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Consent to the Distribution of Changed Medicines

Pursuant to section 20 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby consents to the distribution in New Zealand of the changed medicines which were referred to the Minister of Health under the provisions of section 24 (5) of the Act and are set out in the Schedule hereto:
Product: Copegus
Active Ingredient: Ribavirin 200mg
Dosage Form: Film coated tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: Roche Products (New Zealand) Limited
Manufacturers: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc, Nutley, New Jersey, United States of America
Patheon Inc, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Product: Enbrel
Active Ingredient: Etanercept 25mg
Dosage Form: Powder for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: Wyeth (NZ) Limited
Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co KG, Biberach an der Riss, Germany
Dated this 16th day of December 2004.
DON MATHESON, Deputy Director-General, Public Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).