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They increase the protection by about 5 % I think and the box even tells you that the condoms with spermicidal lubricant are not to be used in place of a vaginal spermicide in combination with a condom the spermicidal lubricant is just there to add a little more insurance in case the condom breaks but as you know many people still do get pregnant so use a more reliable form of Birth Control in combination with the condom....hope this helps Good Luck and God Bless!!

SPERMICIDAL CONDOMSIF THE condom has nonoxynol-9 as a spermicidal lube, nonoxyl-9 does prevent pregnancies and also kills the AIDS virus. However, I don't know HOW MUCH is actually present on the condom, so a good precaution would be to use a nonoxyl-9 suppository such as "ENCARE" in ADDITION to the condom. Encare is sold where condoms and lubricants are sold. Better safe than sorry! AnswerI have never heard of nonoxynol 9 killing the HIV virus there is no scientific evidence of this....

--Check out the website and search nonoxynol-9. There is a great deal of info there. MedScape Select links the search to 170 of the most clinically relevent journals for physicians. Thanks.

Nonoxynol-9 can actually irritate cells prone to HIV and its common to have allergic reactions when using spermicides containing it.

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What do spermicidal condoms do?

Spermicidal condoms kill sperm.

Do spermicidal condoms work?

Yes they do, in fact spermicides used together with latex condoms are quite effective.

Do condoms with spermicidal lube prevent pregnancy?

Properly used they are very effective. BUT no birth control is 100% effective.

Is the spermicidal lubricant on condoms in the condom or on the outside?

Spermicidal lubricant is, I believe, usually on the inside of condoms.

Which condoms have spermicidal fluid?

Trojan Makes a couple spermicidal condoms, ribbed and non ribbed

What are spermicidal condoms?

You have lubrication on all condoms. Some say spermicidal and some say non spermicidal. If it is spermicidal this means that the sperm is killed inside the condom. And No spermicidal means it doesnt kill the sperm.

Is spermicidal foam a non-prescription contraception?

In the US, spermicidal foam is available without a prescription. It is not a very effective contraceptive on its own, but is effective when used with condoms or other forms of contraception.

What do condoms do?

Spermicidal condoms kill sperm.

What condoms contain spermicide?

Trojan makes a couple spermicidal condoms

How effective are spermicide condoms?

Spermicidal condoms are very effective providing they do not rip or tear..1 percent according to condom labels. Condoms are 99.9 percent effective. Word of advice from a single mom though, go get birth control and always use a condom. Better to be super safe, than not.

Which condoms do not have spermicide?

the ones that don't say they are spermicidal.

Why do condoms expire?

The latex or material they are made of can wear down, and become less effective, and expire. Also, if they are spermicidal, the spermicide can expire as well.

Do all condoms contain spermicidal lubricant?

no. read the package

What are the most recommended condoms?

The most recommended condoms, or the safest condoms to use, are Trojan-Enz Spermicidal Condoms. It should be a blue box.

How reliable are spermicidal lubricated condoms?

If used correctly, they are 97% effective. The good thing about the spermicidal condoms are if the condom leaks or breaks, your chances of getting pregnant are still somewhat slim because the spermicide may kill the sperm that 'got away'. Also, condoms are the only protection one gets against STDs. The thing is, when used often, spermicide is harmful to the vagina.

Do Durex condoms have spermicides?

No, just lubricants

What type of condoms are the best?

Trojan brand condoms are the most reliable. Use their spermicidal lubricant types for increased protection.

Birth control methods?

Condoms, IUDs, spermicidal sprays, celibacy, pills.

Do all Trojan condoms have spermicide on them?

No. Only the ones that say Spermicidal Lubricant.

Can i get pregnant while using a lubricant?

Yes, lubricant is not a contraceptive in it's own right. There are lubricants which include a spermicidal agent (something to kill sperm.) They are very unreliable on their own but can improve the reliability of other barrier methods such as condoms or caps.

Are latex condoms best to prevent pregnancy?

Well latex condoms are good to prevent pregnancy for the most part but as opposed to latex or polyurethane condoms or animal skin condoms are all good but I recommend spermicidal lubricated condoms.

Do lifestyles condoms use spermicidal lubricant?

some do some don't. read the box

What are the chances of pregnancy if you use two condoms and the second one is not a spermacidal condom and it breaks during your fertile period?

Hello, I am slightly confused about you using two condoms during intercourse. If you mean your partner was wearing two condoms, one spermicidal and one not spermicidal and the non-spermicidal condom broke, then this is nothing to worry about because your boyfriend was already wearing a second condom which will protect sperm from entering your Vagina.

How safe are condoms?

They are approximately 99% effective when used correctly and even safer when you use spermicidal condoms or if the woman uses a spermiicide in addition to it. They of course become less safe when they break or come off, however this only occurs because they have not been put on correctly.

Do durex natural feeling condoms have spermicide on them?

It will say on the packaging if the condom is spermicidal or it will state on the leaflet.