A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled safety and acceptability study of two Invisible Condom formulations in women from Cameroon.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Contraception, Volume 80, Issue 5, p.484-92 (2009)


2009, Adolescent, Adult, Anti-Infective Agents, Cameroon, Cervix Uteri, Cohort Studies, Double-Blind Method, Female, Gels, Humans, Middle Aged, Patient Satisfaction, Poloxalene, Prospective Studies, Questionnaires, Sexual Partners, sexually transmitted diseases, Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Vagina, Vaginal Creams, Foams, and Jellies, Young Adult


The objectives of this clinical trial were to evaluate the safety, tolerance and acceptability of two gel formulations of the Invisible Condom: (i) the polymer alone and (ii) the polymer-containing sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) compared to placebo when applied intravaginally with our unique applicator in sexually abstinent and active woman volunteers.