vaginal ring


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vaginal ring

a silicon ring impregnated with a drug (for example, estrogen) designed for sustained release.

vaginal ring

Gynecology An annular contraceptive device inserted in the vagina before coitus, which slowly releases levonorgestrel or progesterone. See Norplant, Pearl index. Cf Female condom.

vag·i·nal ring

(vaj'i-năl ring)
A silicon ring impregnated with a drug (e.g., estrogen) designed for sustained release.
Synonym(s): vaginal pouch.
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Just a word of warning: you shouldn't use the vaginal ring if you've got a thrombosis, if you had breast cancer, suffer from migraine headaches or gallbladder disease.
A link between high BMI and low socioeconomic status could limit the usefulness of the vaginal ring to marginalized communities, which is even more problematic since LARC coercion impacts them the most.
Intestine entering a vaginal cavity through a vaginal ring can be palpated per rectum.
To help clarify whether current microdosing (10-40 meg / day) of EE increases melanoma risk, the researchers compared 2,425 women prescribed oral, vaginal ring, or skin patch EE contraceptives for at least 12 months with 74,868 unexposed women.
of women Contraceptive method ([dagger]) Intrauterine devices 37 20,000 Contraceptive implants 35 19,000 Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate 9 5,000 Oral contraceptives 12 7,000 Contraceptive vaginal ring 5 3,000 Contraceptive patch 2 1,000 Total 100 55,000 Age group (yrs) 20-44 Percent distribution Approximate Contraceptive method ([section]) no.
A vaginal ring infused with an antiviral drug appears to protect against HIV, although not as much as doctors had predicted.
The combined contraceptive vaginal ring, Ccvr (nuvaring): an international study of user acceptability.
Vaginal ring entrapment, also referred to as encapsulation, embedment or incarceration, is a recognised complication that is commonly reported in older patients who have either forgotten or neglected their pessary care routine.
The contraception methods about which the participants reported having the least knowledge were the sponge, the diaphragm, implants, the vaginal ring, and various natural methods.
It deploys an antiviral drug mixed into two-component liquid silicone rubber (LSR), which is injection molded into a drug-releasing vaginal ring. An optimized mixing procedure was tailored for this particular drug, and the machine, metering system, and mold were all designed to operate with a clean-room cell that meets the standards of ISO 13485 and FDA's Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines and also exceeds Six Sigma quality levels.