Biodegradable LNG Implant (Peking University)

Description: A biodegradable LNG-releasing implant made of PCL/F68 compound with potential 2 years duration

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: Yes

Delivery Method: Subdermal

Duration Type: Long-acting

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • levonorgestrel

Inactive material: PCL/F68

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: Peking University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Chinese Academy of Medical College

Project Phase: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Development

Development Stage: Pre-clinical

Active Development: Unknown

Additional Information

References:
  • Ma G, Song C, et al. (2006) A biodegradable levonorgestrel-releasing implant made of PCL/F68 compound as tested in rats and dogs. Contraception. 74(2): 141-7.

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