In 2016, with a market share of over 57%, the Americas emerged as the market leader in the global contraceptive sponges
market, followed by EMEA with over 23% and APAC with over 19%.
Associated Press, Contraceptive sponge
back on the market, Washington Post, Mar.
of Milano, Italy, which has manufactured for it and distributes a product known by the trademark name of "Protectaid F-5 Gel", a contraceptive sponge
One way of improving its efficiency is to use it in conjunction with a contraceptive sponge
Younger women were more aware of methods such as condoms, withdrawal, the morning-after pill, the contraceptive sponge
, and the female condom, which are methods that could be used more episodically or spontaneously.
That trend influenced the imminent return to the market of the Today brand contraceptive sponge
The use of diaphragm or contraceptive sponge
provides some women with better protection against certain sexually transmitted diseases than does relying on their partner's use of a condom.
Axcan is also active in contraception and in the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases with PROTECTAID(R), a contraceptive sponge
Depo-Provera), birth control patch, and vaginal ring; and less effective included condom, diaphragm, cervical cap, contraceptive sponge
, rhythm method, and withdrawal during typical use.
Women will have an additional contraceptive choice this fall, when the contraceptive sponge
is expected to be reintroduced to pharmacy shelves.
Category n Sample for this question(*) 909 Currently using any method 722 Currently not using any method 187 Reasons for non-use response (n=187)(*) "None, I'm pregnant" 82 "None, I'm trying to get pregnant" 33 "None, I do not use any method" 72 Responses chosen by women who listed one or more methods (n=722)(*) Condom 319 Intrauterine device (IUD) 244 Pill (oral contraception) 237 Rhythm 171 Withdrawal 124 Vaginal suppository 28 Contraceptive cream/foam/jelly 18 Other 14 Cervical cap 10 Diaphragm with cream/foam/jelly 9 Sterilization (myself) 8 Hysterectomy (menopause) 8 Contraceptive sponge
7 Sterilization (partner) 4 Diaphragm alone 3 Category % Sample for this question(*) -- Currently using any method 79.
0% Advanced Care By SKU Product Size Manufacturer Today contraceptive sponge
3s Whitehall Today contraceptive sponge
6s Whitehall Gynol II refill 3.