Revised: 9 June 2016
This section provides information useful to healthcare professionals.
|2 June 2016||Dear Healthcare Professional Letter||Erivedge (PDF 111 KB, 2 pages) - Risk of premature epiphyseal fusion|
|2 June 2016||Publications||Prescriber Update Vol. 37 No. 2 - June 2016|
|30 May 2016||Monitoring Communications||Rivaroxaban, dabigatran and apixaban and possible risk of hair loss (alopecia) added to the medicines monitoring scheme|
|30 May 2016||Consumer Information||The Pros and Cons of Taking Statins (PDF 250 KB, 2 pages)|
|26 May 2016||Dear Healthcare Professional Letter||Invokana (PDF 71 KB, 2 pages) - Advice on the risk of lower limb amputations primarily of the toe during treatment with canagliflozin|
|26 May 2016||Monitoring Communications||Apex e-chamber spacer device - user issues with valve and round mouthpiece|
|26 May 2016||Monitoring Communications||EasyCheck hCG Urine Pregnancy Test Cassette – Invalid (Negative) and Inconclusive Results|
|19 April 2016||Committees||Minutes of the 165th Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee meeting - 10 March 2016|
|9 March 2016||Consumer Information||Quitting Smoking and the Effect on Medicines (PDF 204 KB, 1 page)|
|3 March 2016||Monitoring Communications||Ticagrelor (Brilinta) and a possible association with depression / suicidality added to the Medicine Monitoring scheme|
|3 March 2016||Publications||Prescriber Update Vol. 37 No. 1 - March 2016|
|2 March 2016||Alert Communications||Vit.D3 – important information for patients with a peanut or soya allergy|
|11 January 2016||Consumer Information||Serotonin Syndrome (PDF 646 KB, 2 pages)|
|11 January 2016||Consumer Information||Medicines and breastfeeding (PDF 227 KB, 1 page)|
|11 January 2016||Consumer Information||How to safely give medicines to children (PDF 217 KB, 1 page)|
|15 December 2015||Consumer Information||
Severe Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis) to Medicines (PDF 231 KB, 1 page)
Ko Ngā Tauhohenga Mate Pāwera (Anaphylaxis) ki Ngā Rongoā (PDF 361 KB, 1 page)
How medicines are classified, guidance for natural health practitioners and data sheets.
Safety related information on medicines and medical devices including recalls, early warnings and adverse reactions.
Healthcare professionals responsibilities with regard to the use of medicines and medical devices on patients.
How to report quality and safety concerns with medicines and medical devices.
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