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Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

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:
Schedule
Product: ProviveĀ® 1%
Active Ingredient: Propofol 10mg/mL
Dosage Form: Emulsion for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: AFT Pharmaceuticals Limited
Manufacturer: Claris Life Sciences Ltd, Chacharwadi-Vasana, Ahmedabad, India
Product: Tygacil
Active Ingredient: Tigecycline 50mg
Dosage Form: Powder for infusion
New Zealand Sponsor: Pharmacy Retailing (NZ) Ltd t/a Healthcare Logistics
Manufacturers: Patheon Italia SpA, Viale G.B. Monza, Milan, Italy
Wyeth Parenteral Division of Wyeth Holdings, Carolina, Puerto Rico
Dated this 4th day of December 2008.
ANTHONY HILL, Deputy Director-General, Sector Accountability and Funding Directorate (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).