Selected woman’s characteristics
Breastfeeding Status:
Time Selected: Between 0 hours and 12 months
Method Selected: Male Sterilization
Note: Some methods are unavailable for specific time ranges

Description

Permanent contraception to block or cut the vas deferens tubes that carry sperm from the testicles

How it works

Keeps sperm out of ejaculated semen.
 

Effectiveness to prevent pregnancy

>99% after 3 months semen evaluation

97–98% with no semen evaluation

Comments

3 months delay in taking effect while stored sperm is still present; does not affect male sexual performance; voluntary and informed choice is essential

Conditions / Subconditions

Breastfeeding Status:

No breastfeeding status was selected using the "Women’s characteristics" filters.

Breastfeeding Category Clarifications/Special considerations
Breastfeeding No assigned category
Non-breastfeeding Category Clarifications/Special considerations
Non-breastfeeding No assigned category

Medical Condition:

No medical conditions were selected using the "Women’s characteristics" filters.

Cardiovascular disease Category Clarifications/Special considerations
Current and history of ischaemic heart disease No assigned category
Stroke
Diabetes Category Clarifications/Special considerations
Diabetes C Clarification: If blood glucose is not well controlled, referral to a higher-level facility is recommended.
Headaches Category Clarifications/Special considerations
a) Non-migrainous (mild or severe) No assigned category
b) Migraine
i) without
aura
age < 35 years
age > 35 years
ii) with aura, at any age
HIV WHO Stage 3 or 4 Category Clarifications/Special considerations
Severe or advanced HIV clinical disease (WHO
stage 3 or 4)
S Clarification: The presence of severe or advanced HIV clinical disease may require that the procedure be delayed.

HIV WHO Stage 3 or 4

    Clarification: The presence of severe or advanced HIV clinical disease may require that the procedure be delayed.
Hypertension Category Clarifications/Special considerations
Hypertension No assigned category
Obesity Category Clarifications/Special considerations
a) > 30 kg/m2 BMI No assigned category
b) Menarche to < 18 years and ≥30 kg/m2 BMI
Pelvic infection Category Clarifications/Special considerations
a) Scrotal skin infection D
b) Active STI D
c) Balanitis D
d) Epididymitis or orchitis D
Tuberculosis Category Clarifications/Special considerations
a) Non-pelvic No assigned category
b) Pelvic
Venous thromboembolism Category Clarifications/Special considerations
a) History of DVT/PE No assigned category
b) Acute DVT/PE
c) DVT/PE and established on anticoagulant therapy
d) Family history (first-degree relatives)

Drug Interactions:

No drug interactions were selected using the "Women’s characteristics" filters.

Anticonvulsants Category Clarifications/Special considerations
a) Certain anticonvulsants,(phenytoin, carbamazepine, barbiturates, primidone, topiramate, oxcarbazepine) No assigned category
b) Lamotrigine
Antimicrobial Therapy Category Clarifications/Special considerations
a) Broad-spectrum antibiotics No assigned category
b) Antifungals
c) Antiparasitics
Antiretroviral Therapy Category Clarifications/Special considerations
Antiretroviral Therapy No assigned category

Other:

No other conditions were selected using the "Women’s characteristics" filters.

Adolescents Category Clarifications/Special considerations
Adolescents C Clarification: Young men, like all men, should be counselled about the permanency of sterilization and the availability of alternative, long-term, highly effective methods.
Smoking Category Clarifications/Special
considerations
a) Age < 35 years No assigned category
b) Age > 35 years
i) < 15 cigarettes / day
ii) > 15 cigarettes / day
Note: Some methods are unavailable for specific time ranges