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NUVARING

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FER-FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS

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About NUVARING

NUVARING contains a semi-synthetic female hormone, used as hormonal replacement therapy for treating hypoestrogenism (estrogen deficiency), osteoporosis (thinning of bones), symptoms associated with menopause (itching, dryness in vagina, hot flushes). In addition to this, it also helps in preventing osteoporosis, making it less fragile in women post-menopause.

NUVARING contains artificial (semi-synthetic) female sex hormone ethinylestradiol that regulates the menstrual cycle and ovulation. NUVARING is given when the body is not making a sufficient amount of natural estrogen. NUVARING works by replacing the normal hormone estrogen functions in the body and treat symptoms associated with menopause. Since menopause can last for several years, this treatment can make a big improvement in your daily mood and life.

Take NUVARING as prescribed by your doctor. NUVARING can be taken with or without food but take it at the same time every day for best results. You are advised to take NUVARING for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. You may experience nausea, vomiting, breast pain, hair loss, vaginal spotting, dry eyes and irregular vaginal bleeding. Most of these side effects of NUVARING do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. Do not use NUVARING if you are pregnant or have recently delivered a baby.

Before starting NUVARING, please inform your doctor if you have been taking any other medicines as hormone replacement therapy. Before taking NUVARING, inform your doctor if you have a heart condition or have had a stroke, have any unexplained vaginal bleeding, have had breast cancer, have ever had depression, or if you are pregnant or if you are breastfeeding.

Uses of NUVARING

Hormonal replacement therapy, Hypoestrogenism (estrogen deficiency), Osteoporosis (thinning of bones) and symptoms associated with menopause (itching, dryness in vagina, hot flushes).

Medicinal Benefits

NUVARING contains a synthetic female hormone that regulates ovulation and menstruation in women. NUVARING is given as a hormone replacement therapy for estrogen. It is also used to relieve symptoms of menopause such as mood swings, reduced sex drive, hot flushes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness. Since menopause can last for several years, this treatment can make a significant improvement in your daily mood and life. NUVARING is also used in the contraceptive pill as one of the hormones, and it is also used in the treatment of prostate and breast cancer along with other anticancer medicines. Usually, NUVARING is prescribed along with another female hormone called a progestogen.

Directions for Use

NUVARING can be taken with or without food. The tablet form of NUVARING should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water, do not chew or crush it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of NUVARING

  • Headache
  • Breast pain
  • Hair loss
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal spotting
  • Irregular vaginal bleeding

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Please inform your doctor before taking NUVARING if you have or ever had heart disease, hypertension, obesity, cancer (breast, cervix, or uterus), diabetes mellitus, liver or kidney disease, abnormal uterine. Examine your breast every month for changes such as if you feel lumps, see anything odd, please inform your doctor. Smoking may increase the risk of a cardiovascular event in women over 35 years when taking NUVARING. NUVARING does not protect against any sexually transmitted disease or HIV. If pregnancy occurs while you are taking NUVARING, please consult your doctor. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor. Sometimes, you may experience spotting or bleeding in between missed periods or menstrual periods. If the spotting persists, please consult your doctor. Do not use NUVARING if you are pregnant or have recently delivered a baby. If you have missed a dose or are late by 12 hours, please wear a condom for 2 days while sexual intercourse to avoid unwanted pregnancy. Do not take medicine if you are pregnant already or breastfeeding. If you have migraines, please inform your doctor, as taking NUVARING may increase your headache. Stop taking NUVARING and inform your doctor if you develop sudden chest pain, swelling or pain in a leg, jaundice.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with NUVARING to avoid unpleasant side-effects.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    A NUVARING should not be taken during pregnancy as it may harm the baby and serious complications to the baby and mother.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    NUVARING is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers as it is known to cause harm to the baby.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Driving is safe if you are taking NUVARING. It is not known to cause any side effects which may affect driving.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    NUVARING should be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    NUVARING should be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Keep your weight under control with body mass index (BMI) 19.5-24.9.
  • Opt for a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, veggies, and low-fat dairy products.
  • Try to include heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acid containing food drinks in your daily diet. You can also use low-fat cooking oil like olive oil, soybean oil, canola oil, and coconut oil to lower your elevated blood pressure.
  • Do regular exercise to maintain weight fluctuations caused due to NUVARING.
  • Avoid chronic stress and physical exercise like running as it might increase vaginal bleeding.
  • Monitor your blood pressure daily and if there is too much fluctuation, then immediately contact your doctor.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level and blood pressure regularly to avoid any complications.
  • Quitting smoking and not drinking alcohol is the best strategy to lower the risk of any complication.
  • Do regular exercise and physical activity to minimize hot flushes and improve sleep. Besides this, weight-bearing exercises can help in making your bone strong. Aerobics, yoga, and activities like tai chi may help in relaxing the body and mind.
  • Try to wear loose clothes before going to bed and sleep in a cool, well-ventilated room. Doing this can prevent symptoms of hot flushes and night sweats. Take minimum sleep of 8 hours.
  • Avoid or limit intake of caffeine-containing beverages, alcohol, and spicy food, as these are known triggering agents for hot flushes.
  • Try to be stress-free to improve your mood swings due to hormonal fluctuations.
  • Try to apply vaginal lubricant or moisturizer if you have vaginal dryness.

Special Advise

Stop taking this NUVARING and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained pain and swelling in your limbs, chest pain, shortness of breath, severe headache, or vision changes. These could be symptoms of a blood clot in a vein.

Other Information (NUV0001)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Jan-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Hypoestrogenism: It refers to the lowered secretion of the natural female sex hormone known as estrogen. It is an umbrella term that is used for estrogen deficiency in various conditions. Its abnormalities may lead to infertility, bone loss, lipid abnormalities.

Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis means the bone has become porous. It is a disease in which too much bone is lost in the body, and the body makes relatively little bone. As a result, bones become weak and can break easily if you fall.

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT): It is a treatment to relieve symptoms of menopause. It replaces hormones that are at a lower level as you approach menopause.

Dysmenorrhea: It is irregular and painful periods leading to abdominal pain, digestion problems, fainting, vomiting, nausea. Generally, a menstrual cycle is about 25-30 days. But in dysmenorrhea, this cycle may be short or prolonged, leading to excessive pain.

FAQs

NUVARING is given when the body is not producing a sufficient amount of natural estrogen. NUVARING is given as a hormone replacement therapy. It works by replacing the normal hormone estrogen functions in the body and treat symptoms associated with menopause.

Do not use NUVARING if you are allergic to peanuts, have unusual vaginal bleeding, have any type of cancers (breast or uterus cancer), or undergo any other estrogen treatment. Tell your doctor before using NUVARING if you had a heart attack, stroke, blood clot, liver problems, pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to get pregnant or allergic to NUVARING.

No, NUVARING should not be taken if you are undergoing surgery. It would be best to inform your doctor, and he might ask you to stop hormone replacement therapy about 4 to 6 weeks before surgery to reduce the risk of any blood clot.

NUVARING may cause either weight gain or weight loss. It is a common side effect of NUVARING. So, if you regularly exercise and eat a healthy diet, you can prevent weight gain.

NUVARING should not be taken in patients who have unusual vaginal bleeding, liver or kidney problems, or any bleeding disorder, breast or uterus cancer, have had a stroke or heart attack. It should also be avoided if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Yes, NUVARING can cause spotting in between the regular periods. Usually, it does not persist, but if spotting does not, please inform your doctor as medical attention may be required.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

K-28/1, ADDITIONAL MIDC , ANAND NAGAR , AMBERNATH - 421506 , INDIA

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