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Is Drospirenone/Estradiol a Generic Angeliq?

The answer is no. Drospirenone and estradiol are the active ingredients in Angeliq. Often, the active ingredient of a drug is referred to as the "generic name." The generic name is different from a generic version of a medicine. In order for there to be a generic version of a medicine, the original medicine must have gone off patent, and another company besides the original manufacturer would make the product. There is no generic version of Angeliq currently available.
 
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