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Spermicide used alone for contraception

Published
September 8th, 2013
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Contraception
Authors
Raymond, Elizabeth G., Grimes, D.A., Lopez, L.M., Raymond, E.G., Halpern, V., Nanda, K., Schulz, K.F.

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.