vaginal ring

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vaginal ring

a silicon ring impregnated with a drug (for example, estrogen) designed for sustained release.
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vaginal ring

Gynecology An annular contraceptive device inserted in the vagina before coitus, which slowly releases levonorgestrel or progesterone. See Norplant, Pearl index. Cf Female condom.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vag·i·nal ring

(vaj'i-năl ring)
A silicon ring impregnated with a drug (e.g., estrogen) designed for sustained release.
Synonym(s): vaginal pouch.
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The presentations will focus on recently completed studies designed to determine drug concentration and release characteristics for DARE-HRT1 and DARE-FRT1, novel intravaginal ring drug delivery product candidates containing bio-identical hormones being developed for the treatment of menopause-related vasomotor symptoms and luteal phase pregnancy maintenance, respectively.
Particle Sciences brings its proven track record and extensive expertise in the development and manufacturing of intravaginal ring devices and complex formulations to the partnership.
Catalent will continue to support Juniper's Crinone (progesterone gel) franchise marketed by Merck KGaA outside of the US Juniper's Intravaginal Ring development pipeline was previously licensed to Dare Bioscience, and Catalent will not be involved in the further development of this programme.
Catalent will continue to support Juniper's Crinone (progesterone gel) franchise marketed by Merck KGaA outside of the US Juniper's Intravaginal Ring development pipeline was previously licensed to DarA(c) Bioscience, and Catalent will not be involved in the further development of this programme.
The company is also leveraging its differentiated intravaginal ring technology, which offers the potential to address unmet needs in women's health.
First-line treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding in teens is hormonal contraception, either combination oral contraceptive pills, the transdermal patch, or the intravaginal ring, which can be combined with other therapies.
"An intravaginal ring for the simultaneous delivery of an HIV-1 maturation inhibitor and reverse-transcriptase inhibitor for prophylaxis of HIV transmission," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 104(10): 3426-3439.
CONRAD's TFV LNG Intravaginal ring in the news, http://www.conrad.org/news-pressreleases-93.html.
Washington, July 3 ( ANI ): A new study has found that when a novel intravaginal ring is implanted with anti-retroviral drug tablets or pods, it demonstrates sustained and controlled drug release and safety over 28 days from HIV.
Sustained-release saquinavir from an intravaginal ring in sheep.
In a study examining persistence to extended-release agents (oxybutynin or tolterodine), only 44% of those taking a long-acting agent remained adherent past 30 days.[sup.11] Other methods that can be used in an effort to improve persistence are the use of more selective M3 antagonists (e.g., solifenacin, darifenacin, fesoterodine) and alternative routes of delivery of oxybutynin (e.g., patch, gel, intravaginal ring).
Polyurethane intravaginal ring for controlled delivery of dapivirine, a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor of HIV-1.

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