Product Overview

Alternative Name: Capronor Biodegradable ImplantĀ 

Development Status: Inactive

Target: Female

Mode: Hormonal

Delivery Type: Subdermal

Duration Type: Long-acting

Description: Capronor is a single-capsule, biodegradable, subdermal contraceptive that releases levonorgestrel over a 12- to 18-month period.

Updated date: July 18, 2016

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Project Phase: Late Development

Project Stage: Phase II

Status Details:
  • Development abandoned in the 1990s due to skin irritation and stability in storage issues. There were also concerns about removal of the device and a long tail effect.

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