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Spermicides

What are Spermicides

Spermicide is an agent that kills spermatozoa (sperm). Spermicide causes the sperm cell membrane to rupture, so the sperm is unable to fertilize the egg. Creams, jellies, foams etc., containing chemical spermicides are used as contraceptives.

Spermicide is an agent that kills spermatozoa (sperm). Spermicide causes the sperm cell membrane to rupture, so the sperm is unable to fertilize the egg. Creams, jellies, foams etc., containing chemical spermicides are used as contraceptives.

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Types of Spermicides

Please refer to the drug classes listed below for further information.

Medical conditions associated with spermicides:

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