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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: Aromasin
Active Ingredient: Exemestane 25mg
Dosage Form: Coated tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: Pfizer New Zealand Limited
Manufacturers: Pharmacia Italia SpA, Zona Industriale 1, Marino del Tronto, Ascoli Piceno, Italy
Pharmacia Italia SpA, Nerviano, Milan, Italy
Product: Invanz
Active Ingredient: Ertapenem sodium 209.2mg/mL equivalent to 200mg/mL ertapenem free acid
Dosage Form: Powder for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: Merck Sharp & Dohme (New Zealand) Limited
Manufacturer: Laboratoires Merck Sharp & Dohme - Chibret, (Mirabel Plant), Clermont-Ferrand, France
Dated this 12th day of August 2005.
GRAEME GILLESPIE, Acting Deputy Director-General, Public Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).