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Provisional Consent to the Distribution of a New Medicine

Pursuant to section 23 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby provisionally consents to the sale, supply or use in New Zealand of the new medicine set out in the Schedule hereto:
Product: Iressa
Active Ingredient: Gefitinib 250mg
Dosage Form: Coated tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: AstraZeneca Limited
Manufacturer: AstraZeneca UK Ltd, Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Note: This consent is valid for two years from the date of publication of this notice.
Dated this 14th day of January 2004.
CYNTHIA MALING, Acting Deputy Director-General, Public Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on the 6th day of July 2001).