contraceptive cream

contraceptive cream

A water-soluble cream introduced into the vagina before intercourse to decrease the likelihood of conception. It is impregnated with spermicide. Like contraceptive foams, films, and gels, spermicide-laden contraceptive creams may cause transient vaginal ulceration or epithelial damage.
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6 An allergy to a chemical in the contraceptive cream used by your partner or a reaction to the rubber used in a condom.
A year ago, Hildreth did just that, making global headlines when he developed an odorless, undetectable contraceptive cream that destroys the AIDS virus and holds promise for stopping the transmission of the disease.
three times the number of day-care services now offered by the government, 2,000 women's health clinics, 75,000 women's film, music, literature, or art festivals, fifty women's universities, 1 million highly paid domestic or child care workers, 1 million highly paid home support workers for the housebound elderly, 33,000 battered-women's shelters, 2 billion tubes of contraceptive cream, 200,000 vans for late-night safe transport, 400,000 four-year university scholarships for women.
In 1981, Shoob, sitting without a jury, ruled that the Ortho Gynol contraceptive cream caused birth defects in a newborn child.
6 An allergic reaction such as to a detergent used to wash your underwear, the latex in condoms, or contraceptive cream.
Spermicides II-47 Product Categories II-48 Benefits II-48 Drawbacks II-48 Contraceptive Foam II-48 Delfen Contraceptive Foam II-48 Contraceptive Cream or Jelly II-48 Encare Ovals II-48 Table 12: Effectiveness in Prevention of Pregnancy - Condom and Spermicide, Condom Alone and Spermicide Alone (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49 F.
3 A reaction to a chemical or contraceptive cream used by you or your partner or an allergy to the rubber in condoms.
Has anyone not heard of condoms or contraceptive creams, jellies, film, and suppositories?