Ноноксинол Drug photo

The description is actual on 13.02.2015

  • Latin name: Nonoxinol
  • ATH code: G02BB
  • Active ingredient: Nonoksinol (Nonoxinol)
  • Producer: GmbH Amcapharm Pharmaceutical, Germany


As a part of one suppository Nonoksinol contains 120 mg of a nonoksinol + lactic acid, a macrogoal 1000, PEG 400.

Release form

Means is issued in the form of white or with a yellow shade of oval candles, in strip planimetric packagings on 5 pieces, packagings in their cardboard pack 10.

Pharmacological action


Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Nonoksinol – a non-hormonal contraceptive. Active component of drug nonoksinol-9 has obviously expressed spermicidal effect. Substance destroys a spermatozoon acrosome membrane that results in its inability to dissolve an ovum membrane.

Also there is an opinion that Nonoksinol possesses antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral influence in relation to STD activators.

Indications to use

Means is appointed:

  • for incidental contraception;
  • if there was a need to refuse oral contraceptives;
  • at contraindications to reception of hormonal tablets;
  • during therapy by means which reduce reliability of oral contraceptives;
  • at irregular sex life for protection from undesirable pregnancy and STD.


Contraceptive candles Nonoksinol cannot be used:

Side effects

Candles can cause irritation in a vagina, unpleasant feelings, an itch, burning and irritation. Other allergic reactions of local character were also seldom observed.

The instruction on Nonoksinol (A way and a dosage)

Candles apply intravaginalno.

According to the instruction on candles Nonoksinol, they should be entered deeply into a vagina in 10 minutes prior to expected sexual intercourse.

Within 6 hours after a coitus the woman is recommended to refrain from hygienic procedures.

During the following sexual intercourse it is desirable to use one more suppository.


Overdose cases are not registered by means. The probability of accidental or special overdose is extremely small.


Suppositories are not recommended to be combined with other intravaginalny means. It reduces efficiency of means.

Terms of sale

Without recipe.

Storage conditions

To store in the place unavailable to children. Temperature condition – is not higher than 25 degrees.

Period of validity

36 months.

Special instructions

At emergence of any side reactions it is recommended to stop using drug.

Before use of suppositories it is recommended to consult with the doctor.

Means can be combined with a condom.

If the candle thawed (a period of validity and conditions of long storage are not violated), it can be put in the refrigerator for acquisition of an initial form.

It is recommended to use means as seldom as possible in connection with increase of risk of development of side effects at frequent use.


Coincidence on the ATH code of the 4th level:

Candles of Patenteks, Oval of N and Sterilin also contain nonoksinol.


  • Nonoksinol of 120 mg No. 10 of a candle vaginalnyeamkafarm Pharmaceutical Gmbh

Drugstore of IFC

  • Nonoksinol supp.vagin. 120 mg No. 10, Amcapharm Pharmaceutical Gmbhgermaniya
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Section: Contraceptives
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