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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 Avg. Rating Reviews
VCF Vaginal Contraceptive
Generic name: nonoxynol 9
3.8
5 reviews
Shur-Seal Gel
Generic name: nonoxynol 9
No reviews
Encare
Generic name: nonoxynol 9
No reviews
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).

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Medical conditions associated with spermicides:

Further information

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