Biodegradable pHEMA-based Implant

Description: A biodegradable hydrogel rod containing three types of microspheres that can release contraceptive hormone for up to 18 months.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: Yes

Delivery Method: Subdermal

Duration Type: Long-acting

Duration: 18 months

Regimen:
  • Single insertion

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • levonorgestrel

Inactive material: pHEMA; PLLA; PLA; PCL

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: University of Washington

Project Phase: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Development

Development Stage: Pre-clinical

Began discovery in: 2015

Active Development: No

Status Details:
  • Preclinical development currently underway.

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