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Vaginal contraceptives

What are vaginal insert contraceptives

Vaginal foams, creams, gels, and suppositories  contain spermicides and are 80% effective. Creams and jellies are usually used in conjunction with condoms thus increasing their contraceptive effectiveness and enhancing protection against venereal disease. Foam comes in a pressurized container with a nozzle or a plastic applicator. You should insert the nozzle or applicator deep into your vagina to ensure that the foam is ejected as close to the cervix as possible. Foam has an immediate effect. Vaginal suppositories, on the other hand, take ten to fifteen minutes to dissolve.

How do vaginal contraceptives work

Vaginal contraceptives need to be placed in the vagina just 4-5 minutes before intercourse.  The spermicidal action of a vaginal contraceptive lasts for about 1 hour after insertion.  The sperm is first immobilized by soluble base and the spermicide then prevents pregnancy from occurring by acting on the sperm and killing it immediately on contact. 

What are the advantages of vaginal contraceptives

The main advantages when compared to other methods of contraception are:

  • No loss of natural feeling when compared to condoms.
  • No side effects such as vomiting, headaches and weight gain when compared to oral pills.
  • No bleeding or pain when compared to the Loop.
  • No interference of a third party because it is do-it-yourself method.

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.1 year ago
Is pessary available in Indian pharmacies as well or do I have to book an apointment with my gynecologist?(I am in the process of finding new one). Kindly advise, thank you.
.1 year ago
Brand name in kerala
Suraj.3 years ago
these are readily available all over India at all chemist shops. they do not require prescription and can be bought over the counter. When used with other methods of contraception, they are very effective.
sanchet.3 years ago
what are the names of some of the vaginal insert contraceptives available in India? where can i get them? do i need to have a prescription? please give details
lalit.4 years ago
where its available in kolkata
RUPAK.4 years ago
Its very good and 100% safe i am using this method for last 10 yrs and there is no problem to my wife. it is easily available in the medical shop named 'Today'
Della.6 years ago
What is the name of the pill that has to be injected in vagina
anand.6 years ago
i will like to know about it
ramesh.6 years ago
i will like
RAYETH.6 years ago
i would loke to know
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