Description

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Clinical

Overview

C31G is a potent broad spectrum antimicrobial agent, effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria, yeast and fungi.C31G, vaginal gel is developed by Biosyn Inc. and has commenced enrollment in a phase III pivotal clinical trial for the reduction of sexual transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Pharmacology

Indication

Investigated for use/treatment in contraception, HIV infection, and prevention of stdis.

Pharmacodynamic

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Mechanism of action

The range of organisms killed by C31G has been extended to include enveloped viruses. Coupled with data indicating a low toxicity for mammalian cells, and a much wider range of anti-microbial activity than Nonoxynol-9, it appears that C31G is an ideal agent for use in decreasing the risk of transmis... Read more

Absorption

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Protein binding

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Volume of distribution

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Clearance

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Half life

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Route of elimination

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Toxicity

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Adverse Effects

Contraindications

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Food Interactions

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Interactions

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  • Paracetamol(acetaminophen)
  • Paxil(paroxetine)
  • Pamelor(nortriptyline)
  • Panadol(acetaminophen)
  • Patanol(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Pataday(olopatadine ophthalmic)
  • Parnate(tranylcypromine)
  • Pazeo(olopatadine ophthalmic)
1 References
  1. 1 . Barnhart KT, Pretorius ES, Timbers K, Shera D, Shabbout M, Malamud D: Distribution of a 3.5-mL (1.0%) C31G vaginal gel using magnetic resonance imaging. Contraception. 2005 May;71(5):357-61.PubMed: 15854637