We help eligible individuals to access patient assistance programs so they can get their medications for less. If you are struggling to pay for NuvaRing, try NiceRx. We work directly with your healthcare provider and handle the full application process for you, helping you access the medication you need at an affordable price. We know that many Americans worry about paying for health care, so we have made the process of applying for patient assistance as easy and stress-free as possible.
Your monthly NuvaRing cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the NuvaRing patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 a month, per medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your NuvaRing prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the NuvaRing patient assistance program?
We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the NuvaRing patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which is set by the pharmaceutical companies, however the factors considered by most programs are:
- I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
- I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
- I meet certain income eligibility requirements
How do I apply for the NuvaRing patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the NuvaRing patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including NuvaRing. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.
If we determine that you may be eligible for NuvaRing assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you are enrolled in the NuvaRing patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your NuvaRing medication refills for up to 1 year.
Is NiceRx a NuvaRing coupons provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the NuvaRing patient
assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable NuvaRing manufacturer coupons, NuvaRing discounts, or free NuvaRing samples. We are not a NuvaRing coupon provider or NuvaRing discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Can NiceRx help me get NuvaRing if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you to access NuvaRing patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your NuvaRing medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Pleaseapply onlineto find out more.
How much is NuvaRing with insurance?
The cost of NuvaRing with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
How much does NuvaRing cost without insurance?
NuvaRing prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, one NuvaRing will cost around $200. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
What is NuvaRing?
NuvaRing is a prescription birth control (contraceptive) vaginal ring used to prevent pregnancy. It is a soft and flexible ring that is slightly larger than a 50-cent piece. You use it by inserting it into your vagina (following the instructions that come with your NuvaRing). Once inside you, NuvaRing releases two substances into your body that are man-made versions of the natural hormones estrogen and progestin, that stop you from getting pregnant.
You wear a NuvaRing for three weeks at a time, then you take it out for one week before you insert a new NuvaRing. During the one week that you do not wear a NuvaRing, you usually have your period. If used properly, NuvaRing is just as effective as the contraceptive pill, but you do not need to take a pill every day.
NuvaRing active ingredients
NuvaRing contains two active ingredients called ethinylestradiol and etonogestrel. Ethinylestradiol is a synthetic (man-made) version of the hormone estrogen that your body naturally produces. Etonogestrel is a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone produced naturally by your body.
Estrogen and progesterone are hormones that play a role in the female reproductive cycle. The ethinylestradiol and etonogestrel in NuvaRing have the same effects on your body as these natural hormones. They stop your ovaries from releasing an egg each month (ovulation). They can also change the lining of your womb (uterus), stopping a fertilized egg from attaching to it and developing. Finally, they can change the mucus created by your cervix (the opening of your womb), which can prevent sperm from entering your womb.
