Always only use 100% water-based lubricants with the device. Never use mineral oils or petroleum jelly as a lubricant because they can damage the PC Stim Electrode.
Never use lubricants containing silicone of any kind. Silicone is an insulator and can also potentially bond to the Electrode surface. (See “Adverse Reactions,” page 9 of the User’s Manual).
Never use any lubricant that contains Nonoxynol-9 (N-9) – a common active ingredient in spermicide that has been associated with a number of possible allergic reactions such as irritation, itching or burning. Women may also experience urinary tract infections, yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis after using N-9. Toxic Shock Syndrome has also been associated with the use of N-9.
Avoid lubricants with Glycerin, Parabens, Phenoxyethanol, Propylene Glycol or Chlorhexidine. Glycerin may convert to sugar inside the vagina, which can cause yeast infections in some women. Parabens are synthetic preservatives that can be absorbed through skin and may mimic estrogen in the body.
Phenoxyethanol has possible links to toxicity and skin irritation. Propylene Glycol and Chlorhexidine can be irritating to some women.
Stay vigilant! Avoid ingredients for which you may be allergic. You may find it convenient to purchase your lubricant direct from Relevium Labs, Inc. along with batteries and replacement PC Stim Electrodes. Please read the User’s Manual carefully before use.