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Lactic acid, citric acid, and potassium bitartrate non-hormonal prescription vaginal pH modulator (VPM) gel for the prevention of pregnancy

A non-hormonal prescription vaginal pH modulator (VPM) gel (Phexxi®), with active ingredients lactic acid, citric acid and potassium bitartrate, has recently been approved for prevention of pregnancy in the United States. The objective of this review is to compile the evidence available from published preclinical and clinical trials to support its use.

July 2022

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A non-hormonal prescription vaginal pH modulator (VPM) gel (Phexxi®), with active ingredients lactic acid, citric acid and potassium bitartrate, has recently been approved for prevention of pregnancy in the United States. The objective of this review is to compile the evidence available from published preclinical and clinical trials to support its use.

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Authors: Su, S. and Vincent, K.L.

Health Risks(s):

  • Unintended Pregnancy

Product type(s):

  • Contraceptives
  • VaginalCream

Topic(s):

  • DrugInteractions
  • Development
  • Trials

Region(s)

  • United States

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