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Medicated γ (Gamma) IUD
Limited Market Approval
The Medicated Gamma IUD is a flexible, stainless steel, uterine-shaped coil with 200-300mm2 of copper segments in the lumen of the coil. It is a string-less product that is removed by inserting a tool through the crevix, hooking the IUD and pulling it out. Silicone-rubber with indomethacin (18 or 25mg) is pressed onto exterior points of the device.
July 21, 2016
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
Potential Multi-Purpose Technology (MPT):
Shanghai Medical Suture Needle Factory
Marketed in China. In several randomized trials in China, the Gamma IUD had fewer removals due to bleeding and pain, compared to T-shaped copper devices, including the TCu380A.
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