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How long will Nuvaring keep?

I purchased Nuvaring in March of 2016 in preparation for wedding plans. However the wedding was postponed and the NuvaRing was never used. It's now October and it's been stored at room temperature. Is it no longer effective? Do I need to get a new one?
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replied October 28th, 2016
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Storing it at room temperature is the correct thing to do. Look at the expiration date on the packaging.

Here is the manufacturer's recommendation:

* Store NuvaRing at room temperature between 68F to 77F (20C to 25C).
* Store NuvaRing at room temperature for up to 4 months after you receive it. Throw NuvaRing away if the expiration date on the label has passed.
* Do not store NuvaRing above 86F (30C).
* Avoid direct Sunlight
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