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Product name Product type Date released
Expand Linezolid APO CMI 04 Aug 2020
 
Linezolid is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia, skin infections or blood infections. Depending on the type of bacteria, you may be given additional medicines.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why linezolid has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed it for another reason.
This medicine is not addictive.
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Expand Lonsurf PI 04 Aug 2020
 
Expand Lonsurf CMI 04 Aug 2020
 
LONSURF is a medicine used to treat cancer by slowing down the growth and spread of cancer cells.
LONSURF is used to treat adults with colon or rectal cancer - sometimes called 'colorectal' cancer. It is also used to treat gastric cancer- sometimes called 'stomach' cancer.
It is used when the cancer has spread to other parts of the body.
It is used when other treatments have not worked - or when other treatments are not suitable for you.
LONSURF is a type of cancer chemotherapy which belongs to a group of medicines called 'cytostatic antimetabolite medicines'.
LONSURF contains two different active substances trifluridine and tipiracil
Trifluridine stops the growth of cancer cells.
Tipiracil stops the trifluridine from being broken down by the body, helping trifluridine to work longer.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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 LONSURF is addictive.
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Expand Blincyto CMI 04 Aug 2020
 
The active ingredient in Blincyto is blinatumomab. This belongs to a group of medicines called antineoplastic agents which target cancer cells.
Blincyto is used to treat adults, adolescents, and children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is a cancer of the blood in which a particular type of white blood cell is growing out of control. This medicine works by enabling your immune system to attack and destroy these abnormal white blood cancer cells.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been prescribed for you.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Zactin Tabs PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand Zactin Caps PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand Tamate PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand Lovan PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand Celazadine CMI 03 Aug 2020
 
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 Celazadine PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand Xeljanz PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand APO-Bisoprolol CMI 03 Aug 2020
 
APO-Bisoprolol contains the active ingredient bisoprolol fumarate.
Bisoprolol is used to treat heart failure. It is usually used in combination with other medicines.
Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle is weak and unable to pump enough blood to supply the body's needs. Heart failure may start off with no symptoms, but as the condition progresses patients may feel short of breath and notice swelling of the feet and ankles due to fluid build-up.
Bisoprolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
These medicines work by affecting the body's response to some nerve impulses, especially in the heart. As a result, it decreases the heart's need for blood and oxygen and therefore reduces the amount of work the heart must do.
Bisoprolol also slows your heart rate, which in turn increases the efficiency of your heart.
Bisoprolol can help to reduce the number of heart failure episodes needing hospital admission and the risk of sudden death.
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.
Bisoprolol is not recommended for use in children, as the safety and efficacy in children have not been established.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
There is no evidence that this medicine is addictive.
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Expand Prograf and Advagraf XL PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand DBL Gemcitabine Injection PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand Tevatiapine XR PI 03 Aug 2020
 
Expand OxyNorm liquid CMI 02 Aug 2020
 
OxyNorm liquid contains oxycodone hydrochloride. Oxycodone belongs to a group of medicines called opioid analgesics.
OxyNorm liquid is used to provide the short-term management of severe pain for which other treatment options have failed or are otherwise inappropriate to provide sufficient management of pain .
Your doctor, however, may prescribe it for another purpose.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been prescribed for you.
As with all strong painkillers, your body may become used to you taking OxyNorm liquid. Taking it may result in physical dependence. Physical dependence means that you may experience withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking oxycodone suddenly, so it is important to take it exactly as directed by your doctor.
This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand OxyNorm injection CMI 02 Aug 2020
 
OxyNorm solution for injection or infusion contains oxycodone hydrochloride. Oxycodone belongs to a group of medicines called opioid analgesics.
OxyNorm injection or infusion is given to relieve short-term management of severe pain for which other treatment options have failed or are otherwise inappropriate to provide sufficient management of pain. It can be given as a single injection or as an infusion into a vein or into the tissue under the skin.
Your doctor, however, may prescribe it for another purpose.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been prescribed for you.
As with all strong painkillers, your body may become used to you having oxycodone. Being given it may result in physical dependence. Physical dependence means that you may experience withdrawal symptoms if you stop having oxycodone suddenly, so it is important that you are given OxyNorm injection or infusion exactly as directed by your doctor.
This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand OxyNorm capsules CMI 02 Aug 2020
 
OxyNorm capsules contain oxycodone hydrochloride. Oxycodone belongs to a group of medicines called opioid analgesics.
OxyNorm capsules are used to provide the short-term management of severe pain for which other treatment options have failed or are otherwise inappropriate to provide sufficient management of pain.
Your doctor, however, may prescribe it for another purpose.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been prescribed for you.
As with all strong painkillers, your body may become used to you taking OxyNorm capsules. Taking it may result in physical dependence. Physical dependence means that you may experience withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking oxycodone suddenly, so it is important to take it exactly as directed by your doctor.
This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Novacodone CMI 02 Aug 2020
 
Novacodone tablets contain oxycodone hydrochloride. Oxycodone belongs to a group of medicines called opioid analgesics.
Novacodone tablets are used to relieve severe pain when other forms of treatment have failed or are otherwise inappropriate to provide sufficient management of pain.
Your doctor, however, may prescribe it for another purpose.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been prescribed for you.
As with all strong painkillers, your body may become used to you taking Novacodone tablets. Taking it may result in physical dependence. Physical dependence means that you may experience withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking Novacodone tablets suddenly, so it is important to take it exactly as directed by your doctor.
This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription.
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Expand Paracetamol BNM PI 31 Jul 2020