Actemra (tocilizumab)

Actemra (tocilizumab)

ACTEMRA is used to treat active moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). ACTEMRA is also used to treat active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) and active moderate to severe polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA) in children over 2 years of age.

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Alecensa (alectinib)

Alecensa (alectinib)

Alecensa is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that is advanced or has spread to another part of the body (metastatic). It is used if the cancer has tested positive for the ALK gene and is no longer responsive to treatment with another medicine called crizotinib.

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Anexate (flumazenil)

Anexate (flumazenil)

In October 2016, Roche transferred the sponsorship and management of supply, customer support, medical information, regulatory services, sales and marketing of Anexate (flumazenil) to Pharmaco (Australia) Limited within Australia.

The current Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) and Product Information (PI) for Anexate are available from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website at: https://www.ebs.tga.gov.au/

 

Avastin (bevacizumab)

Avastin (bevacizumab)

AVASTIN is used to treat brain tumours resistant to previous treatments, metastatic (spreading) cancer of the large bowel (i.e. in the colon or rectum), breast or cervix in combination with chemotherapy agents, lung cancer and cancer of the ovaries and fallopian tubes (which can extend to the lining of surrounding organs such as stomach, liver) in combination with chemotherapy agents and kidney cancer (renal cell cancer) in combination with interferon therapy (ROFERON-A®).

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Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole trimethoprim)

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole trimethoprim)

BACTRIM is used to treat infections in different parts of the body, caused by bacteria.

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Bondronat (ibandronic acid)

Bondronat (ibandronic acid)

BONDRONAT is used in patients with breast cancer to slow down the attachment, spread and growth of cancer cells within the bone, known as metastatic bone disease. BONDRONAT injection can also be used to lower very high levels of calcium in the blood.

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CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil)

CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil)

CELLCEPT belongs to a group of medicines called immunosuppressants. Immunosuppressants are used to prevent the rejection of a transplanted organ and work by stopping your immune system from reacting to the transplanted organ. CELLCEPT may be used together with other medicines known as cyclosporin and corticosteroids.

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Cotellic (cobimetinib)

Cotellic (cobimetinib)

Cotellic is used to treat a type of skin cancer called melanoma that has spread to other parts of the body and cannot be removed by surgery. Cotellic is used in combination with another medicine called Zelboraf (containing the active ingredient vemurafenib). Cotellic can only be used if your melanoma has a change (mutation) in the BRAF gene.

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Cymevene (ganciclovir)

Cymevene (ganciclovir)

CYMEVENE acts against a type of herpes virus called cytomegalovirus or CMV. CYMEVENE helps control CMV eye infections in AIDS patients and in other patients who have poor immunity, which if left untreated can cause blindness. CYMEVENE may also be used to treat CMV lung infections in bone marrow transplant patients and to prevent CMV infection and disease in patients following bone marrow or solid organ transplantation.

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Dilatrend (carvedilol)

Dilatrend (carvedilol)

DILATREND is used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure, which is called hypertension.

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Erivedge (vismodegib)

Erivedge (vismodegib)

ERIVEDGE is used to treat adults with a type of skin cancer called advanced basal cell carcinoma. It is used when the cancer has spread to other parts of the body (called "metastatic" basal cell carcinoma) or has spread to surrounding areas (called "locally advanced" basal cell carcinoma) and your doctor has decided that treatment with surgery or radiation is not appropriate.

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Esbriet (pirfenidone)

Esbriet (pirfenidone)

Esbriet is used to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

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Fuzeon (enfuvirtide)

Fuzeon (enfuvirtide)

FUZEON is used for the treatment of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), the virus which causes AIDS. FUZEON is used in combination with other anti-HIV medicines.

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Gazyva (obinutuzumab)

Gazyva (obinutuzumab)

GAZYVA is used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). It is also used to treat follicular lymphoma (FL) which is no longer responsive to treatment with another medicine called rituximab. For CLL GAZYVA is used with the chemotherapy medicine chlorambucil. For FL GAZYVA is used with the chemotherapy medicine bendamustine.

