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Encare (Vaginal contraceptive)
Active Ingredients
In each insert:
Nonoxynol-9 100 mg
for the prevention of pregnancy.
  • For vaginal use only
  • Not for rectal (anal) use

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 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.

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

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

  • at least 10 minutes prior to intercourse: remove the protective wrap and insert Encare into the vagina (see diagram on package insert). Each Encare insert gives you one full hour of protection.
  • may be used with: condom or diaphragm for added protection.
  • before use: read all directions and special warnings on this package and the insert inside.
Other Information
  • 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
  • store at 15-30°C (59-86°F)
  • keep away from excessive heat and moisture.
Inactive Ingredients
polyethylene glycols, sodium bicarbonate, sodium citrate, tartaric acid.
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