This article refers to the pharmaceutical company. For the Brazial real (BRL), see Brazilian Real (BRL).
Barr Pharmaceuticals (formerly BRL) was the parent company for Barr Laboratories and Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. before being acquired by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA). Through its two subsidiaries the company produces roughly 75 different generic pharmaceuticals and 19 brand name pharmaceutical products, largely focused on women's health and birth control.(Read more at Wikinvest )