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Notice Type
Departmental
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 set out in the Schedule hereto:

Schedule

Product:
Active Ingredients:

Dosage Form:
New Zealand Sponsor:
Manufacturer:

Zerbaxa
Ceftolozane sulfate 1147mg equivalent to Ceftolozane 1000mg
Tazobactam sodium 537mg equivalent to Tazobactam 500mg
Powder for injection
Merck Sharp & Dohme (New Zealand) Limited
Steri-Pharma LLC, New York, United States of America

Dated this 2nd day of October 2015.

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