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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 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:


Active Ingredient:
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New Zealand Sponsor:

Slow Lopresor
Metoprolol tartrate 200mg
Modified release tablet
Novartis New Zealand Limited
Novartis Farma SpA, Torre Annunziata, Italy
Novartis Saglik ve Gida Urunlei Sanayi ve Ticaret AS, Istanbul, Turkey

Dated this 22nd day of September 2016.

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