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Consent to the Distribution of a Changed Medicine

Pursuant to section 20 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby consents to the distribution in New Zealand of the changed medicine which was referred to the Minister of Health under the provisions of section 24 (5) of the Act and is set out in the Schedule hereto:
Product: Alimta
Active Ingredient: Pemetrexed sodium 713mg equivalent to 500mg pemetrexed
Dosage Form: Powder for infusion
New Zealand Sponsor: Eli Lilly and Company (NZ) Limited
Manufacturer: Lilly France SAS, Fegersheim, France
Dated this 1st day of December 2005.
DON MATHESON, Deputy Director-General, Public Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).