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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: Ziagen
Active Ingredient: Abacavir sulfate 351mg equivalent to 300mg abacavir
Dosage Form: Film coated tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline (NZ) Ltd
Manufacturer: Glaxo Operations UK Limited (t/a Glaxo Wellcome Operations), Ware, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Dated this 15th day of February 2008.
ANTHONY HILL, Deputy Director-General, Sector Accountability and Funding Directorate (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).