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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: Viread
Active Ingredient: Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300mg
Dosage Form: Film coated tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: Gilead Sciences (NZ) Limited
Manufacturers: Nycomed Oranienburg GmbH, Oranienburg, Germany
Patheon Inc, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Patheon Inc, Whitby Operations, Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Dated this 28th day of March 2008.
JOHN HAZELDINE, Acting Deputy Director-General, Sector Accountability and Funding Directorate (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).