Nonoxynol 9 (Into the vagina)
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Nonoxynol 9 (Into the vagina)

Nonoxynol 9 (noe-NOX-i-nol 9)

Prevents pregnancy. This medicine is a contraceptive.

Brand Name(s):

Conceptrol, Encare, Gynol II, Today Sponge

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to nonoxynol 9 or to sulfites. Do not use this medicine within the first 6 weeks after giving birth, or during your menstrual period. You should not use this medicine if you have had Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS).

How to Use This Medicine:

Gel/Jelly, Sponge, Suppository

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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