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Mayer Laboratories

Vaginal Contraceptive Sponge

Vaginal Contraceptive Sponge

Item: MYL013

  • Delivers 24-hour protection



  • Features the spermicide nonoxynol 9



  • Disposable


1 Unit

$17.34
MSRP $21.78
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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each sponge) Purpose
Nonoxynol 9 (1,000 mg) Vaginal contraceptive

Uses

Prevents pregnancy

Warnings

  • For vaginal use only
  • Not for rectal (anal) use

Toxic Shock Syndrome: Some cases of Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) have been reported in women using barrier contraceptives, including the sponge. TSS is a rare, but serious disease that may cause death. Warning signs of TSS include fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pain, dizziness, faintness or a sunburn-like rash on face or body. If you have any of these signs, remove the sponge and get medical help right away

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) alert: This product does not protect against HIV/AIDS or other STDs and may increase the risk of getting HIV from an infected partner

Do not use

  • within the first six weeks after giving birth
  • if you have ever had Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • during your menstrual period
  • if you or your sex partner has HIV/AIDS. If you do not know if you or your sex partner is infected, choose another form of birth control
  • if you are allergic to sulfites. This product contains sodium metabisulfite which may cause severe allergic reactions in some people
  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to nonoxynol 9 or this product

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • recently had a miscarriage or an abortion
  • been told that you should not become pregnant
  • a vaginal or uterine condition, such as a vaginal septum or uterine prolapse, which may keep the product from working
  • a new partner, multiple sex partners, unprotected sex. Frequent use (more than once a day) of this product can increase vaginal irritation, which may increase the risk of getting the HIV/AIDS virus or other STDs from infected partners

When using this product

  • you may get vaginal irritation (burning, itching, or a rash)

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you or your partner get burning, itching, a rash, or other irritation of the vagina or penis
  • you or your partner have difficult or painful urination
  • you get abdominal pain, fever, chills, or foul-smelling vaginal discharge
  • you become pregnant

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • before using, read enclosed consumer information leaflet for complete directions and information
  • wet the sponge thoroughly with clean water, squeeze gently until sponge is very sudsy
  • with the dimple side inside, fold sponge. With string loop on bottom end, insert the sponge deep into the vagina (see diagram in enclosed leaflet)
  • protection begins right away and lasts for 24 hours even with repeated acts of intercourse
  • wait 6 hours after last intercourse before removing sponge
  • do not leave sponge in vagina for longer than 30 hours
  • do not re-use the sponge
  • if you have trouble removing or remove only part of the sponge from vagina, contact the Mayer Labs Product Support Line (1-877-494-2525) or a health professional right away

Other information

  • in clinical studies about 1 out of 10 women (9-11%) got pregnant during the first year of use when using this product correctly all the time. The possibility of getting pregnant increases to about 1 out of 7 women (13-16%) when this product was not used correctly
  • studies have raised safety concerns that products containing the spermicide nonoxynol 9 can irritate the vagina and rectum. Sometimes this irritation has no symptoms. This irritation may increase the risk of getting HIV/AIDS from an infected partner
  • you can use nonoxynol 9 for birth control with or without a condom if you have sex with only one partner who is not infected with HIV and who has no other sexual partners or HIV risk factors
  • when used correctly every time you have sex, latex condoms greatly reduce, but do not eliminate, the risk of catching or spreading HIV, the virus that causes AIDS
  • use a latex condom without nonoxynol 9 if you or your sex partner has HIV/AIDS, multiple sex partners, or other HIV risk factors
  • ask a health professional if you have questions about your best birth control and STD prevention methods
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

benzoic acid, citric acid, sodium dihydrogen citrate, sodium metabisulfite, sorbic acid, water in a polyurethane foam sponge

Questions or comments?

Call toll free 1-877-494-2525 M-F 8am-5pm PST

Today® Sponge is a soft polyurethane foam sponge containing nonoxynol 9, a spermicide.

Made in Hyderabad, India

  • 24-Hour Protection
  • Convenient
  • Not Messy
  • 3 vaginal contraceptive sponges containing nonoxynol 9

Shipping Weight

.16 lbs

  • Delivers 24-hour protection



  • Features the spermicide nonoxynol 9



  • Disposable


Mayer Laboratories Vaginal Contraceptive Sponge is a soft polyurethane foam sponge designed to help prevent pregnancy. These sponges deliver safe and effective protection in three ways: they block sperm's path, they absorb sperm and they also continuously release nonoxynol 9, a spermicide that quickly kills sperm on contact.

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