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Product name Product type Date released
Expand Zinforo CMI 20 Sep 2017
 
Zinforo is an antibiotic used to treat serious infections caused by bacteria (germs), such as:
Infections of the skin and tissue below the skin
Infection of the lungs (pneumonia)
Zinforo will not work against fungal or viral infections (such as colds or the flu).
Zinforo belongs to a group of antibiotics called cephalosporins. These antibiotics work by killing the bacteria that are causing the infection.
Zinforo is given by injection and is mostly given in hospital. Some patients may also be given Zinforo in "hospital in the home". It is available only with a doctor's prescription.
Ask your/your child’s doctor if you/your child have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed.
The doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.
This medicine is not addictive.
The side effects of this medicine may affect the ability to drive a car or operate machinery.
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Expand Zinforo PI 20 Sep 2017
 
Expand Rhinocort Aqueous PI 19 Sep 2017
 
Expand Rhinocort Aqueous CMI 19 Sep 2017
 
Allergic rhinitis (Hayfever)
Rhinocort is sprayed into the nose to help prevent and treat allergic rhinitis (hayfever). Hayfever is an inflammation or swelling of the nose lining (which may cause blockage, runny nose, itching and/or sneezing). This is often, but not always, due to an allergy to something in the air (eg pollen, dust mites).
You may have symptoms only during spring or summer. This type of allergy is generally due to various pollens. Some people may experience symptoms all year round. This is usually caused by house dust mites, pets or moulds.
Nasal Polyps
Rhinocort is also used to treat nasal polyps, which are small masses of tissue that grow from the nose lining.
Rhinocort contains budesonide.
This belongs to a family of medicines called corticosteroids, which are used to help reduce inflammation.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Rhinocort has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.
Rhinocort is not addictive.
Rhinocort is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Budamax Aqueous PI 19 Sep 2017
 
Expand Budamax Aqueous CMI 19 Sep 2017
 
Allergic rhinitis (Hayfever)
Budamax is sprayed into the nose to help prevent and treat allergic rhinitis (hayfever). Hayfever is an inflammation or swelling of the nose lining (which may cause blockage, runny nose, itching and/or sneezing). This is often, but not always, due to an allergy to something in the air (eg pollen, dust mites).
You may have symptoms only during spring or summer. This type of allergy is generally due to various pollens. Some people may experience symptoms all year round. This is usually caused by house dust mites, pets or moulds.
Nasal Polyps
Budamax is also used to treat nasal polyps, which are small masses of tissue that grow from the nose lining.
Budamax contains budesonide.
This belongs to a family of medicines called corticosteroids, which are used to help reduce inflammation.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Budamax has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.
Budamax is not addictive.
Budamax is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Systane Red Eyes PI 19 Sep 2017
 
Expand Abyraz CMI 15 Sep 2017
 
ABYRAZ contains the active ingredient aripiprazole (ari-pip-rah-zol).
ABYRAZ belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotic agents which improve the symptoms of certain types of mental illness.
ABYRAZ is used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia is a mental illness with disturbances in thinking, feelings or behaviour.
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.
There is no evidence that this medicine is addictive.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
ABYRAZ is not recommended for use in children under the age of 18, as safety and efficacy have not been established in this age group.
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Expand Abyraz PI 13 Sep 2017
 
Expand Artige CMI 08 Sep 2017
 
Artige tablets contain the active ingredient methylphenidate hydrochloride. Methylphenidate hydrochloride is a central nervous system stimulant.
Artige tablets have two uses. They are used to treat:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); and
narcolepsy, a sleep-attack disorder.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another purpose.
This medicine should not be used to prevent or treat normal fatigue.

ADHD

About 3% of children suffer from ADHD. It makes them unable to sit still or concentrate on tasks for any length of time. They may have trouble learning and doing school work. They frequently become difficult to manage, both in school and at home.
Artige is thought to work by regulating specific chemicals in the brain that affect behaviour. It helps to focus attention, shut out distraction and allows impulsive people to think before they act. If successful, it will enhance an inattentive person's natural ability.
This medicine is part of a treatment program that usually includes psychological, educational and social therapy.

