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Nonoxynol 9


Prevents pregnancy. This medicine is a contraceptive.

Brand Names

Gynol II

When You Should Not Take The Medication

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 Store And Dispose Of This Medicine

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of the used medicine applicator(s), containers and any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Fever or chills.
Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting.
Muscle pain.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or stomach pain.
Sunburn-like rash on face or body.
Trouble or pain on urinating.
Vaginal burning, itching, rash, or discharge.

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