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Table 1 Acquisition costs of injectable contraceptive products: 1997/8, 1998/9, 1999/2000

From: Counting the costs: Comparing depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and norethisterone oenanthate utilisation patterns in South Africa

Product Cost per vial (SAR*)
  1997/8 1998/9 1999/2000
DMPA    
Innovator product (Pharmacia Upjohn) 2.17 4.56 4.78
Generic product (Aspen Pharmacare) -- # 2.07 4.29
NET-EN    
Innovator product (Schering) 4.10 4.28 4.78
  1. *Exchange rate: 1 British Pound ≈ 11 South African Rands (SAR) # Tender not awarded