Amphora® Gel

Description: Amphora is a non-hormonal vaginal gel that works by maintaining a low vaginal pH that creates a hostile environment to sperm and bacteria. Amphora uses lactic acid to maintain the acidic pH in the vagina.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Vaginal Gel

Duration Type: Pericoital

Duration: Single use

  • single

Dose: 5 grams

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • Lactic acid
  • Citric Acid
  • Potassium Bitartrate

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): Yes

Status Details

Developer: Evofem, Inc.

Project Phase: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Development

Development Stage: Phase III

Active Development: Yes

Status Details:
  • The Phase III contraceptive clinical trial concluded in 2014. The trial compared the effectiveness of Amphora with FDA-approved Conceptrol, which contains nonoxynol-9.
  • There is another ongoing phase III clinical study that began in 2017 on contraceptive efficacy and safety.

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