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Additions to the Medsafe Website from 8-22 May 2020

 

MEDIA RELEASE
Artemisia Annua extract becomes prescription only medicine
 
SAFETY
Monitoring Communications
Update - Possible risk of vasculitis with dabigatran (Pradaxa)

Potential interaction between fluoxetine and levothyroxine

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Avanza mirtazapine tablet
Posaconazole posaconazole oral suspension
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Betaloc CR metoprolol tablet
Brilinta ticagrelor tablet
Carafate sucralfate tablet
Cialis tadalafil tablet
Cilicaine VK phenoxymethylpenicillin capsule
Crestor rosuvastatin tablet
Gonal-f follitropin injection
Imbruvica ibrutinib capsule, tablet
Kisqali ribociclib tablet
Luveris luteinising hormone, human injection
Neurontin gabapentin capsule, tablet
Otezla apremilast tablet
Paclitaxel Ebewe paclitaxel injection
Renvela sevelamer tablet, oral suspension
Saxenda liraglutide injection
Sinemet carbidopa; levodopa tablet
Synthroid levothyroxine tablet
Tecfidera dimethyl fumarate capsule
Zetlam lamivudine tablet
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Avanza mirtazapine tablet
Diclofenac Devatis diclofenac eye drops
Oxycodone Hydrochloride (Hameln) oxycodone injection
Posaconazole posaconazole oral suspension
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Abraxane paclitaxel injection
Arava leflunomide tablet
Betaloc CR metoprolol tablet
Brilinta ticagrelor tablet
Carafate sucralfate tablet
Cardizem diltiazem capsule
Cardizem CD diltiazem tablet
Cetrotide cetrorelix injection
Cialis tadalafil tablet
Cilicaine VK phenoxymethylpenicillin capsule
Crestor rosuvastatin tablet
Crinone progesterone gel
Curam amoxicillin; clavulanic acid oral suspension
DBL™ Cytarabine cytarabine injection
DBL™ Gemcitabine gemcitabine powder for injection
DBL™ Gemcitabine gemcitabine solution for injection
DBL™ Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprin sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim injection
Diprivan propofol injection
Dukoral cholera vaccine oral suspension
Duodopa carbidopa; levodopa gel
Evista raloxifene tablet
Fasenra benralizumab injection
Ferriprox deferiprone tablet
Fragmin dalteparin sodium injection
Glypressin terlipressin injection
Gonal-f follitropin injection
Hemlibra emicizumab injection
Hydroxycarbamide hydroxycarbamide capsule
Imbruvica ibrutinib capsule, tablet
Lamictal lamotrigine tablet
Luveris luteinising hormone, human injection
Maviret glecaprevir; pibrentasvir tablet
Metoprolol metoprolol injection
Mobic meloxicam tablet
Otezla apremilast tablet
Ovidrel chorionic gonadotrophin injection
Paclitaxel Ebewe paclitaxel injection
Promozio atovaquone; proguanil tablet
Renvela sevelamer tablet, oral suspension
Sativex cannabidiol; tetrahydrocannabinol oral spray
Sinemet carbidopa; levodopa tablet
Stamaril yellow fever vaccine injection
Synthroid levothyroxine tablet
Tecfidera dimethyl fumarate capsule
Zetlam lamivudine tablet
 

Additions to the Medsafe Website from 28 April-8 May 2020


COMMITTEES

Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee
Minutes of the 181st Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee meeting

MEDICINES

Policy Statements
COVID-19 - Potential shortage of fentanyl injection – use of unapproved product
 
SAFETY
Dear Healthcare Professional Letter
Use of Hydroxychloroquine [Plaquenil] in the context of COVID 19 - Risk of QT prolongation and drug/drug interactions ((PDF, 4 pages, 358 KB)

