The side effects of NuvaRing use include, but are not limited to, vaginitis, nausea, sinusitis, headache and respiratory infection. Some people have also reported that the NuvaRing was associated with weight gain. The NuvaRing should not be used by anyone with a known hypersensitivity or allergy to NuvaRing. The NuvaRing should not be used in women who have a variety of chronic conditions, including, but not limited to, thromboembolic disorders, artery disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancers. NuvaRing and alcohol should not be used together. Side effects related to NuvaRing use should be discussed with one’s medical provider and pharmacist before use.