Spermatocidal Agents

Chemical substances that are destructive to spermatozoa used as topically administered vaginal contraceptives.
DrugDrug NameDrug Indication
DB04682Octylphenoxy polyethoxyethanolNot Available
DB05384Carbopol 974PInvestigated for use/treatment in contraception and HIV prevention.
DB06804Nonoxynol-9Nonoxynol 9 is a surfactant spermicide used for contraception in spermicidal creams, jellies, foams, gel, and lubricants. It is also used in conjuction with other methods of contraception, including condoms, cervical caps and diaphragms.
DB09401IsosorbideIndicated for the prevention and treatment of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease. The onset of action of oral isosorbide mononitrate is not sufficiently rapid for this product to be useful in aborting an acute anginal episode.[label]