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Lactobacilli are a dominant genera (probiotic) that resides in the female reproductive tract. Lactobacilli promotes resistance to pathogenic microorganisms and promotes maturation and integrity of the genital tract. The lactobacilli administers an agent, interfering with fertilization. As a vaginally applied formulation once or bi-monthly, the contraceptive will persist for long periods.
May 30, 2018
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
Potential Multi-Purpose Technology (MPT):
Once or twice a month
Persistence following application until menses
Began discovery in:
Received grants in 2010 and 2012 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The contraceptive is fully reversible and completely bypasses the hormone axis.
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