Narcolepsy

People with narcolepsy have recurring attacks of irresistible day-time sleepiness in spite of having enough sleep at night. Narcolepsy can be diagnosed by a doctor by recording wake-sleep patterns.
Narcolepsy is not a normal fatigue state.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you/ your child.
Artige, like all medicines containing central nervous system stimulants, will be given to you/your child only under close medical supervision and after diagnosis.
This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription and your doctor has special permission to prescribe it.
There is not enough information to recommend its use in children under 6 years old.
Artige can be abused or lead to dependence.
Keep Artige in a safe place to prevent misuse and abuse.
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Expand Modafinil Mylan CMI 08 Sep 2017
 
MODAFINIL MYLAN contains the active ingredient modafinil.
This medicine is used to improve wakefulness in people with excessive daytime sleepiness associated with the medical condition known as narcolepsy or with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome (OSAHS), or shift work sleep disorder (SWSD).
In narcolepsy, there is a sudden and irresistible tendency to fall asleep during normal waking hours. This happens at unpredictable times, even when it is inappropriate or may be unsafe to do so. MODAFINIL MYLAN decreases this unwanted excessive daytime sleepiness.
With OSAHS, daytime sleepiness may occur due to an interrupted night time sleep. MODAFINIL MYLAN only treats the symptom of sleepiness and does not treat the cause of OSAHS. Whilst taking MODAFINIL MYLAN you should continue with treatments intended to help manage your underlying medical condition, such as Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
If you have been diagnosed with moderate to severe chronic Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD) and non-drug therapies have been unsuitable or unsuccessful, MODAFINIL MYLAN may be prescribed to keep you awake during your work shift.
Precisely how MODAFINIL MYLAN works is not known, but it is known that it acts on the central nervous system (the brain). It differs from other stimulant medicines that promote wakefulness. MODAFINIL MYLAN increases wakefulness.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why MODAFINIL MYLAN has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed MODAFINIL MYLAN for another reason.
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Expand Ibupane PI 08 Sep 2017
 
Expand Ibupane CMI 07 Sep 2017
 
IBUPANE tablets contains two ingredients paracetamol and ibuprofen that together deliver temporary relief of acute (short term) pain and/or inflammation associated with back pain, dental pain, period pain, migraine headache, cold and flu symptoms, tension headache, muscular pain, headache, sore throat, rheumatic pain & non-serious arthritic pain.
Paracetamol works to stop the pain messages from getting through to the brain. Paracetamol also acts in the brain to reduce fever.
Ibuprofen belongs to a family of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). This group of medicines work by relieving pain, inflammation (swelling, redness, soreness) and fever.
Your doctor or pharmacist may have given you this medicine for another use.
IBUPANE tablets are not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
If you want more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
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Expand Modafinil Mylan PI 06 Sep 2017
 
Expand Ataris 10 and 20mg PI 06 Sep 2017
 
Expand Ataris CMI 06 Sep 2017
 
ATARIS is a type of medicine used to treat rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis. ATARIS helps to slow down the process of joint damage and to relieve the symptoms of the disease, such as joint tenderness and swelling, pain and morning stiffness.
ATARIS works by selectively interfering with the ability of white blood cells called lymphocytes to produce the disease response that ultimately leads to pain, inflammation and joint damage.
Your doctor, however, may have prescribed ATARIS 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.
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Expand Betahistine Mylan CMI 06 Sep 2017
 
Betahistine Mylan is used to treat a disorder of your inner ear. This disorder may include one or more of the following symptoms, in one or both ears:
ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
loss of clear hearing
problems with balance (vertigo)
These symptoms may also be associated with nausea, vomiting and headache. Often these symptoms together are referred to as Meniere's Syndrome.
Betahistine Mylan tablets contain the active ingredient betahistine dihydrochloride. Betahistine Mylan works by improving the blood flow of the inner ear and restoring it to normal. It also acts on the nerve endings in the inner ear to normalise the way in which the nerves respond to outside influences.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another purpose.
This medicine is not addictive.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Artige PI 06 Sep 2017
 
Expand Betahistine Mylan PI 05 Sep 2017
 
Expand Mydriacyl CMI 04 Sep 2017
 
Mydriacyl is used alone or in combination with other eye drops/medicines to enlarge (dilate) the pupil and to prevent the eye from focusing. Your doctor may use Mydriacyl prior to either a surgical procedure or examination of the eye.
Mydriacyl Eye Drops contain the active ingredient tropicamide, which belongs to a class of medicines known as "anticholinergics".
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Mydriacyl has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.

Use in children

Mydriacyl is not for use in children. The safety and effectiveness of Mydriacyl in children has not been established.
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