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Nonoxynol 9 topical Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Nonoxynol 9 topical is also known as: Advantage 24 Contraceptive, Advantage-S, Conceptrol, Delfen Foam, Emko, Encare, Gynol II Jelly with Applicator, K-Y Plus Nonoxynol 9, Koromex, Koromex Contraceptive, Koromex Crystal Clear Gel, Ramses Crystal Clear, Ramses Personal, Semicid Contraceptive Suppositories, Shur-Seal Gel, VCF Vaginal Contraceptive

Nonoxynol 9 topical Pregnancy Warnings

Nonoxynol 9 topical has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. A meta-analysis of available studies concluded that no increased risk of birth defects can be attributed to spermicides. Nonoxynol 9 topical use is considered safe during pregnancy

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Nonoxynol 9 topical Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of nonoxynol 9 topical into human milk. Use of vaginal spermicides has not been reported to cause problems in nursing babies.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Delfen Foam (nonoxynol 9 topical)." Johnson and Johnson/Merck Consumer, Fort Washington, PA.
  2. Einarson TR, Koren G, Mattice D, Schechter-Tsafriri O "Maternal spermicide use and adverse reproductive outcome: a meta-analysis." Am J Obstet Gynecol 162 (1990): 655-60

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Delfen Foam (nonoxynol 9 topical)." Johnson and Johnson/Merck Consumer, Fort Washington, PA.

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