Soon There Could be a Non-Hormonal Form of Male Contraceptive Called Vasagel

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  June 24, 2015 at 5:24 AM Sexual Health News
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The Parsemus Foundation may soon change the contraception game for good. They are currently developing a non-hormonal form of male contraceptive called Vasagel. It would be the first approved male contraceptive method since the condom.
Soon There Could be a Non-Hormonal Form of Male Contraceptive Called Vasagel
Soon There Could be a Non-Hormonal Form of Male Contraceptive Called Vasagel

Vasagel is essentially a gel that is injected into a man's sperm-carrying tubes called vas deferens, accessible through the scrotum. This is done under local anesthesia. It works by blocking the sperms and is expected to be reversible through a second injection that dissolves the 'gel', which is a kind of polymer.

One injection of Vasagel is expected to last up to ten years. If all goes according to plan, the contraception could be available for consumers by 2018.

Source: ANI

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