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Product name Product type Date released
Expand Bicillin L-A PI 22 Jan 2021
 
Expand Genoptic PI 22 Jan 2021
 
Expand Combigan PI 22 Jan 2021
 
Expand APO-Atomoxetine CMI 22 Jan 2021
 
The name of your medicine is APO-Atomoxetine capsules. It contains the active ingredient atomoxetine (as hydrochloride).
It is used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children 6 years and older, adolescents and adults. ADHD is a behavioural disorder that causes lack of focus and/or hyperactivity that is much more frequent or severe than others who are close in age or development.
Atomoxetine works by acting on brain chemicals called amines which are involved in controlling behaviour.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been chosen for you. Your doctor may have given you this medicine for another reason.
There is no evidence that this medicine is addictive.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Jevtana CMI 22 Jan 2021
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to cabazitaxel or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Do not use if the number of your white blood cells is too low, you have a liver disease or if you have recently received or are about to receive a vaccine against yellow fever.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or if your partner is pregnant, plans to become pregnant or breastfeed. For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I use Jevtana? in the full CMI.
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Expand Iressa PI 22 Jan 2021
 
Expand Firazyr PI 21 Jan 2021
 
Expand Firazyr CMI 21 Jan 2021
 
FIRAZYR is used for treating the symptoms of an acute attack of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in adults, adolescents and children aged 2 years and older.
During attacks of HAE, levels of a substance in your bloodstream called bradykinin are increased and this leads to symptoms like swelling, pain, nausea, and diarrhoea.

How it works

FIRAZYR contains the active ingredient icatibant. It blocks the activity of bradykinin and therefore, helps reduce the symptoms of an HAE attack.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
This medicine is not addictive.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Depo-Nisolone PI 21 Jan 2021
 
Expand Depo-Medrol PI 21 Jan 2021
 
Expand Ganfort PF 0.3/5 PI 21 Jan 2021
 
Expand Verzenio PI 21 Jan 2021
 
Expand Atozet (MSD) PI 21 Jan 2021
 
Expand Atozet (MSD) CMI 21 Jan 2021
 
Atozet helps to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It is used in people whose cholesterol and triglyceride levels are too high and when diet alone cannot lower these levels adequately.

What is high cholesterol

Cholesterol is one of several fatty substances found in the bloodstream. Your total cholesterol is made up mainly of LDL and HDL cholesterol.
LDL cholesterol is often called “bad” cholesterol because it can build up in the walls of your arteries forming plaque. Eventually this plaque build-up can lead to a narrowing of the arteries. This narrowing can slow or block blood flow to vital organs such as the heart and brain. This blocking of blood flow can result in a heart attack or stroke.
HDL cholesterol is often called “good” cholesterol because it helps keep the bad cholesterol from building up in the arteries and protects against heart disease.

Triglycerides

Triglycerides are another form of fat in your blood that may increase your risk for heart disease.

Heart Disease

If you have heart disease and a history of heart attack or hospitalisation for unstable angina (chest pain), Atozet reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke, surgery to increase heart blood flow, or hospitalization for chest pain.

How Atozet works

Atozet contains two different medicines. One is Ezetrol (ezetimibe) and the other is atorvastatin (atorvastatin calcium trihydrate). Atozet reduces elevated total-cholesterol, LDL ('bad') cholesterol and triglycerides and increases HDL ('good') cholesterol.
Atozet works by decreasing the absorption of cholesterol in the small intestine and by reducing the amount of cholesterol made in the liver.
Your doctor may have prescribed Atozet for another reason.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Atozet has been prescribed for you.
Atozet is not addictive.
Atozet does not help you lose weight.
Atozet is available only with a doctor's prescription.

Use in children

Atozet is not recommended for use in children, as there have been no studies of its effects in children.
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Expand Ezetrol (MSD) PI 21 Jan 2021
 
Expand Ezetrol (MSD) CMI 21 Jan 2021
 
EZETROL helps to lower cholesterol levels. It is used in people whose cholesterol levels are too high and when diet alone cannot lower these levels adequately.
EZETROL may be taken alone or with other cholesterol-lowering medicines known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (or statins), in addition to diet.
In people who have high levels of plant sterols in their blood (which doctors call sitosterolaemia), EZETROL helps to lower these levels.