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Brintellix vortioxetine hydrobromide tablet
Ephedrine Hydrochloride (Wockhardt) ephedrine hydrochloride injection
Nitisinone (DiPharma) nitisinone capsule
Toujeo neutral insulin injection
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Aimovig erenumab injection
Arava leflunomide tablet
Atacand candesartan tablet
Bricanyl terbutaline turbuhaler
Elaprase idursulfase infusion
Ferinject ferric carboxymaltose injection
Flucil flucloxacillin injection
Gardasil 9 human papillomavirus vaccine injection
Genvoya cobicistat; elvitegravir; emtricitabine; tenofovir tablet
Imfinzi durvalumab infusion
Keytruda pembrolizumab infusion
Lemtrada alemtuzumab infusion
Lynparza olaparib tablet
Metoclopramide (Pfizer) metoclopramide injection
Mupider mupirocin topical ointment
Ocrevus ocrelizumab infusion
Parnate tranylcypromine tablet
Ritalin methylphenidate tablet, capsule
Varivax varicella vaccine injection
Vesanoid tretinoin capsule
VFEND voriconazole tablet, oral supsension
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Brintellix vortioxetine hydrobromide tablet
Ephedrine Hydrochloride (Wockhardt) ephedrine hydrochloride injection
Nitisinone (DiPharma) nitisinone capsule
Toujeo neutral insulin injection
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Aimovig erenumab injection
Atacand candesartan tablet
Atgam antithymocyte immunoglobulin injection
Bricanyl terbutaline turbuhaler
Cefazolin-AFT cefazolin injection
DBL™ Methotrexate methotrexate injection
Depo -Provera medroxyprogesterone Injection (depot)
DHC Continus dihydrocodeine tablet
Differin adapalene cream
Differin adapalene gel
Diflucan fluconazole capsule, oral suspension, infusion
Ferinject ferric carboxymaltose injection
Ferriprox deferiprone oral solution
Flucil flucloxacillin injection
Gardasil 9 human papillomavirus vaccine injection
Genvoya cobicistat; elvitegravir; emtricitabine; tenofovir tablet
Ilomedin iloprost infusion
Imfinzi durvalumab infusion
Iressa gefitinib tablet
Keytruda pembrolizumab infusion
Kisqali ribociclib tablet
Lemtrada alemtuzumab infusion
Lidocaine-Baxter lidocaine injection
Lynparza olaparib tablet
Marevan warfarin tablet
Metoclopramide (Pfizer) metoclopramide injection
Mupider mupirocin topical ointment
Nozinan levomepromazine injection
Nozinan levomepromazine tablet
Nozinan (Swiss stock ) levomepromazine tablet
Ocrevus ocrelizumab infusion
Opdivo nivolumab infusion
Provera medroxyprogesterone tablet
Ritalin methylphenidate tablet, capsule
Strattera atomoxetine capsule
Timoptol -XE timolol eye drops
Topamax topiramate tablet, capsule
Varivax varicella vaccine injection
Venofer iron sucrose injection
Vesanoid tretinoin capsule
VFEND voriconazole tablet, injection, oral supsension

Additions to the Medsafe Website from 21-27 April 2020

 


MEDICINES

Policy Documents

COVID-19 - point of care test kits - restriction on importation, manufacture, supply and use

SAFETY
Dear Investigator Letter
Supply of Typhim Vi under labelling exemption 

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Creon Micro pancreatin granules
Tapclob clobazam oral suspension
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Carafate sucralfate tablet
Darzalex daratumumab infusion
Dortimopt dorzolamide; timolol eye drops
Dynastat parecoxib injection
Flixonase Allergy & Hayfever 24 Hour Spray fluticasone nasal spray suspension
Fosamax Once Weekly alendronic acid tablet
Fotivda tivozanib capsule
Frisium clobazam tablet
Gastrografin amidotrizoic acid oral solution
Inlyta axitinib tablet
Isoptin verapamil injection
Isoptin and Isoptin SR verapamil tablet
Keytruda pembrolizumab infusion
Levlen ED ethinylestradiol; levonorgestrel tablet
Neupogen filgrastim injection
Opdivo nivolumab infusion
Perjeta pertuzumab infusion
Praluent alirocumab injection
Tecfidera dimethyl fumarate capsule
Urografin amidotrizoic acid infusion
Yasmin drospirenone; ethinylestradiol tablet
Zypine ODT olanzapine wafer
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Creon Micro pancreatin granules
Dexamethasone Phosphate Panpharma dexamethasone injection
Tapclob clobazam oral suspension
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Addaven chromium trichloride; copper chloride; ferric chloride; manganese chloride; potassium iodide; sodium fluoride; sodium molybdate; sodium selenite; zinc chloride infusion
Amiodarone Hydrochloride Hameln amiodarone injection
Avonex Pen interferon beta injection
Besponsa inotuzumab ozogamicin injection
Carafate sucralfate tablet
Darzalex daratumumab infusion
DBL® Leucovorin Calcium folinic acid injection
DBL™ Irinotecan irinotecan injection
Dortimopt dorzolamide; timolol eye drops
Dynastat parecoxib injection
Erlyand apalutamide tablet
Fampyra fampridine tablet
Flixonase Allergy & Hayfever 24 Hour Spray fluticasone nasal spray suspension
Fluconazole-Baxter fluconazole infusion
Fosamax Once Weekly alendronic acid tablet
Fotivda tivozanib capsule
Frisium clobazam tablet
Herceptin trastuzumab infusion
Herceptin SC trastuzumab injection
Ilomedin iloprost infusion
Inlyta axitinib tablet
Isoptin verapamil injection
Isoptin and Isoptin SR verapamil tablet
Keytruda pembrolizumab infusion
Medrol methylprednisolone tablet
Nardil phenelzine tablet
Neupogen filgrastim injection
Ondansetron Kabi ondansetron injection
Opdivo nivolumab infusion
Paracetamol Kabi paracetamol injection
Plegridy peginterferon beta-1a injection
Praluent alirocumab injection
Pregabalin Pfizer pregabalin capsule
Replagal agalsidase alfa infusion
Reyataz atazanavir capsule
Solu-Medrol methylprednisolone injection
Spinraza nusinersen injection
Tecfidera dimethyl fumarate capsule
Voriconazole Max Healthcare voriconazole infusion
Voriconazole Generic Partners voriconazole tablet
Voriconazole Neo Health voriconazole injection
Zyban bupropion tablet
Zypine ODT olanzapine wafer
 

