Pursuant to section 20 of the Medicines Act 1981, the Minister of Health hereby consents to the distribution in New Zealand of the new medicine set out in the Schedule hereto:
Product: Omeprazole Injection 40mg
Active Ingredient: Omeprazole sodium 42.6mg equivalent to 40mg omeprazole base
Dosage Form: Powder for injection
New Zealand Sponsor: Affordable Healthcare Limited
Manufacturers: Laboratorios Alcala Farma S.L., Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Sofarimex Industria Quimica e Farmaceutica Lda, Agualva, Cacem, Portugal
Dated this 9th day of January 2009.
JOHN HAZELDINE, Acting Deputy Director-General, Sector Accountability and Funding Directorate (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).