Synonyms of prophylactic in English:

prophylactic


See definition of prophylactic

adjective

1‘prophylactic measures should be taken’

SYNONYMS
preventive, preventative, precautionary, protective, disease-preventing, pre-emptive, counteractive, preclusive, anticipatory, inhibitory, deterrent

noun

1‘vaccination remains one of the greatest prophylactics the world has ever known’

SYNONYMS
preventive measure, precaution, safeguard, safety measure
preventive medicine

2‘a packet of prophylactics’

SYNONYMS
condom, sheath
female condom
British Trademark Durex, Femidom
informal Frenchy
British informal johnny, something for the weekend
North American informal rubber, safe, safety, skin
British informal, dated French letter
dated protective