NuvaRing side effects & NuvaRing drug interactions
The most common side effects caused by NuvaRing include:
- Irritation of the tissue inside your vagina and cervix that can cause itching, discomfort, and pain
- Problems with the ring slipping out, moving, and causing discomfort
- Nausea (feeling sick)
- Vomiting (being sick)
- Breast tenderness or pain
- Painful menstrual periods
- Stomach (abdominal) pain
- Weight gain
- A fall in sexual desire (libido)
- Mood changes, including depression and thoughts of self-harm
In rare instances, NuvaRing can cause more serious side effects, including:
- A risk of developing blood clots, including serious blood clots that can cause deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, vision loss, strokes, and heart attacks
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication that cause skin rashes, hives, fever, and swelling in the face, mouth, and throat that can make it difficult to breathe
- Toxic shock syndrome – a potentially fatal condition caused by bacteria infecting your NuvaRing
- Liver problems, including liver tumors
- Gallbladder problems
- High blood pressure
- Problems caused by accidentally inserting your NuvaRing into your bladder
- Angioedema – inflammation of the lower layers of your skin and the tissue under your skin
NuvaRing can interact with other medications, particularly:
- Any other contraceptives
- Any antiviral medications taken to treat an HIV infection, including ritonavir, atazanavir, indinavir, saquinavir, or nelfinavir
- Any antiviral medications take to treat a hepatitis C infection, including boceprevir or telaprevir
- Any other antiviral medications taken to treat another viral infection
- Any antibiotics taken to treat a bacterial infection, including rifampicin, clarithromycin, or telithromycin
- Any antifungal medications taken to treat a fungal infection, including ketoconazole and itraconazole
- Any medications taken to lower cholesterol levels, including atorvastatin or rosuvastatin
- Any anticonvulsant medications taken to reduce the chances of you having seizures, like carbamazepine, phenobarbital, or phenytoin
- Any thyroid replacement therapies
- A medicine called bosentan, taken to treat high blood pressure in the vessels of the lung
- A medicine calledaprepitant, taken to treat chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
- A medicine called acetaminophen, taken to relieve pain
- Ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
- An herbal supplement called St John’s wort
NuvaRing warnings & precautions
Do not drink grapefruit juice, eat grapefruit or eat anything that contains grapefruit when using NuvaRing, as grapefruit contains an ingredient that can affect how NuvaRing works.
NuvaRing is not suitable for everyone. Don’t use a NuvaRing if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredients ethinylestradiol and etonogestrel
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in NuvaRing (you can find these listed in the leaflet which comes with the medication)
- Have any unusual vaginal bleeding
- Have ever had a heart attack
- Have ever had a stroke
- Have or have had blood clots in your body
- Have an inherited condition that increases your risk of blood clots
- Have a heart valve problem or heart rhythm problem that can cause blood clots in your heart
- Smoke any tobacco products and are over 35 years old (this puts you at an increased risk of blood clots)
- Have or have ever had breast cancer, cancer of the womb (uterus), or another cancer that is sensitive to female hormones
- Have high blood pressure that’s not controlled by medicine
- Have diabetes with kidney, eye, nerve, or blood vessel damage
- Have liver disease
- Get severe migraines with visual auras or get mild to severe migraines and are over 35 years old
- Think you may be pregnant
- Are not a woman that can get pregnant
- Are under 18 years of age
Talk to your doctor before taking NuvaRing if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with NuvaRing (see the section above)
- Smoke any tobacco products
- Have recently been pregnant, have given birth, have had a miscarriage, or an abortion
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Have a family history of breast cancer
- Have or have had breast nodules, fibrocystic disease, an abnormal breast x-ray, or abnormal mammogram
- Have ever had toxic shock syndrome
- Have any liver problems, including jaundice during pregnancy
- Have ever had heart disease
- Have ever had liver disease
- Have ever had kidney disease
- Have ever had gallbladder disease
- Have ever had high blood pressure
- Have ever had a seizure
- Have ever had a migraine
- Have diabetes
- Have a history of missed or irregular menstrual periods
- Have ever been diagnosed with depression
- Are due to have any form of surgery, including a dental procedure
- Are due to have any form of laboratory test, such as a blood test, as NuvaRing can affect the results of some tests
*Qualifying persons may obtain medications directly from patient assistance programs without any out-of-pocket cost (or for less than $49 per medication). However, our monthly flat rate of just $49 per medication spares you the hassle of tracking down the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program.
Enrollees enjoy a full-service solution, as NiceRx assists them and their physicians with the entire process. We prepare all required documents for the physician to sign, help enrollees manage all prescription refills, monitor eligibility criteria, and maintain enrollment.
**If you do not receive medications because you were determined to be ineligible for the prescription assistance by the applicable pharmaceutical companies and you have a letter of denial, we will refund any fees you paid toward medications for which you did not qualify to receive prescription assistance (“Refund”).
To receive a refund, you must send the letter of denial to us by fax to 866-407-0777, or by e-mail to [email protected] within 30 days of your receipt of such letter. The Refund is your sole and exclusive remedy for any fees you may wish to dispute.