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Spermicides - contraceptive action of spermicides

The mechanism of the contraceptive action of spermicides (or chemical contraceptives) is based on the ability of the active ingredient in their composition to destroy spermatozoa within a few seconds (no more than 60). Such a strict requirement for the time interval is explained by the ability of spermatozoa to penetrate the cervical canal after a few seconds after ejaculation, and after 90 seconds - to reach the fallopian tubes.

As an active ingredient in modern spermicides, they are used:

• surfactants: nonoxynol-9, octoxynol, menfegol, benzalkonium chloride (benzalkonium chloride - dimethyl-alkyl-benzyl-ammonium-benzalkonium chloride - causes total destruction of spermatozoa for 20 seconds at a concentration of 0.005%, which is superior to nonoxynol-9, which exceeds the effect of nonoxynol-9, spermatozoids exceed concentration of 0.005% for 20 seconds, which is superior to nonoxynol-9, but is superior to nonoxynol-9; and antiviral action against herpes viruses types 1 and 2, cytomegalovirus, HIVS),

• active enzyme inhibitors: A-gene 53 (A-gen 53), syn-a-gene (Syn-a-gen).
In addition to the active substance, the carrier is included in the composition of spermicides - a means that provides dispersion and enveloping effect in the vagina, due to which a kind of barrier arises around the cervix.

The contraceptive effect of spermicides is low - 25-30 pregnancies per 100 women / years.



Advantages of the method:

• simplicity and availability,

• protects against sexually transmitted diseases, inflammation of the pelvic organs and infertility while being used with barrier agents (no-Noxynol-9 in vitro causes the death of gonococci, genital herpes virus, trichomonads, treponema virus, immunodeficiency virus).
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Spermicides - contraceptive action of spermicides

  1. Chemical methods of barrier contraception (spermicides)
    Spermicides are chemical agents that inactivate sperm in the vagina and prevent its passage into the uterus. Modern spermicides consist of two components: a chemical that inactivates spermatozoa, and a base that promotes the spread of spermicides in the I vagina. One of the currently most common active ingredients of spermicides is benzalkonium.
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  3. Contraceptive sponge
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