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Biodegradable Norethindrone (NET) Pellets
Cylindrical biodegradable subcutaneous pellets made of fused cholesterol and norethindrone.
May 30, 2018
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
Potential Multi-Purpose Technology (MPT):
Anterion Therapeutics has gone out of business.
Demonstrated efficacy for 2-3 years in Phase II trials, with potential to shorten duration by re-configuring the number and size/shape of the pellets.
Absorbed over time, so do not require removal. Can be removed by a minor surgical procedure, up to a point after which they are too degraded to be removed. Removal takes longer than removal of existing implants.
See also entry on LNG Pellets.
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