Silicone Based Release Systems

  • Gordon W. Duncan
  • Donald R. Kalkwarf
  • Jack T. Veal
Part of the Polymer Science and Technology book series (POLS, volume 8)


The pharmacologic control of fertility as presently practiced requires a substantial motivational involvement on behalf of the user and interferes with far more of the reproductive process than is necessary to achieve an acceptable level of effectiveness. A solution to both of these problems can reside in the development of delivery systems for contraceptive drugs which necessitate less overt attention by the user and/or which deliver the contraceptives more selectively to the requisite target tissue.


Cupric Oxide Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Polyethylene Vinyl Acetate Overt Attention Sustained Release System 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gordon W. Duncan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Donald R. Kalkwarf
    • 2
  • Jack T. Veal
    • 2
  1. 1.Battelle Population Study CenterSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Battelle-Northwest LaboratoriesRichlandUSA

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