N-9


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N-9Nonoxynol9 (spermicide)
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Both the N-9 and N-19 feature an Apple-certified iPod, iPhone and iPad docking and charging station that is wide enough to fit most Apple devices with their protective covers in place, plus a 3.
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An aliquot of sperm suspension was mixed with 150[micro]g/mlofAp and 250[micro]g/ml of N-9 at room temperature and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 15 min.
In this multicenter, randomized clinical trial comparing the efficacy of N-9 spermicide formulations, participants were randomized to one of five formulations (gel, film, or suppository) for coital use.
We are concerned that many people mistakenly believe that N-9 provides extra protection against HIV and STDs when used rectally when in fact there is reason to think that rectal use of N-9 may increase risk of infection.
anyone currently using N-9 as a microbicide to protect themselves from HIV transmission during anal intercourse should be informed of the ineffectiveness of this agent and warned of the potential risk of this practice .
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published similar recommendations, advising family planning providers to inform women at risk of HIV and other STIs that N-9 spermicides do not protect against these infections.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its Guidelines for the Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, also warning against using N-9 for STD prevention.
We are concerned that many people mistakenly believe that N-9 provides extra protection against HIV and STDs when studies show that N-9 increases risk of infection when it is used rectally," said Lori Heise, Director of the Global Campaign for Microbicides, the group spearheading the "Call to Discontinue N-9 for Rectal Use.
If it also provided effective protection against HIV in clinical studies, N-9 could be made rapidly available to women who require protection.
The lead compound is 400-times more potent than N-9 as an anti-HIV agent and at least 10-fold more potent than N-9 as a spermicidal agent.
Further, the results indicate the more frequently they used only N-9 gel (without a condom) to protect themselves, the higher their risk of becoming infected.