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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: Foradil Certihaler
Active Ingredient: Formoterol fumarate 10µg/dose
Dosage Form: Powder for inhalation
New Zealand Sponsor: Novartis New Zealand Limited Pharmaceutical Sector
Manufacturer: SkyePharma Production SAS, Saint Quentin Fallavier Cedex, France
Product: Solian
Active Ingredient: Amisulpride 100mg/mL
Dosage Form: Oral solution
New Zealand Sponsor: Pharmacy Retailing (NZ) Limited t/a Healthcare Logistics
Manufacturer: Sanofi Winthrop Industrie, Colomiers, France
Product: Viread
Active Ingredient: Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300mg
Dosage Form: Film coated tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: Muir Hutchison Limited
Manufacturers: Altana Pharma Oranienburg GmbH, Oranienburg, Germany
Patheon Inc, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Dated this 7th day of November 2005.
DON MATHESON, Deputy Director-General, Public Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).