WHAT IS
ANNOVERA?

ANNOVERA Is The Annual, Procedure-Free
Birth Control Ring That Puts The “Control”
Back Into Long-Lasting Birth Control.

Birth control should make your life easier, not more stressful. That’s why one ANNOVERA ring lasts for a whole year and doesn’t require a painful procedure.

ANNUAL

It lasts for 13 cycles, which is a
whole year, if you’re counting.

Woman inserting ANNOVERA into her vagina

NO PROCEDURE
NECESSARY

Unlike other long-lasting birth control options, ANNOVERA is easily reversible and doesn’t require a painful procedure. Put it in yourself (for 21 days) and pull it out (for 7 days) each cycle.

Woman rock climbing

COMFORTABLE

It’s soft and squishy, because
where it goes is soft and squishy.

See what
others
are saying

People are talking about ANNOVERA. See what they have to say and
learn about their ANNOVERA journey in the videos below.

 

Caitlin L.

30, New Jersey

"I didn’t want to commit to the 3-5 year commitment of an IUD."

Jessica S.

27, California

"I do not feel ANNOVERA at all in my day-to-day life."

Sophia W.

21, Massachusetts

"Not having to get anxious about taking a pill every day has changed my life."

ANNOVERA COMBINES
QUALITIES FROM
SHORT AND
LONG-
ACTING
BIRTH
CONTROL
METHODS.

Swipe through to see how they stack up.

 

Long-lasting (daily
use not required)

Reversible by patient and procedure-free

Empowers women to control their fertility and menstruation*

*ANNOVERA is inserted for 21 continuous days and removed for 7 days for 13 cycles.

ANNOVERA

 

Short-acting
(eg, pills)

 
 

Long-acting
(eg, IUDs)

 
 
 

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Everyone should have access
to long-term birth control,
so, we made it as easy as possible to learn about ANNOVERA, get a prescription, and get long-term contraception.

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Important Risk Information


  • Do not use ANNOVERA (segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol vaginal system) if you smoke cigarettes and are over 35 years old. Smoking increases your risk of serious heart and blood vessel (cardiovascular) side effects from hormonal birth control methods, including death from heart attack, blood clots, or stroke. This risk increases with age and the number of cigarettes you smoke.
  • ANNOVERA does not protect against HIV infection (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted infections.
  • The use of a combination hormonal contraceptive (CHC), like ANNOVERA, is associated with increased risks of several serious side effects, including blood clots, stroke, or heart attack. Do not use ANNOVERA if you have a history of these conditions, have reduced blood flow to your brain (cerebrovascular disease) or reduced blood flow or blockage in any of the arteries that supply blood to your heart (cardiovascular disease), or any condition that makes your blood more likely to clot. The risk of blood clots is highest when you first start using CHCs and when you restart the same or different CHC after not using it for 4 weeks or more.
  • ANNOVERA is also not for women with high blood pressure that medicine can’t control or high blood pressure with blood vessel damage; diabetes and over 35 years old, diabetes with high blood pressure or kidney, eye, nerve, or blood vessel damage, diabetes for longer than 20 years; certain kinds of severe migraine headaches; liver disease or liver tumors; breast cancer or any cancer that is sensitive to the female hormones estrogen or progesterone; unexplained vaginal bleeding; are allergic to segesterone acetate, ethinyl estradiol or any other ingredients in ANNOVERA; or take any Hepatitis C drug combination containing ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir, with or without dasabuvir, as this may increase levels of the liver enzyme “alanine aminotransferase” (ALT) in the blood.
  • ANNOVERA can cause serious side effects, including: blood clots; toxic shock syndrome (TSS); liver problems, including liver tumors; high blood pressure; gallbladder problems; changes in the sugar and fat (cholesterol and triglycerides) levels in your blood; headache; irregular or unusual vaginal bleeding and spotting between your menstrual periods; depression; possible cancer in your cervix; swelling of your skin especially around your mouth, eyes, and in your throat (angioedema); dark patches of skin on your forehead, cheeks, upper lip, and chin (chloasma). Call your healthcare provider or get emergency medical care right away if any of these serious side effects occur.
  • The most common side effects reported in at least 5% of women who received ANNOVERA were: headache/migraine, nausea/vomiting, vaginal yeast infection (candidiasis), lower/upper abdominal pain, painful periods, vaginal discharge, urinary tract infection, breast pain/tenderness, irregular vaginal bleeding, diarrhea, and genital itching.


Use


ANNOVERA is a ring-shaped vaginal system with hormones used by females to prevent pregnancy.

ANNOVERA has not been adequately studied in females with a body mass index >29 kg/m2.

The risk information provided here is not complete. To learn more, review the ANNOVERA Patient Information and talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist. The FDA-approved product labeling, including Patient Information, can be found here.

You may report side effects to the FDA at www.fda.gov/medwatch or by calling 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects to TherapeuticsMD at 1-888-228-0150.

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