Description: A modified version of a drug currently approved as an anti-protozoal and contraceptive for avians that may alter sperm receptor proteins.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Oral

Duration Type: Short-acting

  • daily

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • nicarbazin

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: Innolytics LLC

Project Phase: Discovery and Early Development

Development Stage: Lead Optimization

Active Development: No

Status Details:
  • Testing was done in rats. As in birds, the rat ovaries collected 4,4A-dinitrocarbanilide (DNC), the bioactive moiety in nicarbazin. However, contraceptive effectiveness in mammals could not be confirmed. Innolytics is not currently pursuing further work on OvoControl as a contraceptive in humans.

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