Vaginal ring

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"V-ring" redirects here. For the use in mathematics, see V-ring (ring theory). not to be confused with hymenal ring NuvaRing

Vaginal rings (also known as intravaginal rings, or V-Rings) are polymeric drug delivery devices designed to provide controlled release of drugs for intravaginal administration over extended periods of time. The ring is inserted into the vagina and provides contraception protection. Vaginal rings come in one size that fits most women.

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Types of Vaginal Rings

Several vaginal ring products are currently available, including:

A number of other vaginal ring products are also in development.

Contraception

The combined hormonal contraceptive vaginal ring is self-administered once a month. Leaving the ring in for three weeks slowly releases hormones into the body, mainly vaginally administered estrogens and/or progestogens (a group of hormones including progesterone) - the same hormones used in birth control pills. These hormones work mostly by stopping ovulation and thicke... ...read more

Pessary
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Pessary ... prolapse and space-occupying pessaries by filling the vaginal space. There are also lever type pessaries. Ring with support pessaries are the supporting type...

Contraceptive vaginal ring
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Contraceptive vaginal ring ... ethinylestradiol/etonogestrel vaginal ring (Nuva-ring), or just progesterone, the progesterone vaginal ring. The combined hormonal contraceptive, vaginal ring, is also known...

Progesterone vaginal ring
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Progesterone vaginal ring ... Progesterone vaginal ring, also known as progesterone-only vaginal ring, is a form of vaginal ring used for birth control when breastfeeding. Use can...

Ethinylestradiol/etonogestrel
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Ethinylestradiol/etonogestrel ... Ethinylestradiol/etonogestrel, sold under the brand names NuvaRing among others, is a hormonal vaginal ring used for birth control and to improve menstrual symptoms...

Dapivirine Ring
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Dapivirine Ring ... Dapivirine (DPV) Ring is an antiretroviral vaginal ring pioneered by the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) pending for regulatory review...

Vagina
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Vagina ... genital tract. In humans, it extends from the vulva to the cervix. The outer vaginal opening is normally partly covered by a membrane called the hymen. At the...

Intravaginal administration
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Intravaginal administration ... tablets, vaginal cream, vaginal gel, vaginal suppository and vaginal ring. Medicines primarily delivered by intravaginal administration include vaginally administered...

Birth control
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Birth control ... by a number of hormone-based methods including oral pills, patches, vaginal rings, and injections. Less effective methods include physical barriers such...

The Ring
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The Ring ... Bulgaria The Ring: Terror's Realm, a 2000 video game Vaginal ring or the Ring, a hormonal contraceptive device One Ring, a fictional ring of power in J...

Comparison of birth control methods
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Comparison of birth control methods ... require less frequent action - weekly for the patch, twice a month for vaginal ring, monthly for combined injectable contraceptive, and every twelve weeks...

Intrauterine device
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Etonogestrel
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Estradiol (medication)
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Sex position
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Progesterone (medication)
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Combined hormonal contraception
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Suppository
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Oxygen concentrator
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Dosage form
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