Do not use the thermal ring:
- Under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, psychoactive substances and illegal drugs as they may alter your ability to make sound judgements.
- If you suffer from irritation or topical infection of the skin. Please treat them before you start wearing the ring as extended contact between the ring and the skin could aggravate irritations and infections of the skin in the penis, scrotum, groin and pubis areas.
- If your sensitivity in the penis, scrotum, groin or pubis areas is altered, as you won’t feel the pain in case there is a problem.
- If you observe a strength decline in the hands, as it will make it difficult for you to place and remove the thermal ring appropriately.
Using other contraception methods in addition to the thermal ring is not contraindicated.
If the thermal ring is correctly installed and if the size fits your morphology, it should stay in place for the whole wearing period.
If you feel that a testicle has moved back down or that the thermal ring has moved, check its position and that of your testicles.
You can urinate, have sexual intercourse, get erections and go about your daily and professional business just like you normally would.
If you have worn the ring longer than 16 hours a day: it is not advised to wear the thermal ring over 16 hours a day on a regular basis. However, it can happen exceptionally and with your general practitioner’s approval.
If you have forgotten to wear the thermal ring for one day out of a 30-day period: the thermal ring must be worn every day in order to guarantee its contraceptive efficiency. Start applying the male thermal contraception protocol on the following like you usually do.
If you have forgotten to wear the thermal ring more than one day out of a 30-day period: contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice. It is recommended to use an additional contraception method while your make sure you are still below the contraceptive threshold according to the protocol explained in section 3.
In case you feel any pain while wearing the ring: Stop wearing it immediately. Try again a few hours later. If pain persists, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
If you have any other questions regarding the use of this device, ask your doctore or pharmacist for more information.