Key Generic Products > Oral
contraceptives are the most common method of reversible birth
control, used by up to 82% of women in the United States at
some time during their reproductive years. Oral contraceptives
have a long history with widespread use attributed to many factors
including efficacy in preventing pregnancy, safety and simplicity
in initiation and discontinuation, medical benefits and relatively
low incidence of side effects.
and markets 22 generic oral contraceptive products as of the
end of fiscal year 2005 (ended June 30, 2005) under trade names.
Barr’s generic oral contraceptives compete with the branded
versions of the products, and in most instances, with other
generic products and/or authorized generic versions of the branded
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