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Expand Xermelo PI 18 Sep 2018
 
Expand Pregabalin APOTEX CMI 17 Sep 2018
 
PREGABALIN APOTEX is also used to control epilepsy. Epilepsy is a condition where you have repeated seizures (fits). There are many different types of seizures, ranging from mild to severe.
PREGABALIN APOTEX belongs to a group of medicines called anticonvulsants.
These medicines are thought to work by controlling brain chemicals which send signals to nerves so that seizures do not happen.
PREGABALIN APOTEX also has pain relieving effects.
PREGABALIN APOTEX may be used alone, or in combination with other medicines, to treat your condition.
Your doctor may prescribe PREGABALIN APOTEX in addition to your current therapy when your current treatment is no longer working as well as before.
Your doctor, however, may use PREGABALIN APOTEX for another purpose.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been given to you.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.

Use in children

There is not enough information to recommend the use of this medicine in children under the age of 18 years.
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Expand Pregabalin APOTEX PI 17 Sep 2018
 
Expand Segluromet PI 12 Sep 2018
 
Expand Steglujan PI 12 Sep 2018
 
Expand Steglatro PI 11 Sep 2018
 
Expand Kalydeco PI 10 Sep 2018
 
Expand Kalydeco CMI 10 Sep 2018
 
KALYDECO is for the chronic treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients aged 2 years and older who have a G551D or other gating (class III) mutation in the CFTR gene.
KALYDECO is for the chronic treatment of cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients aged 6 years and older who have an R117H mutation in the CFTR gene.

What is cystic fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis is caused by genetic defects that limit the flow of chloride and water through cell membranes. As a result, the mucus in the lungs (and other organs) becomes thick and sticky, clogs the lungs and makes it easier for germs to grow. KALYDECO is a medicine that works by improving the flow of chloride and water in patients with cystic fibrosis who have a certain genetic defect.

How KALYDECO works

KALYDECO belongs to a group of medicines called "cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulators."
In people with a G551D or other gating (class III) mutation and in people with an R117H mutation, the CFTR protein is present in normal amounts but its ability to allow chloride to pass through is reduced. KALYDECO is a CFTR potentiator, which is a drug that increases the opening of the CFTR protein, allowing more chloride to pass through.
KALYDECO is not addictive.
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Expand APO-Atomoxetine CMI 06 Sep 2018
 
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 APO-Atomoxetine PI 06 Sep 2018
 
Expand APO-Ivabradine CMI 06 Aug 2018
 
Ivabradine is used to treat:
symptomatic stable angina in adult patients whose heart rate is over or equal to 70 beats per minute (bpm)
heart failure
Stable angina:
Stable angina typically occurs when you exert yourself and is usually relieved with medication or rest.
Angina is a pain or uncomfortable feeling in the chest. This pain or feeling can also spread to the arms and neck and sometimes also to the shoulders and back. Angina is caused by too little blood and oxygen getting to the heart.
Ivabradine relieves stable angina by lowering the heart rate. Ivabradine is not for the relief of a sudden attack of angina. Your doctor will have given you other medication to treat this.
Heart failure:
Heart failure means that the heart muscle cannot pump blood strongly enough to supply all the blood needed throughout the body. Heart failure is not the same as heart attack and does not mean that the heart stops working.
Some people develop heart failure after having had a heart attack.
However, there are also other causes of heart failure.
Heart failure may start off with no symptoms, but as the condition progresses, you may feel short of breath or may get tired easily after light physical activity such as walking. You may wake up short of breath at night. Fluid may collect in different parts of the body, often first noticed as swollen ankles and feet. In severe heart failure, symptoms may occur even at rest.
Ivabradine helps to treat heart failure. If you follow your doctor's advice, your ability to perform daily activities may improve. You may breathe more easily, feel less tired, and have less swelling.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why ivabradine has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.
Ivabradine can only be obtained with a doctor's prescription.
Ivabradine is not addictive.
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Expand APO-Ivabradine PI 06 Aug 2018
 
Expand Glimepiride APOTEX PI 06 Aug 2018
 
Expand Ondansetron Mylan Tablets PI 03 Aug 2018
 
Expand Tezmota CMI 31 Jul 2018
 
Tezmota is used following chemotherapy to help fight infection.
Some chemotherapy will reduce the number of neutrophils in your body. Although Tezmota is not a treatment for cancer, it does help the body to make new neutrophils. This will reduce your chance of developing infections that might require antibiotics and/or hospital stays. It may even increase your chance of receiving your chemotherapy on time and at the right dose.

How it works

Tezmota is a long acting form of Recombinant Human Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor or G-CSF. Using gene technology, Tezmota is produced in a specific type of bacteria, called E. coli.
G-CSF is produced in the bone marrow and assists in the production of neutrophils, which are a type of white blood cell. Neutrophils help the body fight infections by surrounding and destroying the bacteria that cause the infections. G-CSF also helps neutrophils to do this work better.
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 Minims Chloramphenicol PI 20 Jul 2018
 
Expand Minims Chloramphenicol CMI 20 Jul 2018
 
Minims Chloramphenicol is a broad-spectrum antibiotic solution that is used to treat an eye infection called bacterial conjunctivitis, which is a bacterial infection involving the mucous membrane of the surface of the eye.
The most common symptom is the presence of a sticky yellow-white discharge with mucus and pus (or glued eyes, especially in the morning on waking). Other symptoms include a gritty sensation in the eye, redness, irritation and watering of the eyes. The infection usually starts in one eye and then spreads to the other.
Ask your doctor, pharmacist or optometrist if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you. They may have prescribed it for another reason.
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Expand Diltiazem Sandoz CD PI 20 Jul 2018
 
Expand Sevelamer Hydrochloride Winthrop PI 11 Jul 2018
 
Expand Sevelamer Hydrochloride Sanofi PI 11 Jul 2018