Transcervical Polymer RISUG

Alternative Name: RISUG in the Fallopian Tube

Description: A transcervical contraceptive made from a polymer compound for its ability to incapacitate both sperm and egg. It is a variation of reversible inhibition of sperm under guidance (RISUG) in the fallopian tubes.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Fallopian Tube

Duration Type: Permanent, Long-acting

Duration: Either permanent or reversible

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Project Phase: Discovery and Early Development

Development Stage: Prototype Development

Active Development: Unknown

Status Details:
  • This product received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Exploration grant in 2010.

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