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Finding spermicide for diaphragm in Israel

10 October, 2016

Question:

We live in Israel and received a psak to use a diaphragm. Now we are looking to buy spermicide and can't find any. Can you give an exact address of a pharmacy that has spermicide?


Answer:

If you live in the Yerushalayim area, spermicidal gel for use with diaphragm can usually be obtained directly from the Alba pharmacy on Rehov Yaffo 02-6253703 or from the Oranim pharmacy in the shopping center on Shai Agnon 02-6792632. In Bet Shemesh, it is available at Broder 02-9993990, in Kefar Saba, at Pharma Shop, and at Shor Tabachnik in downtown Tel Aviv. Pharma Shop Kefar Saba reportedly will sell by phone and mail out: 09-7425850. Shor Tabachnik also sells "Orto-Krem" via their website: shor.co.il

Some pharmacies may require a prescription (from a gynecologist or family doctor) or an import form, and stock may vary, so it is best to call ahead.

We hope this helps. Please write back with any further questions.

June, 2017: A visitor to the site wrote in to refer us to a source for ContraGel in Israel: https://www.facebook.com/pg/contragel.israel/about/

 


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