Cholesterol

Cholesterol is one of several fatty substances found in the bloodstream. Your total cholesterol is made up mainly of LDL and HDL cholesterol.
LDL cholesterol is often called 'bad' cholesterol because it can build up in the walls of your arteries forming plaque. Eventually this plaque build-up can lead to a narrowing of the arteries.
This narrowing can slow or block blood flow to vital organs such as the heart and brain. This blocking of blood flow can result in a heart attack or stroke.
HDL cholesterol is often called 'good' cholesterol because it helps keep the bad cholesterol from building up in the arteries and protects against heart disease.

Triglycerides

Triglycerides are another form of fat in your blood that may increase your risk for heart disease.

How EZETROL works

EZETROL reduces elevated total-cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides and increases HDL (good) cholesterol.
EZETROL works by decreasing the absorption of cholesterol in the small intestine. Statins lower cholesterol in a different way, by reducing the amount of cholesterol made in the liver.
EZETROL adds to the cholesterol-lowering effect of statins.
For patients with heart disease and a history of a heart attack or hospitalisation for unstable angina (chest pain), EZETROL combined with cholesterol-lowering medicines called statins reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke, surgery to increase heart blood flow, or hospitalisation for chest pain.
Your doctor may have prescribed EZETROL for another reason. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why EZETROL has been prescribed for you.
EZETROL is not addictive.

Use in Children and Adolescents

EZETROL is used in children and adolescents (10 to 17 years of age) to treat familial hypercholesterolaemia, a type of high cholesterol that is hereditary (i.e. passed on through families).
EZETROL is not recommended in children under 10 years of age as there have been very few studies of its effects in these children.
Your doctor will assess whether if EZETROL is suitable for your child. Depending on the pubertal development of your child, EZETROL may not be suitable for him or her.
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Expand Zient (MSD) PI 21 Jan 2021
 
Expand Zient (MSD) CMI 21 Jan 2021
 
ZIENT helps to lower cholesterol levels. It is used in people whose cholesterol levels are too high and when diet alone cannot lower these levels adequately.
ZIENT may be taken alone or with other cholesterol-lowering medicines known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (or statins), in addition to diet.
In people who have high levels of plant sterols in their blood (which doctors call sitosterolaemia), ZIENT helps to lower these levels.

Cholesterol

Cholesterol is one of several fatty substances found in the bloodstream. Your total cholesterol is made up mainly of LDL and HDL cholesterol.
LDL cholesterol is often called 'bad' cholesterol because it can build up in the walls of your arteries forming plaque. Eventually this plaque build-up can lead to a narrowing of the arteries.
This narrowing can slow or block blood flow to vital organs such as the heart and brain. This blocking of blood flow can result in a heart attack or stroke.
HDL cholesterol is often called 'good' cholesterol because it helps keep the bad cholesterol from building up in the arteries and protects against heart disease.

Triglycerides

Triglycerides are another form of fat in your blood that may increase your risk for heart disease.

How ZIENT works

ZIENT reduces elevated total-cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides and increases HDL (good) cholesterol.
ZIENT works by decreasing the absorption of cholesterol in the small intestine. Statins lower cholesterol in a different way, by reducing the amount of cholesterol made in the liver.
ZIENT adds to the cholesterol-lowering effect of statins.
For patients with heart disease and a history of a heart attack or hospitalisation for unstable angina (chest pain), ZIENT combined with cholesterol-lowering medicines called statins reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke, surgery to increase heart blood flow, or hospitalisation for chest pain.
Your doctor may have prescribed ZIENT for another reason. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why ZIENT has been prescribed for you.
ZIENT is not addictive.

Use in Children and Adolescents

ZIENT is used in children and adolescents (10 to 17 years of age) to treat familial hypercholesterolaemia, a type of high cholesterol that is hereditary (i.e. passed on through families).
ZIENT is not recommended in children under 10 years of age as there have been very few studies of its effects in these children.
Your doctor will assess whether if ZIENT is suitable for your child. Depending on the pubertal development of your child, ZIENT may not be suitable for him or her.
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Expand Iressa CMI 21 Jan 2021
 
IRESSA belongs to a group of medicines called antineoplastics. These medicines work by stopping cancer cells from growing and multiplying.
IRESSA is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer, which is one type of lung cancer.
Your doctor will have explained why you are being treated with IRESSA and told you what dose to take.
Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for another use. Ask your doctor if you want more information.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
IRESSA is not addictive.
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Expand Plegridy PI 20 Jan 2021