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The Duet is a reusable, one-size-fits-all, clear diaphragm made of dipped polyurethane that can be marketed with an ARV gel for multipurpose protection.
May 30, 2018
one sex event
In 2005, ReProtect received NIH funding for further development of Duet device design and manufacturing.
Prior research has been conducted on the acceptability of the Duet as a menstrual collection device.
Regulatory pathway for device-drug dual protection approach not yet established.
Need to demonstrate HIV prevention efficacy with pre-coital, diaphragm-delivered gel is equivalent (or superior) to applicator - delivered pericoital regimen.
Need to demonstrate contraceptive efficacy without a spermicide.
The Duet diaphragm was originally designed for use with BufferGel®. Please see entry for BufferGel for more information on that related product.
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