of you getting blood clotting issues.
The significant threat of this issue is a sudden death or a permanent disability caused by a blood clot such as a stroke. Also, blood clots in the legs cause deep vein thrombosis, blood clots in the eyes can cause permanent loss of sight, and blood clots in the lungs can cause a pulmonary embolism.
Toxic Shock Syndrome:
Another significant risk of using the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring includes TSS. Toxic Shock Syndrome has minor symptoms like flu, but it can get worse from time to time. The following are symptoms that will alarm you that something bad is happening inside your body and you need sudden medical aid:
- Sudden high fever
- Rash like a sunburn
- Muscle aches
If you or anyone around you have these symptoms, make sure to get medical assistance as soon as possible to avoid any permanent loss.
Some other health risks caused by NuvaRing Birth Control Ring:
The list of possible risks of the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring extends to so many other medical issues that you must keep your eyes on. Have a look at the list below to know how worst it can be to use some birth control products like NuvaRing Birth Control Ring:
- Some allergic reactions like swelling on the face, hives, swelling in the throat, lips, and eyes also alarm you about the side effects of the NuvaRing Birth Control Ring.
- Liver tumours were also diagnosed in patients who had been using birth control rings for a long time.
- High blood pressure and gallbladder problems are very common in people who use birth control rings.
If you or a loved one suffered any of these complications you may be eligible for compensation.✕
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