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Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Provisional Consent to the Distribution of a New Medicine

Pursuant to section 23(1) 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 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:

Schedule

Product:
Active Ingredient:
Dosage Form:
New Zealand Sponsor:
Manufacturer:

Alcaine
Proxymetacaine hydrochloride 5mg/mL
Eye drops, solution
Pharmaco (NZ) Limited
SA Alcon Couvreur NV, Puurs, Belgium

Note: This consent is valid to 10 February 2016.

Dated this 23rd day of July 2015.

CHRIS JAMES, Acting Group Manager, Medsafe, Ministry of Health (pursuant to delegation given by the Minister of Health on 11 September 2013).