Pursuant to section 23 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby provisionally consents to the sale, supply or use in New Zealand of the new medicine set out in the Schedule hereto:
Product: Bicillin L-A
Active Ingredient: Benzathine benzylpenicillin tetrahydrate 450mg/mL
Dosage Form: Suspension for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: Pharmacy Retailing (NZ) Limited
Manufacturers: King Pharmaceuticals Inc, Rochester, MI, United States of America
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Note: This consent is valid for two years from the date of publication of this notice.
Dated this 1st day of August 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).