Additions to the Medsafe Website from 14-20 April 2020

 

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Fasenra Benralizumab injection
Pemetrexed Accord Pemetrexed infusion
Rekovelle Follitropin delta Injection
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Agrylin Anagrelide capsule
Apo-Mirtazapine Mirtazapine tablet
Arimidex Anastrozole tablet
Aubagio Teriflunomide tablet
Cipramil Citalopram tablet
Diamide Loperamide capsule
Diamide Relief Loperamide capsule
Genotropin Somatropin injection
Herceptin Trastuzumab infusion
Herceptin SC Trastuzumab injection
Influvac Tetra Influenza vaccine polyvalent Injection
Largactil Chlorpromazine injection, tablet
Lexapro Escitalopram tablet
Lioresal Intrathecal Baclofen solution
Loniten Minoxidil tablet
Lopresor Metoprolol tablet
Slow Lopresor Metoprolol tablet
Mersyndol Codeine; Paracetamol caplets, tablet
Nimenrix Meningococcal vaccine injection
Patanol Olopatadine eye drops
Sativex Cannabidiol; Tetrahydrocannabinol oral spray
Soframycin Framycetin ear/eye drops
Spiolto Respimat Olodaterol; Tiotropium solution for inhalation
Tagrisso Osimertinib tablet
Tecentriq Atezolizumab Infusion
Tramal Tramadol capsule, injection
Tramal SR Tramadol tablet
Yervoy Ipilimumab injection
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Chlorhexidine Acetate Chlorhexidine antiseptic solution
Fasenra Benralizumab injection
Pemetrexed Accord Pemetrexed infusion
Rekovelle Follitropin delta injection
Spazmol Hyoscine injection
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Arimidex Anastrozole tablet
Aubagio Teriflunomide tablet
Carboplatin Carboplatin Injection
Cipramil Citalopram tablet
Clopidogrel Multichem Clopidogrel tablet
Dapsone (Link) Dapsone tablet
Carboplatin (DBL) Carboplatin Injection
Cisplatin (DBL) Cisplatin Injection
Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim (DBLTM) Sulfamethoxazole; Trimethoprim Injection
Diamide Loperamide capsule
Diamide Relief Loperamide capsule
Dysport Botulinum toxin type A injection
Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil (Teva) Emtricitabine; Tenofovir tablet
Humulin Neutral insulin Injection
Influvac Tetra Influenza vaccine polyvalent Injection
Kyprolis Carfilzomib infusion
Largactil Chlorpromazine injection, tablet
Lexapro Escitalopram tablet
Lioresal Intrathecal Baclofen solution
Lopresor Metoprolol tablet
Slow Lopresor Metoprolol tablet
Mersyndol Codeine; Paracetamol caplets, tablet
Neostigmine Methylsulfate (Hameln) Neostigmine injection
Nimenrix Meningococcal vaccine injection
Orencia Abatacept injection
Parnate Tranylcypromine tablet
Patanol Olopatadine eye drops
Penthrox Methoxyflurane volatile liquid for inhalation
Perjeta Pertuzumab injection
Sativex Cannabidiol; Tetrahydrocannabinol oral spray
Spiolto Respimat Olodaterol; Tiotropium solution for inhalation
Tagrisso Osimertinib tablet
Tramal Tramadol capsule, injection
Tramal SR Tramadol Tablet
Yervoy Ipilimumab injection
 

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