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Revised: 18 April 2018

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Additions to the Medsafe Website from 9-16 April 2018

 
PUBLICATIONS
Recent Official Information Act Releases
Request for Complementary or Alternative Medicines adverse reaction reports received by CARM in 2017 (Adobe PDF 1928 KB, 6 pages)
 
COMMITTEES
Medicines Classification Committee
Comments on agenda for the 60th Medicines Classification Committee meeting
Additional submissions have been added

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Bicillin LA benzathine benzylpenicillin injection
Clozaril clozapine tablet
Emla lidocaine; prilocaine dermal patch
topical cream
Maxidex dexamethasone eye drops
Maxitrol dexamethasone; neomycin; polymyxin eye drops
eye ointment
Opdivo nivolumab infusion
Stocrin efavirenz tablet
Tobradex dexamethasone; tobramycin eye drops
eye ointment
Topamax and Topamax Sprinkle topiramate tablet
capsule
DATA SHEETS
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Bicillin LA benzathine benzylpenicillin injection
Clozaril clozapine tablet
Emla lidocaine; prilocaine dermal patch
topical cream
Hizentra normal immunoglobulin injection
Maxidex dexamethasone eye drops
Maxigesic ibuprofen; paracetamol tablet
Maxitrol dexamethasone; neomycin; polymyxin eye drops
eye ointment
Omnipaque iohexol injection
Opdivo nivolumab infusion
Renvela sevelamer tablet
oral suspension
Stocrin efavirenz tablet
Tasmar tolcapone tablet
Topamax and Topamax Sprinkle topiramate tablet
capsule
Zoladex 10.8 mg goserelin injection
Zoladex 3.6 mg goserelin injection


Additions to the Medsafe Website from 2-9 April 2018


COMMITTEES

Medicines Classification Committee

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Esbriet pirfenidone capsule
Gamunex normal immunoglobulin infusion
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Flebogamma 5% DIF normal immunoglobulin infusion
Keytruda pembrolizumab infusion
Remicade infliximab injection
Sebizole ketoconazole shampoo
Vttack voriconazole tablet
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Esbriet pirfenidone capsule
Fluarix Tetra influenza vaccine polyvalent injection
Gamunex normal immunoglobulin infusion
Tenofovir disoproxil (Teva) tenofovir tablet
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Adenosine-Claris adenosine infusion
Alecensa alectinib capsule
Arrow - Gabapentin gabapentin capsule
Arrow - Norfloxacin norfloxacin tablet
Avelox moxifloxacin tablet
infusion
DBL Dobutamine Hydrochloride dobutamine hydrochloride injection
Flagyl metronidazole suppositories
suspension
Flebogamma 5% DIF normal immunoglobulin infusion
Fluconazole-Claris fluconazole infusion
Keytruda pembrolizumab infusion
Klacid clarithromycin suspension
injection
tablet
Loceryl amorolfine nail lacquer
Omniscan gadodiamide injection
Orencia abatacept injection
Pevaryl econazole cream
Sebizole ketoconazole shampoo
Sofradex dexamethasone; framycetin; gramicidin ear drops
Soframycin framycetin ear drops
Tambocor flecainide capsule
tablet
Tetralysal lymecycline capsule
Vttack voriconazole tablet


Additions to the Medsafe Website from 26-30 March

 

