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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.

List of Spermicides:

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Drug Name Reviews Avg. Ratings
VCF Vaginal Contraceptive
Generic name: nonoxynol 9
4 reviews
2.2
Encare
Generic name: nonoxynol 9
0 reviewsAdd rating
Shur-Seal Gel
Generic name: nonoxynol 9
0 reviewsAdd rating
For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).

Further information

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See Also

Medical conditions associated with spermicides: