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Spermicide used alone for contraception

This review examined RCTs of spermicide used alone for contraception and presents efficacy findings for each study. Pregnancy rates varied considerably between trials; personal characteristics and behavior of users also impacted the probability of preventing pregnancy.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Sep 30;9: CD005218.

http://summaries.cochrane.org/CD005218/spermicide-used-alone-for-birth-control

  • Topic: Contraception
  • Type: Staff Publication
  • Author: Grimes, D.A., Lopez, L.M., Raymond, E.G., Halpern, V., Nanda, K., Schulz, K.F.
  • Published: September 2013