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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:


Product: Hydrea
Active Ingredient: Hydroxycarbamide 500mg
Dosage Form: Capsule
New Zealand Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb (NZ) Limited
Manufacturer: Corden Pharma Latina SpA, Sermoneta Latina, Italy

Dated this 30th day of August 2019.

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