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NHF ADDS NEW ACTIVE INGREDIENT AND NEW LABELS TO DRUG LIST

NHF ADDS NEW ACTIVE INGREDIENT AND NEW LABELS TO DRUG LIST

The National Health Fund, NHF has added to the NHF Individual Drug List, a new active ingredient Insulin Lispro, for the treatment of diabetes, effective March 22, 2006. The drug labels added for this drug are Humalog Injection 100u/millilitres -10 millilitres and Humalog Penfill Cartridge- 3 millilitres x 5 vials.

Several new drug labels representing existing active ingredients were also added to the list for major depression, hypertension, arthritis and for combination drugs for the treatment of Epilepsy/Major Depress/Diabetes and Hypertension/Ischaemic Heart Disease/ Diabetes.

A new strength tablet a fifty milligram (50 mg) tablet for topiramate, for the treatment of Epilepsy and major depression, was also added.

New package sizes for Clopidogrel and Pravator were also added. A new 75 milligram pack size of 100s was added for Clopidogrel for the combination treatment of Ischaemic Heart Disease and Vascular Disease. A 20milligram, pack size of 10s for Pravator, used in the treatment of high cholesterol, was also added to JADEP List effective March 28, 2006.

Contact: Rosemarie Lee, Public Information Officer NHF, Tel: 906-1106

Shermaine Robotham, Health & Communication Projects, 756-1068, 997-5442

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