nonoxynol

nonoxynol

 [non-ok´sĭ-nol]
any of a group of compounds of the general composition, C15H24O(C2H4O)n, which are assigned a number according to the value of n. Nonoxynol 4, 15, and 30 are nonionic surfactants; nonoxynol 9 is a spermicide.

nonoxynol

(nō-nŏks′ĭ-nŏl)
A general class of surface-active agents with the basic formula of C15H24O(C2H4O)n, named with respect to the value of n. Nonoxynol 9 is a spermicide.

nonoxynol

a group of compounds of the general composition, C15H24O(C2H4O)n, which are assigned a number according to the value of n. Nonoxynol 4, 15 and 30 are nonionic surfactants; nonoxynol 9 is a spermaticide.
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Dermatitis in response to the spermicidal agents used in contraceptive creams like nonoxynol 9 and also to the rubber in condoms have also been reported.
FDA Mandates New Warning for Nonoxynol 9 OTC Contraceptive Products.
Among the different nonoxynol derivatives designated as N1-N15, p-nonyl phenoxy polyethoxy ethanol (N-9) is reported to be the most potent spermicide (Shah et al.
Efficacy of nonoxynol 9 contraceptive sponge use in preventing heterosexual acquisition of HIV in Nairobi prostitutes.
The Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers to include a warning label on all over-the-counter, stand-alone vaginal contraceptive and spermicide products containing nonoxynol 9, saying that the chemical does not protect against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
The Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers to include a warning label on all over-the-counter, stand-alone vaginal contraceptive and spermicide products containing nonoxynol 9; the label must say that the chemical does not protect against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
In vivo studies seem to indicate that Carrageenan personal lubricant can prevent genital transmission of HPV, even in the presence of nonoxynol 9 spermicide, which recent studies have shown can increase the risk of virus transmission.
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Latex condoms with nonoxynol nine provide the most protection.
Use a condom lubricated with a spermicide containing nonoxynol 9 which may kill HIV;
Be sure to stress that latex condoms are preferable and should be used in conjunction with a water-soluble lubricant containing at least 65 mg of the spermacide nonoxynol 9, which kills the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
The effect appears to occur even in the presence of' nonoxynol 9 spermicide, which has been shown in recent studies to increase the risk of virus transmission.