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Published: 6 June 2014

Quarterly Summary of Medsafe's Early Warning System Communications

Prescriber Update 35(2)
6 June 2014

More information about the early warning system can be found on the Medsafe website (www.medsafe.govt.nz/safety/EWS/EWS.asp).

16 May 2014 Alert Cook Petite Vital Port, adherence of tubing to the vessel wall leading to complications in explanting the device
5 May 2014 Alert Provive MCT - LCT 1% Emulsion for Injection (10mg/mL) and Provive 1% Emulsion for Injection (10mg/mL) - investigation of infection in Australia
9 April 2014 Monitoring M² logo Allopurinol and lichenoid-type skin reactions added to the medicines monitoring scheme
1 April 2014 Monitoring M² logo Doxazosin and a possible risk of nightmare (paroniria) added to the medicines monitoring scheme
31 March 2014 Alert Domperidone (Motilium, Prokinex) and effects on the heart