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Safety Information

Revised: 21 September 2015

Pharmacovigilance

Medsafe, part of the Ministry of Health, is responsible for pharmacovigilance activities in New Zealand.

The collection of reports of suspected adverse reactions to medicines is contracted by the Ministry of Health to the Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring (CARM) in Dunedin.

Medsafe and CARM work together to identify medicine safety concerns arising from these reports.

Sponsors obligations under the Medicines Act 1981

Sponsors’ obligations are outlined in Part 8 of the Guideline of Therapeutic Products in New Zealand 

How to contact CARM

Post:
Freepost 112002
The Medical Assessor
CARM
PO Box 913
Dunedin

Fax: +64 (0)3 4797150

Telephone: + 64 (03) 479 7247

Email: carmnz@otago.ac.nz

How to contact Medsafe

Post:
Clinical Risk Management Branch
Medsafe
PO Box 5013
Wellington 6415

Telephone: + 64 (04) 819 6800

Email: medsafeadrquery@moh.govt.nz

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