nonoxynol-9


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nonoxynol-9

(nŏn-ŏk′sə-nôl′nīn′, -nŏl′-, -nōl′-)
n.
A spermicide widely used in contraceptive creams, foams, and lubricants.

nonoxynol-9

A SURFACTANT spermicidal drug intended for use in conjunction with barrier contraceptives. It is available as a foam, pessary, gel, or cream. Brand names are Delfen, Double Check, Ortho-Forms, Duragel, Gynol II and Ortho-Creme.
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Keywords: chlamydia, sexually transmitted, sexually transmitted disease, condom, condoms, latex condom, latex condoms, lesbian, risk for chlamydia, spermicide, nonoxynol-9
Nonoxynol-9 for preventing vaginal acquisition of HIV infection by women from men (Cochrane Review).
In 2000, results of a trial involving female sex workers in South Africa, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire and Thailand showed that nonoxynol-9 is ineffective for prevention of HIV transmission (source: Van Damme L et al.
The poster reemphasized the risk for transmission of HIV associated with anal intercourse; encouraged the use of latex condoms and water-based lubricants, including those with nonoxynol-9 spermicide; and discouraged anal intercourse without condoms, rectal douching before and after anal intercourse, and the use of "natural membrane" condoms and petroleum-based lubricants.
But some good news: At the recent ASM meeting came confirmation of last year's reports that nonoxynol-9, the active ingredient in most spermicides and in a commercially available contraceptive sponge, has an anti-chlamydial effect in mouse cells in vitro.
creators of WET(TM) products, has voluntarily and proactively removed the ingredient Nonoxynol-9 from its WET Original Formula Personal Lubricant Gel.
Point out that recent studies have shown that microbicides such as nonoxynol-9 may increase HIV transmission since they often irritate the epithelium.
Initially, expectations for existing over-the-counter spermicides containing nonoxynol-9 were great.
Each Carter brand, Trojan, Mentor, Class Act and Naturalamb features at least one variety with Nonoxynol-9 spermicidal lubricant for extra protection against pregnancy.
In particular, a recent study suggested that a nonoxynol-9 product might have increased the risk of HIV infection, perhaps by causing genital tract lesions.
Planned Parenthood's decision is a result of recent research from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that showed that nonoxynol-9 offers no protection against sexually transmitted infections.
Evidence is accumulating that nonoxynol-9 is ineffective as a vaginal microbicide.