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Product name Product type Date released
Expand Fluoxetine Sandoz CMI 20 Jan 2017
 
This medicine is used to treat:
depression
obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
It contains the active ingredient fluoxetine hydrochloride.
Fluoxetine hydrochloride belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It works by inhibiting the neuronal uptake of serotonin in the central nervous system. Serotonin is one of several brain chemicals called amines which are involved in controlling mood.
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.
Fluoxetine Sandoz is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age.
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Expand Boostrix Preservative-free CMI 20 Jan 2017
 
Expand Boostrix Preservative Free PI 20 Jan 2017
 
Expand Rapamune Tablets CMI 20 Jan 2017
 
Rapamune belongs to a group of medicines called immunosuppressants. It helps to control your body's immune system after you have received an organ transplant. It is used to prevent your body from rejecting the transplanted kidney.
Rapamune is not recommended for patients who have received liver or lung transplants.
Your doctor may have prescribed Rapamune for another reason. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Rapamune has been prescribed for you.
Rapamune is not recommended for use in children, as there is limited information available on its effects in children.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
Rapamune is not habit-forming. 
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Expand Jardiance PI 20 Jan 2017
 
Expand Jardiance CMI 20 Jan 2017
 
Jardiance is used to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
It may be used when diet plus exercise do not provide adequate blood sugar level control either:
alone as a single medicine, or
in combination with certain other anti-diabetic medicines such as:
metformin, or
sulfonylurea medicines such as glimepiride and glibenclamide, or
pioglitazone, or
insulin, or
dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor medicines such as linagliptin or sitagliptin.
If you have type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease, Jardiance can be used to reduce your risk of dying from your cardiovascular disease.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is also called non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus or NIDDM. Type 2 diabetes develops if the body does not make enough insulin, or if the insulin that your body makes does not work as well as it should.
Insulin is a substance which helps to lower the level of sugar in your blood, especially after meals.
When the level of sugar builds up in your blood, this can cause damage to the body's cells and lead to serious problems with your heart, eyes, circulation or kidneys.

How Jardiance works

Jardiance contains the active ingredient, empagliflozin, which belongs to a group of medicines called SGLT2 (sodium-glucose co-transporter 2) inhibitors.
Jardiance works by blocking a protein in the kidneys called SGLT2. Jardiance removes blood sugar, which is too high because of your type 2 diabetes mellitus, via the urine. As a result, the levels of glucose in your blood are reduced.
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.
Jardiance is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Revatio CMI 20 Jan 2017
 
This medicine is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (high blood pressure in the blood vessels in the lungs). Revatio lowers the blood pressure by relaxing these vessels.
Revatio contains the active ingredient sildenafil (present as sildenafil citrate) which belongs to a group of medicines called phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors.
Revatio is not for use in children under 18 years of age.
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 Ikorel CMI 19 Jan 2017
 
Ikorel belongs to a group of medicines called "potassium channel openers". This means it increases the exit of potassium from certain muscle cells, particularly those found in arteries. This widens the arteries and reduces the workload required by the heart to pump the blood.
In addition, Ikorel has a "nitrate" property, which relaxes smooth muscle in the blood vessels, particularly in the veins.
Ikorel is used to treat some forms of angina pectoris (chest pain). It works by widening blood vessels and increases blood supply to heart muscle.
Your doctor, however, may prescribe Ikorel for another purpose.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been prescribed for you.
This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription.
This medicine is not addictive.
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Expand Tagrisso CMI 18 Jan 2017
 
This medicine is used to treat adults with a type of cancer called 'non-small cell lung cancer'. It is used if you have this type of cancer and you test positive for a 'T790M mutation'.
This medicine belongs to a class of medicines called Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors (TKIs). It works by stopping cancer cells with the 'Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR)' T790M mutation from growing and multiplying.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
It is available only with a doctor's prescription.
This medicine is not expected to affect your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, however, if symptoms occur that affect your ability to concentrate, do not drive or operate machinery until the effect subsides.
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Expand Betmiga PI 18 Jan 2017
 
Expand Lamotrigine Sandoz PI 18 Jan 2017
 
Expand Lamotrigine Sandoz CMI 18 Jan 2017
 
Lamotrigine Sandoz tablets contain lamotrigine as the active ingredient and belongs to a group of medicines called "anti-epileptic drugs".
Lamotrigine Sandoz tablets are used for the treatment of epilepsy in patients over 2 years of age.
In general, it is initially used in addition to other medicines, for the treatment of epilepsy including partial or generalized seizures and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
It is thought that this medicine works by changing the levels of some chemicals associated with seizures.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Lamotrigine Sandoz has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.
This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription.
It is not addictive.
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Expand Isentress PI 18 Jan 2017
 
Expand Zepatier PI 18 Jan 2017
 
Expand Zepatier CMI 18 Jan 2017
 
ZEPATIER is one tablet that contains two active substances called elbasvir and grazoprevir. ZEPATIER is used to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis C infection in adults.
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines called direct-acting antivirals.

How ZEPATIER works

Hepatitis C is a virus that infects the liver. This medicine works by lowering the amount of Hepatitis C virus in your body. The active substances in ZEPATIER work together by blocking two different proteins that the hepatitis C virus needs to make more virus.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Logem PI 18 Jan 2017
 
Expand Cosamide 50 PI 18 Jan 2017
 
Expand Terry White Chemists Tramadol PI 17 Jan 2017
 
Expand Chemmart Tramadol PI 17 Jan 2017
 
Expand APO-Tramadol PI 17 Jan 2017