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Medicated Contraceptive Ring-165
Limited Market Approval
The MCR-165 is a modern version of the stainless steel products used in China from the 1960s through the 1990s. It is a ring-shaped IUD made of stainless steel and coiled wire with copper segments and silicone-rubber/indomethacin (5 mg) in the lumen of the coil. It is available in four sizes on the diameter: 19mm, 20mm, 21mm, and 22mm. It is a string-less product.
February 26, 2015
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
stainless steel, silicone, rubber
Potential Multi-Purpose Technology (MPT):
Shanghai Medical Suture Needle Factory
Marketed in China.
In one randomized trial, the MCR-165 produced significantly fewer bleeding days compared to the T-shaped copper IUD.
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