Preference for gel over suppository as delivery vehicle for a rectal microbicide: results of a randomised, crossover acceptability trial among men who have sex with men.

@article{CarballoDiguez2008PreferenceFG,
  title={Preference for gel over suppository as delivery vehicle for a rectal microbicide: results of a randomised, crossover acceptability trial among men who have sex with men.},
  author={Alex Carballo-Di{\'e}guez and Curtis Dolezal and Jos{\'e} A. Bauermeister and Wesley O'Brien and Ana M Ventuneac and Ken Mayer},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  year={2008},
  volume={84 6},
  pages={483-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether men who have sex with men (MSM) prefer a gel or a suppository as a delivery vehicle for a rectal microbicide. METHODS 77 HIV-negative MSM with a recent history of inconsistent condom use during receptive anal intercourse (RAI) who acknowledged being at risk of contracting HIV were enrolled in a randomised, crossover acceptability trial. They compared 35 ml placebo gel with 8 g placebo rectal suppositories used on up to three RAI occasions each. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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