diaphragm, Koro-Flex, Koromex, Ortho-Diaphragm (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: There are no side effects associated with proper use of the diaphragm. Spermicides may cause irritation or burning. If this occurs, contact your doctor.
PRECAUTIONS: Avoid the use of petroleum jelly with the diaphragm. Petroleum can weaken latex causing tears and leaks.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: Not applicable.
NOTES: Diaphragms, when used as directed with a spermicidal cream or gel, are 80 to 98% effective in preventing pregnancy. Refer to the instructions provided for proper use of a spermicide.
MISSED DOSE: Not applicable.
STORAGE: Store the diaphragm in the case provided away from heat.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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