Mylan launches generic transdermal contraceptive

Aiming to capture a chunk of Janssen Pharmaceuticals' (JNJ) ORTHO EVRA (Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System 150/35 mcg/day) $150M U.S. sales, Mylan (MYL) launches its generic equivalent XULANE.

The product is indicated for the prevention of pregnancy in women who use a transdermal patch as a method of contraception.

According to IMS Health, Mylan has 300 ANDAs pending FDA approval representing $104.5B in branded sales. 42 are first-to-file submissions representing over $25B in branded sales.

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  • maybenot
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    Good. Anything to help women's health is a good thing.


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    17 Apr 2014, 09:36 AM Reply Like
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