Published: 8 December 2016
Prescriber Update 37(4): 63
The early warning system provides current and historical information on safety concerns for medicines and medical devices. These warnings are intended to help consumers and healthcare professionals make informed decisions about their use of medicines and medical devices.
More information about the early warning system can be found on the Medsafe website (www.medsafe.govt.nz/Projects/B2/EWS.asp).
Consumer Information Leaflets provide information about medicines and medical devices or medical conditions to consumers.
|11 November||Consultations||Outcome of consultation on proposed changes to the data sheet format|
|28 October||Medicines||Influenza Vaccine Composition|
|27 September||Medical Devices||Surgical Mesh - Implementation of Government Response to Health Committee Recommendations|
|22 September||Consultations||Change to warning statements on labels of OTC loratadine and desloratadine medicines|
|9 September||Alert Communication||Consumer Level Recall – GlucaGen® HypoKit 1 mg solution for injection|
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