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Prasco launches NuvaRing® (etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring) Authorized Generic in the United States

December 17, 2019 GMT
Prasco and its affiliates plan to leverage Aprecia’s proprietary three-dimensionally-printed (3DP) technology platform to pursue licensing agreements with brand pharmaceutical companies. (PRNewsfoto/Prasco Laboratories)
Prasco and its affiliates plan to leverage Aprecia’s proprietary three-dimensionally-printed (3DP) technology platform to pursue licensing agreements with brand pharmaceutical companies. (PRNewsfoto/Prasco Laboratories)

MASON, Ohio, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Prasco announced today the launch of the authorized generic of NuvaRing® (etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol vaginal ring). This is Prasco’s 9th authorized generic launch in partnership with Merck & Co., Inc., and the 9th women’s health product Prasco has brought to market. Etonogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring is a small, flexible vaginal ring used by women to prevent pregnancy.

“We are proud to launch the authorized generic of NuvaRing®, an important women’s health product,” said Prasco Chief Executive Officer, Chris Arington. “Authorized generics provide continuity of care when transitioning from the branded product,” stated Arington.

Prasco expects the Etonogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring to be available across the country. A product locator tool is available at www.AuthorizedGenerics.com/pharmacies-near-you/ to help patients find nearby pharmacies dispensing Prasco authorized generics.

NuvaRing® is a registered trademark of Merck & Co., Inc.

Important Safety Information

Do not use Etonogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring if you smoke cigarettes and are over age 35. Smoking increases your risk of serious heart and blood vessel problems from combination hormonal contraceptives (CHCs) including heart attack, blood clots, or stroke which can be fatal. This risk increases with age and the number of cigarettes smoked.

About Prasco
Prasco, the Authorized Generic Company, is a privately held healthcare company located in Mason, Ohio. Over 50 of the most innovative and trusted brand companies have relied on Prasco to bring their products to the generic marketplace as Authorized Generics. As the acknowledged category leader, Prasco has launched over 90 Authorized Generics, providing patients with brand quality at more affordable prices in over 60,000 pharmacies nationwide. For more information, visit www.prasco.com.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.
Visit www.fda.gov/medwatcho r call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please read the Patient Information for Etonogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring, including the information about the increased risk of serious cardiovascular side effects, especially in women who smoke, and discuss it with your health care provider. The physician Prescribing Information also is available.

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SOURCE Prasco Laboratories