Reversible Inhibition Of Sperm Under Guidance

  • The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has successfully tested a long-lasting
    male contraceptive called “Reversible Inhibition of Sperm Under Guidance” (RISUG).
  • RISUG is a non-hormonal injectable male contraceptive that blocks the production of
    sperm by creating a physical barrier in the vas deferens, the tube that carries sperm.
  • It begins to work within two months of injection and remains effective for up to a
  • The overall efficacy of RISUG in achieving azoospermia (absence of sperm) was 97.3%,
    and it was 99.02% effective in preventing pregnancy without any serious side effects.
  • This breakthrough in male contraception offers a safe, effective, and long-lasting option
    for family planning