Calcium Chloride Sterilization

Alternative Name: Epididymal Calchlorin

Description: A non-reversible method that is currently being tested in animals is epididymal injection of calcium chloride dihydrate. Calcium chloride destroys the epididymal tissue where sperm are stored, but does not affect testosterone production, which occurs in the Leydig cells of the testes.

Product Details

User: Male

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Injectable

Duration Type: Permanent

Duration: Permanent

Regimen:
  • single administration

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • calcium chloride dihydrate

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: Parsemus Foundation

Project Phase: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Development

Development Stage: Pre-clinical

Active Development: No

Status Details:
  • Previous research in rams and bulls. Current interest is in use in dogs as hormone-sparing sterilization method.

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