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Product name Product type Date released
Expand Bivalirudin APOTEX CMI 18 Oct 2019
 
Bivalirudin helps prevent unwanted blood clotting during an angioplasty. Bivalirudin belongs to a group of medicines called anticoagulants.

How it works

An angioplasty is a medical procedure in which blocked blood vessels in the heart are unblocked. Angioplasty is also called percutaneous coronary intervention, or PCI. Angioplasty improves blood flow in the heart, helping heart problems such as angina.
Bivalirudin prevents blood clotting during an angioplasty by stopping thrombin from working. Thrombin is a protein that starts blood clotting.
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 available only with a doctor's prescription.
There is not enough information to recommend the use of this medicine in children.
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Expand APO-Salbutamol Ampoules CMI 18 Oct 2019
 
Salbutamol is inhaled into your lungs to relieve the symptoms of asthma and other breathing problems.
It may also be used before exercise or at other times to keep your air passages open if you start to wheeze or have difficulty breathing each time you exert yourself.
Asthma is a disease where the lining of the lungs becomes inflamed (red and swollen), making it difficult to breathe. This may be due to an allergy to house dust mites, smoke, air-borne pollution and other irritants.
Salbutamol belongs to a family of medicines called bronchodilators (beta-2-agonists). These work rapidly to open up the air passages in the lungs of people suffering from asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other breathing problems.
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.
This medicine is not addictive
This medication is delivered directly to your lungs through a device called a nebuliser.
APO-Salbutamol Inhalation Ampoules may be used in children aged between 4 and 12 years of age.
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Expand Brintellix CMI 18 Oct 2019
 
Brintellix contains vortioxetine, which is used to treat major depression in adults.
Depression is longer lasting or more severe than the "low moods" everyone has from time to time due to the stress of everyday life. It is thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance in parts of the brain. This imbalance affects your whole body and can cause emotional, physical and cognitive symptoms such as feeling low in spirit, reduced ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness, loss of interest in activities, being unable to enjoy life, poor appetite or overeating, disturbed sleep, often waking up early, loss of sex drive, lack of energy and feeling guilty over nothing.
Brintellix is thought to work by its actions on multiple brain chemicals including serotonin, noradrenaline, dopamine, histamine and acetylcholine which are thought to be involved in controlling mood and related mental processes.
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.
Brintellix is available only with a doctor's prescription.
Brintellix is not addictive.
Brintellix should not be given to children under 18 years of age.
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Expand Enlafax XR PI 18 Oct 2019
 
Expand Enlafax XR CMI 18 Oct 2019
 
Enlafax-XR capsules contain an active ingredient called "venlafaxine hydrochloride".
This medicine is used in the treatment and prevention of relapse of depression and in the treatment of social phobia (social anxiety disorder).
It belongs to a class of medications for depression and anxiety, called Serotonin-Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs).
Serotonin and noradrenaline are chemical messengers that allow certain nerves in brain to work. Enlafax-XR capsules increase the level of these two messengers. Experts think this is how it helps to restore your feeling of wellness.
Depression is longer lasting or more severe than the 'low moods' that everyone has from time to time. It is thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance in parts of the brain. This imbalance affects your whole body and can cause emotional and physical symptoms such as feeling low in spirit, lose interest in usual activities, be unable to enjoy life, have poor appetite or over eat, have disturbed sleep, often waking up early, loss of sex drive, low energy and feel guilty over nothing.
Social phobia is a fear of being embarrassed, judged or evaluated negatively in social situations, which can result in substantial impairment in the person's social emotional, interpersonal and occupational life.
Depression and anxiety are treatable illnesses. Anxiety and tension associated with the normal stress of daily life usually does not require treatment with medicines.
There is no evidence that Enlafax-XR is addictive.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Enlafax-XR has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed Enlafax-XR capsules for another purpose.
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Expand Aratac CMI 18 Oct 2019
 
Aratac is used to control a fast or irregular heart beat.
Aratac belongs to a group of medicines called antiarrhythmics. It works by lengthening the gap between one heartbeat and the next, helping to bring the heart rate to a slower and more regular pace.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about why Aratac has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed Aratac for another reason.
Aratac is not recommended for use in children, as its safety and effectiveness in children has not been established.
Aratac is available only with a doctor's prescription.
There is no evidence that Aratac is addictive.
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Expand Orfadin Oral Suspension CMI 18 Oct 2019
 
ORFADIN contains a medicine called nitisinone which is used for the treatment of a disease called hereditary tyrosinaemia type 1 (HT-1). In this disease the body is unable to completely break down the amino acid tyrosine. Harmful substances will be formed and accumulated in the body.
ORFADIN blocks the breakdown of tyrosine and by doing so the harmful substances are not formed. However, tyrosine will remain in the body and therefore a special diet (with low tyrosine and phenylalanine content) must be followed when taking ORFADIN.
Nitisinone belongs to a group of medicines called 'other alimentary and metabolism products'.
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.
ORFADIN is not addictive.
ORFADIN is available only with a doctor's prescription.
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