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FDA Medwatch Alert: Nonoxynol 9 (N9) OTC Contraceptive Products

Posted 18 Dec 2007 by

[Posted 12/18/2007] FDA issued a final rule that requires that manufacturers of over-the-counter stand-alone vaginal contraceptive and spermicidal products containing the chemical ingredient nonoxynol 9 (N9) include a warning that the chemical N9 does not provide protection against infection from HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Stand-alone ...

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