Implants for the Prototype Male Contraceptive Pill, 1999

Made:
1999 in Netherlands
maker:
Organon International

Two implants, each containing 200mg of testosterone, for the male contraceptive pill manufactured by Organon, Netherlands. 85 mm x 10 mm, 7 g each. Edinburgh University used these implants in combination with pills during successful trials in 1999, volunteers had to take four pills daily and two implants were inserted in the abdomen every twelve weeks. The implant is stored with cotton wool in a glass container to ensure that it is sterile, the glass must be broken to remove the implant. One implant is in a plastic tray in a box with instructions, the other is just in a plastic tray. Organon Laboratories Ltd., Netherlands, 1999.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Object Number:
2002-556 Pt2
Materials:
complete, cotton wool, glass and testosterone
Measurements:
glass container: 3.3465 x .3937 in.; 85 x 10 mm
type:
testosterone
credit:
Organon, Netherlands

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