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Product name Product type Date released
Expand Kanuma PI 29 May 2017
 
Expand APO-Fentanyl PI 12 May 2017
 
Expand APO-Fentanyl CMI 12 May 2017
 
APO-Fentanyl is used to relieve chronic or long-lasting pain, which requires strong painkillers.
APO-Fentanyl patches contains a medicine call fentanyl. This strong pain reliever belongs to a group of medicines known as opioid analgesics. Fentanyl relieves pain by blocking the nerves that recognise pain messages from the body.
Each patch is applied on the skin every three days (72 hours). The patch releases a continuous amount of fentanyl that is absorbed through the skin in contact with the patch.
Your doctor may have prescribed APO-Fentanyl for another reason. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
Warning
APO-Fentanyl patches may be retrieved and abused by addicts. Please ensure that used patches are concealed and disposed of carefully. Return unused patches to the pharmacy (see Disposal at the end of this leaflet).
Keep used and unused patches where children cannot reach them.
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Expand APO-Mupirocin PI 12 May 2017
 
Expand APO-Mupirocin CMI 12 May 2017
 
The name of your medicine is APO-Mupirocin. It contains the active ingredient mupirocin.
It is used to treat mild impetigo (school sores).
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you. Your doctor may have prescribed this medicine for another reason.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.

How it works

APO-Mupirocin is for use on your skin only. APO-Mupirocin belongs to a group of medicines called antibiotics. Antibiotics work by killing bacteria which can cause infection.
There is no evidence that this medicine is addictive.

Use in children

This medicine should not be used in children under two years of age.
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Expand Klyx CMI 11 May 2017
 
KLYX Enema is used when oral therapies are not suitable, for:
Treatment of faecal impaction or constipation
Colon evacuation prior medical procedures.
It acts by increasing water content in the stools, thereby softening hard stools, facilitating opening of the bowels and cleansing the bowel area. It starts to work approximately 5-20 minutes after application.
If you have constipation it is important to also drink plenty of water and to increase fibre in diet, except if the constipation is caused by certain medications such as codeine.
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Expand Klyx PI 11 May 2017
 
Expand Celazadine CMI 08 May 2017
 
Celazadine is an anti-cancer agent. This product contains a medicine called azacitidine which prevents the growth of cancer cells. Celazadine has been prescribed by your doctor for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Myelodysplastic syndrome is a blood disorder in which the bone marrow is not working normally and does not produce enough mature blood cells. This causes a lack of healthy blood cells that can function properly in the body.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about how this medicine works, or why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.
Celazadine will only be prescribed to you by a doctor who has experience in medicines to treat cancers of the blood.
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Expand Valganciclovir Sandoz PI 08 May 2017
 
Expand Valganciclovir Sandoz CMI 08 May 2017
 
This medicine is used to treat:
CMV retinitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Prophylaxis of CMV infection and disease following solid organ transplantation in patients at risk of CMV disease.
It contains the active ingredient valganciclovir hydrochloride. Valganciclovir belongs to a group of medicines used to prevent the growth of viruses.
It works by acting against a virus called cytomegalovirus or CMV (a type of herpes virus). It prevents this virus from growing and multiplying in the body. In people with poor immunity, CMV can cause infections. Poor immunity can be caused by: HIV/AIDS or by medicines taken after an organ transplant.
Valganciclovir is also used to:
CMV eye infections in AIDS patients, which if left untreated may cause blindness. It is not a cure for CMV eye infections
Prevent CMV infection in patients following organ transplantation.
Valganciclovir Sandoz is not effective against any underlying HIV infection
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 available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Ibrance CMI 05 May 2017
 

What IBRANCE does

IBRANCE is used to treat patients with hormone receptor-positive (HR-positive), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative (HER2-negative) advanced breast cancer. It is given together with an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant, which are used as hormonal anticancer therapies.
IBRANCE belongs to a group of medicines called cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors.
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.
IBRANCE is only available with a doctor's prescription.
It is not addictive.

Use in Children

The safety and efficacy of IBRANCE in children have not been established.
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Expand Tevatiapine XR CMI 05 May 2017
 
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Expand Oxytrol PI 05 May 2017
 
Expand Oxytrol CMI 05 May 2017
 
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Expand APO-Terbinafine PI 04 May 2017
 
Expand APO-Terbinafine CMI 04 May 2017
 
The name of your medicine is APO-Terbinafine Tablet. It contains the active ingredient terbinafine.
It is used to treat:
fungal infections of the finger nails and toe nails
tinea (ringworm) infections of the groin and body
tinea infections of the feet, commonly called "athlete's foot".
These infections are caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you. Your doctor may have prescribed this medicine for another reason.
It is available only with a doctor's prescription.

How it works

Terbinafine works by killing dermatophytes.
There is no evidence that this medicine is addictive.

Use in children

This medicine should not be used in children.
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Expand APO-Zonisamide CMI 04 May 2017
 
The name of your medicine is APO-Zonisamide capsules. It contains the active ingredient Zonisamide.
It is used to treat certain types of epilepsy in adults. Zonisamide may be used:
on its own to treat seizures in adults,
with other antiepileptic medicines to treat seizure in adults.
Zonisamide is used in partial seizure that affects only one part of brain, with or without generalized seizures that may affect the whole brain.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you. Your doctor may have prescribed this medicine for another reason.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.

How it works

Epilepsy is caused by a disruption in the electrical activity of the brain. The abnormal electrical impulses occur due to altered levels of some chemicals in the brain. Zonisamide can control brain chemicals which send signals to nerves so that seizures do not happen.
There is no evidence that this medicine is addictive.

Use in children

The safety and efficacy of zonisamide in children under 18 years of age have not been established.
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Expand APO-Zonisamide PI 04 May 2017
 
Expand Androderm CMI 02 May 2017
 
Androderm® is used to replace testosterone in males when the body is unable to produce enough of its own. Testosterone is a hormone that is necessary for the normal development and maintenance of male reproductive tissues and other characteristic male traits.
Androderm® is a testosterone transdermal delivery patch. This means that when the patch is applied to the skin, the testosterone passes from the patch, through the skin and into the bloodstream.
The testosterone in Androderm® is identical to the naturally occurring testosterone present in 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.
This medicine is not expected to affect your ability to drive a car or operate machinery.
There is not enough information to recommend the use of this medicine for children below the age of 15 years.
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