Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977. S.I. No. 540/2003 — Medicinal Products (Prescription and Control of Supply) Regulations 2003. This Certificate is issued by me, the undersigned, for the purpose of regulation 22 of the Medicinal Products (Prescription and Control of Supply) Regulations 2003, being - I hereby certify that I received on the ___________day of___________________ 20_____ from(2) ______________________of____________________________________ a sample of (3) __________________________ for test, examination or analysis; which was undamaged, duly sealed and marked (4) _____________________________.
I further certify that the said sample has been tested, examined or analysed by me or under my direction and that the results are as follows:- (5) Results Signature_______________________________ Date______________________ Address______________________________ National Medicines Information Centre. Find medicine - Search results from your query. Legal classification of medicines. Untitled document. License - LicenseSPC_PA1161-001-001_19032013123045.pdf. Controlled Drugs. Olanzapine. Part II Summary of Product Characteristics. Venlafaxine. Medical uses Venlafaxine is used primarily for the treatment of depression, general anxiety disorder, social phobia, panic disorder and vasomotor symptoms.
Escitalopram. Medical uses Escitalopram has FDA approval for the treatment of major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder in adults. In European countries, it is approved for depression (MDD) and certain anxiety disorders: general anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety disorder (SAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and panic disorder with or without agoraphobia.
Depression Escitalopram was approved by regulatory authorities for the treatment of major depressive disorder on the basis of four placebo controlled, multi-center, double-blind clinical trials, three of which demonstrated a statistical superiority to placebo. Nonetheless, considerable controversy exists regarding the superiority of escitalopram to its predecessor citalopram.
The importance of this issue follows from the greater cost of escitalopram relative to the generic mixture of isomers citalopram prior to the expiration of the escitalopram patent in 2012, which led to charges of "evergreening". Carbamazepine. Carbamazepine (CBZ) (Tegretol, Equetro) is an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilizing drug used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as trigeminal neuralgia.
It is also used off-label for a variety of indications, including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia, phantom limb syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, paroxysmal extreme pain disorder, neuromyotonia, intermittent explosive disorder, borderline personality disorder, Myotonia congenita and post-traumatic stress disorder. Like other anticonvulsants, intrauterine exposure is associated with spina bifida and neurodevelopmental problems. Safety Alerts for Human Medical Products > Domperidone. Domperidone. Domperidone (trade names Motilium, Motillium, Motinorm Costi, Nomit and Molax) is a medication developed by Janssen Pharmaceutica that is a peripheral, specific blocker of dopamine receptors.
It is administered orally, rectally, or intravenously. Domperidone is given in order to relieve nausea and vomiting; to increase the transit of food through the stomach (as a prokinetic agent through increase in gastrointestinal peristalsis); and to increase lactation (breast milk production) by release of prolactin.
Ciclosporin. Ciclosporin (INN/BAN) (pronounced /ˌsaɪkləˈspɔrɪn/); cyclosporine (USAN); cyclosporin (former BAN); or ciclosporin A, cyclosporine A, or cyclosporin A (often shortened to CsA) is an immunosuppressant drug widely used in organ transplantation to prevent rejection.
It reduces the activity of the immune system by interfering with the activity and growth of T cells. It was initially isolated from the fungus Tolypocladium inflatum (Beauveria nivea), found in a soil sample obtained in 1969 from Hardangervidda, Norway, by Dr. Hans Peter Frey, a Sandoz biologist. Most peptides are synthesized by ribosomes, but ciclosporin is a cyclic nonribosomal peptide of 11 amino acids and contains a single D-amino acid, which are rarely encountered in nature. Prescription drug. A prescription drug (also prescription medication or prescription medicine) is a licensed medicine that is regulated by legislation to require a medical prescription before it can be obtained.
The term is used to distinguish it from over-the-counter drugs that can be obtained without a prescription. Different jurisdictions have different definitions of what constitutes a prescription drug. "Rx" is often used as a short form for prescription drug in North America. It is an abbreviation for the Latin "recipe", an imperative form of "recipere", meaning "take". Mefenamic acid. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat pain, including menstrual pain.
