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Product name Product type Date released
Expand Vabysmo CMI 11 Aug 2022
 
You must not be given VABYSMO if you have ever had an allergic reaction to faricimab or any of the ingredients listed at the end of this CMI.
You must not be given VABYSMO if you have an infection in or around your eye, or inflammation in your eye.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I am given VABYSMO? in the full CMI.
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Expand Vabysmo PI 11 Aug 2022
 
Expand Lavione PI 10 Aug 2022
 
Expand Lavione CMI 10 Aug 2022
 
LAVIONE is used to treat adults and adolescents (aged 13 years or over) with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a mental illness with disturbances in thinking, feelings and behaviour.
Your doctor may have prescribed LAVIONE for another reason. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why LAVIONE has been prescribed for you.
LAVIONE belongs to a group of medicines called atypical antipsychotics. It helps to correct chemical imbalances in the brain, which may cause mental illness.
There is no evidence that LAVIONE is addictive or habit forming.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
LAVIONE is not recommended for use in children or adolescents under 13 years of age, as safety and effectiveness have not been established in this age group.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.

When you must not take it

Do not take LAVIONE if you have an allergy to:
any medicine containing lurasidone
any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet
you are taking medicines that can affect how your body processes LAVIONE such as:
ketoconazole or voriconazole, used to treat certain fungal infections
ritonavir, used to treat HIV infection
carbamazepine, used to treat convulsions (fits)
phenytoin, used to treat convulsions (fits) and some heart conditions
rifampicin or clarithromycin, used to treat bacterial infections
herbal medicines derived from St. John's Wort (hypericum perforatum), used to treat depression.
Some of the symptoms of an allergic reaction may include:
shortness of breath
wheezing or difficulty breathing
swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body
rash, itching or hives on the skin.
Do not take this medicine after the expiry date printed on the pack or if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.
If it has expired or is damaged, return it to your pharmacist for disposal.
If you are not sure whether you should start taking this medicine, talk to your doctor.

Before you start to take it

Tell your doctor if you have allergies to any other medicines, foods, preservatives or dyes.
Tell your doctor if you have or have had any of the following medical conditions:
dementia-related psychosis (particularly in the elderly)
neuroleptic malignant syndrome, a reaction to some medicines with a sudden increase in body temperature, extremely high blood pressure and severe convulsions
tardive dyskinesia, a reaction to some medicines with worm- like movements of the tongue, or other uncontrolled movements of the mouth, tongue, cheeks or jaws which may progress to the arms and legs
disease of the blood with a reduced number of white blood cells (e.g. leukopenia or neutropenia)
diabetes, increased blood sugar (also known as hyperglycaemia)
seizures
suicidal thoughts or behaviour
cardiovascular disease (e.g. heart failure, history of heart attack, ischemia, conduction abnormalities, or have a condition known as QT prolongation)
dyslipidaemia (e.g. changed levels of lipids such as cholesterol, triglycerides etc. in the blood)
low blood pressure (also known as hypotension) or fainting
venous thromboembolism (e.g. blockage of a blood vessel by a blood clot formed elsewhere in the body)
cerebrovascular disease (e.g. stroke, dehydration, low blood pressure), particularly in the elderly
liver or kidney problems
breast cancer, pituitary tumours (e.g. tumours at the base of the brain)
high blood prolactin levels (which may present as breast swelling, unusual secretion of breast milk, missed or irregular menstrual periods, breast enlargement in men or impotence)
difficulty in swallowing
weight gain
sleep apnoea (temporarily stopping breathing while sleeping).
Tell your doctor if you are participating in activities that may contribute to an elevation in core body temperature (e.g. exercising strenuously, exposure to extreme heat) or subject you to dehydration.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
Like most atypical antipsychotic medicines, LAVIONE is not recommended for use during pregnancy. However, if you need to take LAVIONE during your pregnancy, your doctor will discuss with you the benefits and risks of taking it.
It is recommended that you do not breast-feed while taking LAVIONE, as it may pass into breast milk and therefore there is a possibility that the breast-fed baby may be affected.
Be sure you have discussed with your doctor the risks and benefits of using this medicine while breast-feeding.
Talk to your doctor about how much alcohol you drink. People who drink excessive quantities of alcohol should not take LAVIONE.
If you have not told your doctor about any of the above, tell him/her before you start taking LAVIONE.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including any that you get without a prescription from your pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop.
Some medicines and LAVIONE may interfere with each other. These medicines are listed in the 'When you must not take it' section above.
These medicines may be affected by LAVIONE or may affect how well it works. You may need different amounts of your medicines, or you may need to take different medicines.
Your doctor and pharmacist have more information on medicines to be careful with or avoid while taking this medicine.
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Expand Levophed 1:1000 PI 08 Aug 2022
 
Expand Exkivity CMI 05 Aug 2022
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to EXKIVITY or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I use EXKIVITY? in the full CMI.
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Expand Exkivity PI 28 Jul 2022
 
Expand Inqovi CMI 27 Jul 2022
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to INQOVI 35/100 or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I use INQOVI 35/100? in the full CMI.
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Expand Inqovi PI 27 Jul 2022
 
Expand Scemblix PI 18 Jul 2022
 
Expand Scemblix CMI 18 Jul 2022
 
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I take Scemblix? in the full CMI.
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Expand Apomine CMI 18 Jul 2022
 
APOMINE Solution for Infusion contains apomorphine which belongs to a group of medicines called dopaminergic compounds.
Apomorphine is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease to reduce the number and severity of bouts of freezing and stiffness (or "off" periods).
This medicine works by acting on dopamine receptors. These receptors help control movement by the body.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.
This medicine is not addictive.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Nicabate Mini Lozenges bilayer mint flavour PI 14 Jul 2022
 
Expand Nextstellis CMI 08 Jul 2022
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to E4, drospirenone or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I use NEXTSTELLIS? in the full CMI.
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Expand Velmetia PI 08 Jul 2022
 
Expand Xelevia PI 08 Jul 2022
 
Expand Velmetia CMI 08 Jul 2022
 
Do not take if you have ever had an allergic reaction to VELMETIA or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I take VELMETIA? in the full CMI.
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Expand Xelevia CMI 08 Jul 2022
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to XELEVIA or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I take XELEVIA? in the full CMI.
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Expand Apomine PI 05 Jul 2022
 
Expand Neo-B12 Injection PI 01 Jul 2022