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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:


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New Zealand Sponsor:

Ritalin LA
Methylphenidate hydrochloride 60mg
Modified release capsule
Novartis New Zealand Limited
Recro Gainesville LLC, Georgia, United States of America

Dated this 25th day of February 2016.

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