It is typically prescribed for oral administration. Mefenamic acid is marketed in the USA as Ponstel and is commonly known in UK as Ponstan. Mefenamic acid decreases inflammation (swelling) and uterine contractions by a still-unknown mechanism. However it is thought to be related to the inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis. There is also evidence that supports the use of mefenamic acid for perimenstrual migraine headache prophylaxis, with treatment starting 2 days prior to the onset of flow or 1 day prior to the expected onset of the headache and continuing for the duration of menstruation. Since hepatic metabolism plays a significant role in mefenamic acid elimination, patients with known liver deficiency may be prescribed lower doses. Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons. The Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons, abbreviated SUSMP, is a document used in the regulation of drugs and poisons in Australia.
It is produced by the Australian Committee for Chemicals Scheduling (ACCS), a committee of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). The SUSMP contains the decisions of the ACCS delegate in the aim of standardising the scheduling and packaging/labelling of substances throughout Australia, where such regulation lies within the jurisdiction of the individual state governments. The SUSMP is only a recommendation to the states, however, and differences still exist in the regulation of drugs and poisons between Australian states.
Schedules There are eight schedules included in the SUSMP: 9 schedules in the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Drugs and Poisons in Australia. Loperamide. Loperamide /loʊˈpɛrəmaɪd/, a piperidine derivative, is a drug used against diarrhoea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease.
It was developed by Janssen in 1971. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as Lopex, Imodium, Dimor, Fortasec, Lopedium, Gastro-Stop and Pepto Diarrhea Control. It was developed at Janssen Pharmaceutica. Medical uses Loperamide is effective for the treatment of a number of types of diarrhea. This includes control of acute nonspecific diarrhea, mild traveler's diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic diarrhea due to bowel resection, and chronic diarrhea secondary to inflammatory bowel disease. License - LicenseSPC_PA0823-056-003_29022012104140.pdf. Imodium Capsules - Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) Treatment of diarrhoea with loperamide HCl is only symptomatic. Whenever an underlying etiology can be determined, specific treatment should be given when appropriate. The necessity for specific therapy, such as anti-infectives, should be borne in mind, particularly should treatment be required for a period longer than three days.
Loperamide should be used with caution when hepatic function, necessary for the drug's metabolism, is defective, as this may result in relative overdose leading to CNS toxicity. Patients with AIDS treated with Imodium for diarrhoea should have therapy stopped at the earliest signs of abdominal distension. There have been isolated reports of toxic megacolon in AIDS patients with infectious colitis from both viral and bacterial pathogens treated with loperamide hydrochloride. Antimotility agents such as loperamide may precipitate ileus and toxic megacolon in patients with ulcerative colitis, and should be avoided in severe acute attacks. Clozaril 100mg Tablets - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) License - LicenseSPC_PA0822-141-002_25052012151331.pdf. Diazepam. Diazepam /daɪˈæzɨpæm/, first marketed as Valium /ˈvæliəm/ by Hoffmann-La Roche, is a benzodiazepine drug. It is commonly used to treat anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, seizures (including status epilepticus), muscle spasms (such as in tetanus cases), restless legs syndrome, alcohol withdrawal, benzodiazepine withdrawal, opiate withdrawal syndrome and Ménière's disease.
Alprazolam. Alprazolam has a fast onset of action and symptomatic relief. Ninety percent of peak effects are achieved within the first hour of using either in preparation for panic disorder, and full peak effects are achieved in 1.5 and 1.6 hours respectively. Peak benefits achieved for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) may take up to a week. Tolerance to the anxiolytic/antipanic effects is controversial with some authoritative sources reporting the development of tolerance, and others reporting no development of tolerance; tolerance will however, develop to the sedative-hypnotic effects within a couple of days. Withdrawal symptoms or rebound symptoms may occur after ceasing treatment abruptly following a few weeks or longer of steady dosing, and may necessitate a gradual dose reduction.
Human Medicines » Human Medicines » Human Medicines Listing. Xanax Tablets 250, 500 micrograms; Xanax Tablets 1 mg - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) Gerax Tablets 250mcg, 500mcg & 1mg - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) Valium 5mg Tablets - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) Humalog Mix50 100 U/ml Kwikpen suspension for injection - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) Ponstan 250mg Capsules - Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) A) General description The most frequently reported side effects associated with mefenamic acid involve the gastrointestinal tract. Diarrhoea appears to be the most common side effect and is usually dose-related. It generally subsides on dosage reduction, and rapidly disappears on termination of therapy. Some patients may not be able to continue therapy. Waxol 0.5% w/v Ear Drops Solution - Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) Ativan 1mg Tablets - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) Gerax Tablets 250mcg, 500mcg & 1mg - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL)