Spermicides are chemicals that are used during sexual intercourse that prevent conception by rendering sperm ineffective. They come as:
- foams, or
Spermicides don't work as well as other reversible barrier methods of birth control.
Permanent methods of birth control include tubal ligation or implants for women and vasectomy for men. Pre-procedure, procedure, and post-procedure information should be reviewed with your physician to discuss effectiveness of the procedure, recovery time, and any other necessary concerns in regard to the procedure.
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