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Consent to the Distribution of New Medicines

Pursuant to section 20 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby consents to the distribution in New Zealand of the new medicines set out in the Schedule hereto:
Product: DP-Omeprazole
Active Ingredient: Omeprazole 20mg
Dosage Form: Capsule
New Zealand Sponsor: Douglas Pharmaceuticals Limited
Manufacturer: Liconsa SA, Azuqueca de Henares, Guadalajara, Spain
Product: First Response Plus
Active Ingredient: Antibody to HCG hormone 4.2 Murine monoclonal antibody to HCG 3.2Ág
Dosage Form: Pregnancy test kit
New Zealand Sponsor: Wilson Consumer Products
Manufacturer: Princeton Biomeditech Corporation, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, United States of America
Product: Zelmac
Active Ingredient: Tegaserod maleate 8.31mg equivalent to 6mg tegaserod
Dosage Form: Tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: Novartis New Zealand Limited
Manufacturer: Novartis Pharma Stein AG, Stein, Switzerland
Dated this 24th day of October 2002.
G. R. BOYD, Chief Advisor, Safety and Regulation (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on the 20th day of February 1997).