Vaginal contraceptive film, foam, inserts

Method

Efficacy

Protection against

HIV & AIDS

Advantages & Disadvantages

 

 

Vaginal contraceptive film, foam, inserts

 

74–94%; 
efficacy maximal when used with barrier method

 

 

No

Advantages:

  • Readily available
  • Relatively inexpensive
  • Provides lubrication


Disadvantages:

  • No protection from STI’s/HIV infection
  • Some users experience irritation and/or allergies
  • Must be inserted within an hour before intercourse

 

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