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Cervidil dinoprostone pessary
Epclusa sofosbuvir; velpatasvir tablet
Harvoni ledipasvir; sofosbuvir tablet
Letrole letrozole tablet
Pregabalin Pfizer pregabalin capsule
Sovaldi sofosbuvir tablet
Tasigna nilotinib capsule
Yasmin drospirenone; ethinylestradiol tablet
Yaz drospirenone; ethinylestradiol tablet
Zaditen ketotifen eye drops
DATA SHEETS
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Aciclovir-Claris aciclovir infusion
Apo-Oxybutynin oxybutynin tablet
syrup
Cardizem diltiazem tablet
Cardizem CD diltiazem capsule
Cervidil dinoprostone pessary
Ciprofloxacin ciprofloxacin infusion
Dobutamine dobutamine injection
Duavive bazedoxifene; conjugated estrogens tablet
Ephedrine Hydrochloride (Max Health) ephedrine injection
Flumazenil-Claris flumazenil injection
Forxiga dapagliflozin tablet
Frusemide-Claris furosemide injection
Ketamine-Claris ketamine injection
Letrole letrozole tablet
Lipiodol Ultra Fluid iodised oil injection
Metronidazole-Claris metronidazole infusion
Midazolam-Claris midazolam injection
Milrinone-Claris milrinone injection
Ondansetron-Claris ondansetron injection
Pradaxa dabigatran capsule
Pregabalin Pfizer pregabalin capsule
Prolia denosumab injection
Provive propofol injection
Provive MCT-LCT propofol injection
Remicade infliximab injection
Rifadin rifampicin capsule
tablet
oral suspension
injection
Serenace haloperidol injection
tablet
oral solution
Tasigna nilotinib capsule
Yasmin drospirenone; ethinylestradiol tablet
Yaz drospirenone; ethinylestradiol tablet
Zaditen ketotifen eye drops


Additions to the Medsafe Website from 13-23 March 2018


CONSULTATIONS
Review of fees payable under the Medicines Regulations 1984
 
COMMITTEES
Medicines Classification Committee
Recent New Zealand Gazette Notices Relating to Classification
Dates and Deadlines
 
PUBLICATIONS
Recent Official Information Act Releases
Request for Information on Primidos (Adobe PDF 38581 KB, 140 pages)
 

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Afluria Quad influenza vaccine polyvalent injection
Ofev nintedanib capsule
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Apo-Gabapentin gabapentin capsule
Cafergot caffeine; ergotamine tablet
Candestar candesartan tablet
Ciloxan ciprofloxacin hydrochloride eye drops
Elelyso taliglucerase alfa injection
Erivedge vismodegib capsule
Glivec imatinib tablet
capsule
Isotane isotretinoin capsule
Lomide lodoxamide eye drops
Ocrevus ocrelizumab infusion
Pomalyst pomalidomide capsule
Prezista darunavir tablet
Prolia denosumab injection
Qvar beclometasone inhaler
ReTrieve tretinoin cream
Tarceva erlotinib tablet
Tivicay dolutegravir tablet
Tobrex tobramycin eye drops
eye ointment
Triumeq abacavir; dolutegravir; lamivudine tablet
Voltaren Ophtha diclofenac sodium eye drops
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Afluria Quad influenza vaccine polyvalent injection
Odefsey emtricitabine; rilpivirine; tenofovir tablet
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Actemra tocilizumab infusion
injection
AmBisome amphotericin b injection
Baclofen Sintetica baclofen infusion
injection
Candestar candesartan tablet
Ciloxan ciprofloxacin hydrochloride eye drops
Elelyso taliglucerase alfa injection
Flumazenil Hameln (Max Health) flumazenil injection
Glivec imatinib tablet
capsule
Hydrocortisone (Douglas) hydrocortisone tablet
Iopidine aproclonidine eye drops
Isotane isotretinoin capsule
Lomide lodoxamide eye drops
m-Mometasone mometasone cream
ointment
Ocrevus ocrelizumab infusion
Opdivo nivolumab infusion
Pomalyst pomalidomide capsule
Prezista darunavir tablet
Qvar beclometasone inhaler
ReTrieve tretinoin cream
Rifadin rifampicin capsule
oral suspension
injection
Socium Chloride BP (Baxter) sodium chloride injection
Sodium Chloride Freeflex (Fresenius Kabi) sodium chloride infusion
Stivarga regorafenib tablet
Tarceva erlotinib tablet
Tivicay dolutegravir tablet
Tobrex tobramycin eye drops
eye ointment
Triumeq abacavir; dolutegravir; lamivudine tablet
Visipaque iodixanol injection
Voltaren Ophtha diclofenac sodium eye drops