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Additions to the Medsafe Website from 8 to 14 June 2020


SAFETY
Alert Communication
Important updates to clozapine data sheets and monitoring during covid-19 pandemic

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Gees Linctus Opium; Squill linctus
Zavicefta Ceftazidime; Avibactam infusion
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Adacel Diphtheria vaccine; Pertussis vaccine; Tetanus vaccine injection
Augmentin Amoxicillin; Clavulanic acid suspension
Azol Danazol capsule
Bridion Sugammadex injection
Byetta Exenatide injection
Mavenclad Cladribine tablet
Modavigil Modafinil tablet
Onglyza Saxagliptin tablet
Ponstan (Prescription) Mefenamic acid capsule
Ponstan (OTC pack) Mefenamic acid capsule
Promozio Atovaquone; Proguanil tablet
VFEND Voriconazole tablet, oral suspension, injection
Vivotif Oral Typhoid vaccine capsule
Xifaxan Rifaximin tablet
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
0.9% Sodium Chloride (Viaflo) Sodium chloride infusion
Gees Linctus Opium; Squill linctus
Merck Cladribine Cladribine tablet
Zavicefta Ceftazidime; Avibactam infusion
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Augmentin Amoxicillin; Clavulanic acid tablet, suspension
Azol Danazol capsule
Biostate Factor VIII, human; von Willebrand's factor : Ristocetin cofactor injection
Bridion Sugammadex injection
Cyclizine Lactate (Hameln) Cyclizine injection
Forteo Teriparatide injection
Fucidin Fusidic acid tablet
Mavenclad Cladribine tablet
Modavigil Modafinil tablet
Normal Immunoglobulin-VF Immunoglobulin G injection
Opdivo Nivolumab infusion
OxyNorm Oxycodone capsule, oral solution
OxyNorm Oxycodone injection
Ponstan (Prescription) Mefenamic acid capsule
Ponstan (OTC pack) Mefenamic acid capsule
Resotrans Prucalopride tablet
VFEND Voriconazole tablet, oral suspension, injection
Vivotif Oral Typhoid vaccine capsule
 

Additions to the Medsafe Website from 30 May – 7 June 2020


PUBLICATIONS
Prescriber Update
Prescriber Update 41(2) - June 2020

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Bexsero Meningococcal vaccine injection
Dosulepin Mylan dosulepin tablet
Eprex erythropoietin injection
Esmeron rocuronium injection
Neorecormon erythropoietin injection
Panadol Rapid paracetamol tablet
Pradaxa dabigatran capsule
Repatha evolocumab injection
Tysabri natalizumab infusion
Zoladex 10.8mg goserelin injection
Zoladex 3.6mg goserelin injection
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Brevinor-1 28 Day ethinylestradiol; norethisterone tablet
Versacloz clozapine oral suspension
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Adacel diphtheria vaccine; pertussis vaccine; tetanus vaccine injection
Bexsero Meningococcal vaccine injection
Calcium Chloride 10% calcium chloride injection
DBL™ Diazoxide diazoxide injection
Diclofenac Devatis diclofenac eye drops
Dosulepin Mylan dosulepin tablet
Elaprase idursulfase infusion
Enstilar betamethasone; calcipotriol foam
Eprex erythropoietin injection
Esmeron rocuronium injection
Kyprolis carfilzomib infusion
Lynparza olaparib capsule
Neorecormon erythropoietin injection
Ondansetron ODT-DRLA ondansetron tablet
OxyNorm oxycodone capsule, oral solution
OxyNorm oxycodone injection
Panadol Rapid paracetamol tablet
Pradaxa dabigatran capsule
Prozac fluoxetine capsule
Repatha evolocumab injection
Tysabri natalizumab infusion
Ventavis iloprost inhalation
Zoladex 10.8mg goserelin injection
Zoladex 3.6mg goserelin injection
Zyprexa Relprevv olanzapine injection
 

Additions to the Medsafe Website from 23-30 May 2020


COMMITTEEES
Medicines Adverse Reaction Committee
Agenda for the 182nd Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee meeting - 11 June 2020
 
SAFETY
Alert Communications
Miracle Mineral Solution - dangerous and potentially life-threatening side effects

CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Bupivacaine Spinal Heavy BNM Bupivacaine injection
Capercit Capecitabine tablet
DeWorm Extra Strength Mebendazole tablet
Levonorgestrel BNM Levonorgestrel tablet
Nivestim Filgrastim injection
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Betaloc CR Metoprolol tablet
Brilinta Ticagrelor tablet
Clozaril Clozapine tablet
Darzalex Daratumumab infusion
Erlyand Apalutamide tablet
Evista Raloxifene tablet
Kadcyla Trastuzumab emtansine infusion
Kaletra Lopinavir; Ritonavir tablet, oral solution
Kombiglyze XR Metformin; Saxagliptin tablet
Metoprolol IV Mylan Metoprolol injection
Neurontin Gabapentin capsule, tablet
Norvir Ritonavir tablet
Oxis Formoterol Turbuhaler
Panadol Extra Caffeine; Paracetamol tablet
Pentasa Mesalazine tablet
Pentasa Mesalazine suppository
Pentasa Mesalazine granules
Pentasa Mesalazine enema
Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine tablet
Plendil ER Felodipine tablet
Pulmicort Budesonide Turbuhaler
Renvela Sevelamer tablet, oral suspension
Rydapt Midostaurin capsule
Sylvant Siltuximab infusion
Vimpat Lacosamide injection
Vimpat Lacosamide tablet, oral solution
DATA SHEETS
New
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Bupivacaine Spinal Heavy BNM Bupivacaine injection
Capercit Capecitabine tablet
Levonorgestrel BNM Levonorgestrel tablet
Updated
Tradename Active ingredient(s) Dose form
Betaloc CR Metoprolol tablet
Brilinta Ticagrelor tablet
Clozaril Clozapine tablet
Darzalex Daratumumab infusion
DBL™ Cytarabine Cytarabine injection
DBL™ Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Dexamethasone injection
DBL™ Oxaliplatin Oxaliplatin injection
DBL™ Phenytoin Phenytoin injection
Epilim Valproic acid tablet, syrup, liquid
Epilim Valproic acid IV
Erlyand Apalutamide tablet
Esbriet Pirfenidone capsule, tablet
Fasenra Benralizumab injection
Hydroxycarbamide Hydroxycarbamide capsule
Imbruvica Ibrutinib capsule, tablet
Imfinzi Durvalumab infusion
Influvac Tetra (Mylan) - Saison 2019/2020 Influenza vaccine polyvalent Injection
Jaqinus Tofacitinib tablet
Kadcyla Trastuzumab emtansine infusion
Kaletra Lopinavir; Ritonavir tablet, oral solution
Nimotop Nimodipine tablet, infusion
Nivestim Filgrastim injection
Norvir Ritonavir tablet
Opdivo Nivolumab infusion
Oxis Formoterol Turbuhaler
Panadol Extra Caffeine; Paracetamol tablet
Pentasa Mesalazine granules, tablet, suppository, enema
Plendil ER Felodipine tablet
Pulmicort Budesonide Turbuhaler
Rydapt Midostaurin capsule
Sylvant Siltuximab infusion
Tranexamic-AFT Tranexamic acid injection
Vimpat Lacosamide tablet, oral solution
Vimpat Lacosamide injection
 

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
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