What is Pharmatex?

Pharmatex is non-hormonal, locally applied contraceptive medication that destroy the sperms in the vagina. It should be used before sexual intercourse; the active ingredient has a spermicide effect (destroying the sperms) as it paralyzes the movement of sperms and then breaks them down.

What are the examples of spermicide?

The 6 Types of Spermicide

  • Foam.
  • Film.
  • Inserts, Tablets, or Suppositories.
  • Jelly.
  • Creams and Gels.
  • Sponges.

What is the function of a spermicide?

Spermicides contain chemicals to stop sperm from getting to an egg. They come in several different forms: cream, gel, foam, film, and suppositories. Spermicides can be used alone but are more effective when used with another birth control method, such as condoms or a diaphragm.

What is a suppository for yeast infection?

Vaginal suppositories are solid, oval-shaped medical treatments that are inserted into the vagina using a plastic applicator. They become liquid within the vagina as they warm to the body’s temperature. A vaginal suppository provides targeted relief from conditions affecting the vagina.

How effective is contraceptive gel?

How effective is contraceptive gel? According to the manufacturer, Phexxi used on its own as directed by a doctor is 93 percent effective at preventing pregnancy, and 86 percent effective with typical use.

How do you use spermicide cream?

Apply spermicide. Find a comfortable position, such as lying down. Using an applicator or your fingers, insert spermicide into your vagina on or near your cervix. If you use an applicator, fill the applicator with the recommended amount of cream, gel or foam and insert it into your vagina as far as it will go.

Can sperms cause yeast infection?

Vaginal Sex But sometimes sexual activity can lead to vaginitis. Your partner’s natural genital chemistry can change the balance of yeast and bacteria in your vagina. In rare cases, you can have an allergic reaction to your partner’s semen.

How long should vaginal suppository stay?

Carefully push the suppository, tapered end first, about 1 inch into your bottom. Close your legs and sit or lie still for about 15 minutes to let it dissolve.