Spermicide

Multiple Brands

94% Effective
Lasts 3 Months

Are there any side effects?

Side effect may include vaginal irritation.

 

Nonoxynol-9 (the most common spermicide) may increase the risk of HIV and other STDs.

A liquid, foam or strip that stops sperm from moving to prevent fertilization. You can buy spermicide at a drug store. Read more.

Spermicide does not protect against HIV or STIs. Always use a condom.

Effectiveness based upon typical use.​