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Product name Product type Date released
Expand DBL Flucloxacillin Sodium CMI 27 May 2020
 
This medicine is an antibiotic that is used for the treatment of infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria.
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines known as the penicillins.
It works by killing the bacteria causing your infection or by stopping its growth.
It will not work against infections caused by viruses such as colds or the flu.
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.
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Expand Rozlytrek CMI 27 May 2020
 
Rozlytrek is used to treat adults with a type of lung cancer called non-small cell lung cancer. It is used if your cancer:
is 'ROS1-positive' – this means your cancer cells have a fault in a gene called ROS1 and
is advanced or has spread to another part of your body (metastatic)
Rozlytrek is also used to treat children (12 years and older), adolescents and adults with cancer that is ‘NTRK fusion-positive’. This means that your cancer cells have a fault in genes called NTRK. Rozlytrek is used when the cancer is advanced or has spread to another part of your body (metastatic) and other treatments have not worked or are not suitable for you.
Rozlytrek contains the active ingredient entrectinib.
Rozlytrek belongs to a group of medicines called anti-neoplastic (or anti-cancer) agents which are used to treat cancer.
Rozlytrek works by blocking the action of enzymes which have a fault in them. This fault is in the NTRK or ROS1 genes that make them. The faulty enzymes encourage the cancer cells to grow.
Rozlytrek may slow down or stop the cancer growing. It may also help to shrink your cancer.
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 Rozlytrek PI 27 May 2020
 
Expand DBL Flucloxacillin Sodium PI 25 May 2020
 
Expand Rixadone Oral PI 25 May 2020
 
Expand Codalgin Forte PI 25 May 2020
 
Expand Questran Lite CMI 25 May 2020
 
QUESTRAN LITE is used:
to reduce high levels of cholesterol in the blood assist in the prevention of coronary heart disease. It also used as an accompanying therapy to you diet in order to reduce cholesterol
for the relief of pruritis (itching) associated with the flow of bile being partially blocked
for the relief of diarrhoea caused by surgery or disease of the small bowel
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines called resins. It reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood by combining with bile in the small intestine to form an insoluble complex, which is then excreted in faeces.
The reduction of blood cholesterol levels helps to prevent blockages in the blood vessels to the heart which reduces the likelihood of angina (chest pain with heart disease) and heart attacks.
QUESTRAN LITE may be used alone or in combination with other medicines.
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 not addictive.
This medicine is only available with a doctor’s prescription.
The safety and effectiveness of using QUESTRAN LITE in infants and children has not been established.
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Expand Celecoxib APOTEX CMI 22 May 2020
 
The name of your medicine is Celecoxib APOTEX. It contains the active ingredient celecoxib.
It is used to treat:
osteoarthritis,
rheumatoid arthritis
ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic inflammatory rheumatic disorder that primarily affects, but is not limited to, the spine.
Celecoxib also provides short term
pain relief in conditions such as:
menstrual cramps or period pain
after surgery
muscle and joint injuries.
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

Celecoxib belongs to a group of medicines called Coxibs which are used to relieve pain and inflammation in a number of conditions.
There is no evidence that this medicine is addictive.

Use in children

This medicine should not be used in children or adolescents under 18 years of age.
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Expand Alzene PI 22 May 2020
 
Expand Xiidra PI 21 May 2020
 
Expand Questran Lite PI 21 May 2020
 
Expand Cilamox PI 20 May 2020
 
Expand Celecoxib APOTEX PI 20 May 2020
 
Expand Xiidra CMI 20 May 2020
 
XIIDRA is an eye drop containing the medicine lifitegrast.
It is used to treat moderate to severe dry eye disease in adults for whom prior use of artificial tears has not been sufficient.
Lifitegrast is a type of medicine called an ‘LFA-1 antagonist’ (LFA-1 stands for ‘lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1’)
It works by decreasing inflammation in dry eye disease.
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.
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Expand Cilamox CMI 20 May 2020
 
This medicine is used to treat infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria, such as:
upper and lower respiratory tract infections - chest infections (pneumonia), tonsillitis, sinusitis
urinary and genital tract infections
skin and fleshy tissue infections
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines called penicillins.
This medicine works by killing the bacteria that are causing the infection. It can also be used to prevent infection.
CILAMOX will not work against infections caused by viruses, such as the common cold or the flu.
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.
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Expand Fosamax Plus PI 15 May 2020
 
Expand Cilicaine VK PI 13 May 2020
 
Expand Cilicaine VK CMI 13 May 2020
 
This medicine contains the active ingredient phenoxymethylpenicillin. It is a type of antibiotic that belongs to the group of medicines called penicillins.
CILICAINE VK is used to treat infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria. It works by killing the bacteria that are causing the infection.
CILICAINE VK will not work against infections caused by viruses such as colds or the flu.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed CILICAINE VK for another purpose.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Aspecillin VK PI 13 May 2020
 
Expand Aspecillin VK CMI 13 May 2020
 
This medicine contains the active ingredient phenoxymethylpenicillin.
It is a type of antibiotic that belongs to a group of medicines called penicillins.
ASPECILLIN VK is used to treat infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria. It works by killing the bacteria that are causing the infection.
ASPECILLIN VK will not work against infections caused by viruses such as colds or the flu.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why this medicine has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed ASPECILLIN VK for another purpose.
This medicine is only available on a doctor’s prescription.
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