30 December, 2020
Is it halachically permissible to use Phexxi as contraception?
It is a new prescription contraceptive gel that was just FDA approved.
Yes, Phexxi is a permissible form of contraceptive, similar to spermicide.
However it is only 86-93% effective, so you may wish to explore other contraceptive options with a higher level of efficacy. For more information, please see our article on Choosing a Contraceptive Method and the other articles under “Family Planning.”
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