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  • noun organic chemistry Any of a range of polymeric, nonionic surfactants (nonylphenol ethoxylates)

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  • In all of AIDS '23-year history, only one microbicide, a detergent molecule called nonoxynol-9, has been tested, and it proved to be a disaster.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In AIDS '23-year history, only one microbicide, a detergent molecule called nonoxynol-9, has been fully tested, and it proved to be a disaster.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Many condoms come pre-lubricated, but consumers must be wary of a spermicide ingredient called nonoxynol-9 (N9).

    The Huntington News RSS

  • A Canadian researcher will report on adverse effects of nonoxynol 9 -- a contraceptive jelly once believed to afford protection against HIV infection.

    Aids The Next Ten Years

  • The much-touted microbicide known as 'nonoxynol 9' actually increased the chances of women contracting HIV.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • If so, try a different brand; however, if the irritation persists, it may be in reaction to the spermicide nonoxynol 9.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • Contraceptive foams, gels and other over-the-counter contraceptives containing a common spermicide will carry new warnings on their packaging to make it clear that the chemical nonoxynol 9 (N9) does not protect against HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.

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  • And I went for the full-spermicidal, lubricated nonoxynol-nines!”

    Gillian Hearst-Shaw Overcame Her Fear of Condoms; Hopes You Will, Too

  • The conclusions of a 1992 N-9 study were published in the journal JAMA 1992 July 22-29; 268 (4): 477-82 and stated that: "Genital ulcers and vulvitis occurred with increased frequency in nonoxynol 9 sponge users.

    ANC Today

  • We (who conducted the trial) were unable to demonstrate that nonoxynol 9 sponge use was effective in reducing the risk of HIV infection among highly exposed women. "

    ANC Today

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