Notice Type
Notice Title

Consent to the Distribution of a New Medicine

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 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: Tykerb
Active Ingredient: Lapatinib ditosilate monohydrate 405mg equivalent to lapatinib free base 250mg
Dosage Form: Tablet
New Zealand Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline (NZ) Limited
Manufacturer: Glaxo Operations UK Limited (t/a Glaxo Wellcome Operations), Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Dated this 24th day of January 2013.
DR DON MACKIE, Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Leadership, Protection and Regulation Business Unit, Ministry of Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 6 July 2001).