Mylan Adds to Growing Women's Healthcare Portfolio with Launch of Generic for Oral Contraceptive Yaz®
In the U.S., Mylan offers more than 20 generic birth control medicines in multiple dosage forms. The products are a part of Mylan's growing U.S. women's healthcare portfolio, which includes a vast suite of medicines to help women manage their health across all the stages of their lives.
U.S. sales for Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, 3 mg/0.02 mg was approximately
Women over 35 years old who smoke should not use Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP, 3 mg/0.02 mg. Cigarette smoking increases the risk of serious cardiovascular events from combination oral contraceptive use.
In all, Mylan currently has 204 ANDAs pending
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