Brand name: Today Sponge
A foam sponge worn in the vagina and always used with spermicide. You put in at home each time you have sex. You can buy the sponge at a drugstore. Read more.
The sponge does not protect against HIV or STIs. Always use a condom.
Effectiveness based upon typical use.
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.