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ContraGel Natural Spermicide Alternative
ContraGel contraceptive gel is a nonoxynol 9 free spermicide alternative to be used in conjunction with a diaphragm or cervical cap.
Despite the lack of harsh chemicals ContraGel is effective on a number of levels.
- The thick gel provides the added seal necessary for effective barrier contraceptive use.
- The viscous consistency creates a a physical barrier to the cervix.
- The lactic acid reduces ph-value of vaginal mucus making it inhospitable to sperm.
Before inserting a diaphragm or cervical cap into the vagina cavity, about 3 ml of gel is deposited into the cavity of the diaphragm or the brim of the cervical cap. Then, the diaphragm or cervical cap is folded and inserted into the vagina.
The tip of the cervix should be resting in the gel, and the barrier should be completely covering the cervix. As such, the cervix is covered and closed twice: first by the silicone membrane of the barrier, then by the gel. These two physical barriers prevent sperm from entering the cervix. If sperm does by-passed the silicone barrier, comes in contact with the gel and can not move into the cervix and uterus. Please note the instructions for use on each individual diaphragm or cervical cap to insure proper usage.
ContraGel formula is water-based. It is effective with silicone and natural latex rubber barriers.
Store in a cool and dry place.
ContraGel is a class II medical device. It is approved by the European Union as such with the CE0124 approval mark. It is available Over-The-Counter (OTC) in the UK.
Pharmacist can order ContraGel with PIP 364-9134.
Since 1972, ContraGel has a well established record of use and safety. Its previous brand name when it was under production of NVSH Netherlands was Contracep Green.
ContraGel is not FDA approved so should not be marketed or distributed in the USA
|Product||ContraGel - The Natural Alternative to Spermicide - 60ml Tube|
|Country of Manufacture||Germany|
|Medical Device?||Class IIa|
|Instructions||Download The ContraGel Instructions|
|Product Sheet||Download The ContraGel Product Sheet Here|
|Product Videos||Video: Using ContraGel|
|Consumer Support||Visit BuyContraGel.com For ContraGel Information|
|What's It Used For?||To Ensure The Chosen Barrier Contraceptive Is Well Sealed While Also Immobilizing Sperm|
|Components Included||Water, Lactic Acid, Sodium Lactate, Methyl Cellulose, Sorbic Acid|
|Notes||Must Be Used With A Barrier Contraceptive|
|What's In The Box?||1x ContraGel 60g, 1x Manufacturer's Instructions For Use|
|Why Buy?||All Diaphragms and Cervical Caps Require Contraceptive Gel. Choose Contragel To Avoid Toxic Spermicide. Vegan.|
|Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price||£15.00|