What is it? A film, foam, gel, cream, suppository or sponge used during intercourse.
Effectiveness: approximately 72% effective in typical use.
Price: $15-20 for several uses
How do you use it? You insert it into the vagina before having sex.
Other information: More effective if used with a barrier method like condoms. Condoms that come with spermicide on them are less effective than a separate spermicide used with a condom.
Please note: there are currently no spermicides approved for use by Health Canada.
Questions? Contact the Sex Sense Line at 604-731-7308 (1-800-739-7367) or www.sexsense.org
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