s (Woodcliff Lake NJ) Mircette
, and Yaz, from Bayer AG's Berlex.
Lay gave the example of Mircette
, which contains 21 days of 0.
It's not whether the estrogen is present or absent, but [it's] the change in estrogen, and I find many patients don't do well on Mircette
because of fluctuations in estrogen.
The year-over-year variance is primarily attributable to the Mircette
and Novo hGH property litigation settlements.
Sales of our ParaGard IUD and Mircette
oral contraceptive, each acquired in the quarter ended December 31, 2005, together with sales of our SEASONIQUE extended-cycle oral contraceptive that was launched in the quarter ended September 30, 2006, drove the increase in proprietary sales for the quarter.
40 After tax effect of: Mircette
settlement charge - 0.
63 After tax effect of: Reimbursement related to Mircette
settlement charge (0.
Under the terms of the transaction Barr will acquire the exclusive rights to Organon's Mircette
(Desogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol) oral contraceptive product.
We are also working to close the proposed Mircette
transaction and will continue to invest heavily in generic and proprietary R&D, positioning Barr for continued success in the future," Downey added.
Duramed Pharmaceuticals filed its application for Mircette
in May 2000, and the FDA accepted the application in July 2000, initiating the patent challenge case between Bio-Technology General Corp.
Although this decision is currently being appealed, the Court ruling cleared the way for the FDA to grant Barr final approval to begin the manufacturing, selling and marketing of a generic version of Mircette
Our generic version of Mircette
, which was acquired as part of our merger with Duramed Pharmaceuticals, becomes the latest oral contraceptive in our growing franchise of female healthcare products.