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Shur-Seal Gel Side Effects

Generic name: nonoxynol 9 topical

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 10, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about nonoxynol 9 topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Shur-Seal Gel.

Applies to nonoxynol 9 topical: vaginal film, vaginal gel, vaginal suppository. Other dosage forms:

Serious side effects of Shur-Seal Gel

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Vaginal irritation.
  • Burning.
  • Trouble passing urine.
  • Pain when passing urine.
  • Bad-smelling vaginal discharge.
  • If your sex partner has irritation of the penis, trouble passing urine, or pain when passing urine.

Other side effects of Shur-Seal Gel

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-332-1088. You may also report side effects at https://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to nonoxynol 9 topical: vaginal cream with applicator, vaginal device, vaginal film, vaginal foam, vaginal foam with applicator, vaginal gel, vaginal gel with applicator, vaginal suppository.

Genitourinary

Frequency not reported: Epithelial damage[Ref]

Immunologic

Frequency not reported: Increased risk of human immunodeficiency virus infection[Ref]

Local

Frequency not reported: Application site reactions (irritation, pain, discomfort, burning sensation, itching, dryness, rash, and redness of the vulva, vagina or penis)[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Frequency not reported: Hypersensitivity[Ref]

More about Shur-Seal Gel (nonoxynol 9 topical)

Patient resources

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References

1. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.