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Published: 13 December 2017

Recent Approvals of Medicines Containing a New Active Ingredient

Prescriber Update 38(4):
December 2017

For period 16 July 2017 to 15 October 2017.

Trade Name (active ingredient)*

Dose Form and Strength

Therapeutic Area

Afluria Quad (influenza vaccine polyvalent)

Suspension for injection 60 µg/0.5mL 

Influenza A & B immunisation

Elelyso (taliglucerase alfa)

Powder for injection 200 U 

Type 1 Gaucher disease

Jaqinus (tofacitinib)

Film coated tablet 5 mg 

Rheumatoid arthritis

Tagrisso (osimertinib)

Film coated tablet 40 mg and 80 mg

EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer

* New active ingredient shown in bold type
Not available

The data sheets for currently marketed prescription medicines are published on the Medsafe website (www.medsafe.govt.nz/Medicines/infoSearch.asp).

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