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Herceptin (trastuzumab)

Herceptin (trastuzumab)

HERCEPTIN is used to treat breast and gastric cancer. It is only used in patients whose tumour has tested positive to the protein HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2). HERCEPTIN may be used alone or with other medicines that treat breast cancer, such as an aromatase inhibitor (hormone receptor positive breast cancer) or a taxane (e.g. paclitaxel or docetaxel). For the treatment of gastric cancer HERCEPTIN is used with chemotherapy medicines cisplatin and capecitabine (or 5FU).

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Herceptin SC (trastuzumab)

Herceptin SC (trastuzumab)

HERCEPTIN SC is used to treat breast cancer whose tumour has tested positive to the protein HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2). HERCEPTIN may be used alone or in combination with other medicines that treat breast cancer, such as an aromatase inhibitor (hormone receptor positive breast cancer) or a taxane (e.g. paclitaxel or docetaxel).

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Hypnovel (midazolam)

Hypnovel (midazolam)

HYPNOVEL may be injected as a sedative during some short medical procedures. HYPNOVEL may be given by injection before an operation to produce sleepiness or drowsiness and to relieve anxiety. If used in an intensive care unit, HYPNOVEL may be infused over several hours or days as a sedative.

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Invirase (saquinavir)

Invirase (saquinavir)

INVIRASE is used for the treatment of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). INVIRASE should be used only in combination with ritonavir (Norvir®) and other medicines to treat the HIV virus.

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Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine)

Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine)

KADCYLA is used to treat advanced or metastatic (spreading) breast cancer. It is only used in patients whose tumour has tested positive for the protein HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2).

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Konakion MM (phytomenadione)

Konakion MM (phytomenadione)

KONAKION MM is used to treat excessive bleeding problems.

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Konakion MM Paediatric (phytomenadione)

Konakion MM Paediatric (phytomenadione)

KONAKION MM Paediatric is used to treat blood clotting problems.

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Kytril (granisetron)

Kytril (granisetron)

In July 2017, Roche transferred the sponsorship and responsibility for sales and marketing of Kytril (granisetron) to Atnahs Pty Limited within Australia.

The current Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) and Product Information (PI) for Kytril are available from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website at: http://www.tga.gov.au/about/ebs-picmi.htm.

Lariam (mefloquine)

Lariam (mefloquine)

 

 

 

LARIAM is used to prevent and treat malaria.

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Lexotan (bromazepam)

Lexotan (bromazepam)

LEXOTAN is used for anxiety, tension or agitation.

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MabThera (NHL/CLL) (rituximab)

MabThera (NHL/CLL) (rituximab)

MABTHERA is used to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. MabThera may be used on its own or together with chemotherapy.

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MabThera (RA/GPA/MPA) (rituximab)

MabThera (RA/GPA/MPA) (rituximab)

MABTHERA is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's) (GPA) and Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA). 

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MabThera SC (rituximab) (NHL/CLL)

MabThera SC (rituximab) (NHL/CLL)

MabThera SC is a subcutaneous (under the skin) injection used to treat certain types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). MabThera SC may be used on its own or together with chemotherapy.

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Madopar (levodopa benserazide)

Madopar (levodopa benserazide)

MADOPAR  is used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

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Mircera (methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta)

Mircera (methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta)

MIRCERA is used to treat anaemia caused by chronic kidney disease (kidney failure).

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NeoRecormon (epoetin beta)

NeoRecormon (epoetin beta)

NEORECORMON is used to treat anaemia. NEORECORMON is also used when a patient's own blood is donated and stored for transfusion prior to major surgery. NEORECORMON is also used to treat anaemia in premature babies.

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Ocrevus (ocrelizumab)

Ocrevus (ocrelizumab)

OCREVUS is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS).

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Pegasys (peginterferon alfa 2a)

Pegasys (peginterferon alfa 2a)

PEGASYS is used to treat chronic hepatitis B or C, which are viral infections of the liver.

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Perjeta (pertuzumab)

Perjeta (pertuzumab)

PERJETA is used to treat metastatic (spreading) breast cancer and inflammatory or locally advanced breast cancer before surgery. It is only used for patients whose tumour has tested positive to HER2. PERJETA is used with HERCEPTIN and chemotherapy.

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Pulmozyme (dornase alfa)

Pulmozyme (dornase alfa)

PULMOZYME is used to treat people who have cystic fibrosis (CF).

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Rivotril (clonazepam)

Rivotril (clonazepam)

RIVOTRIL drops and tablets are used for the treatment of epilepsy in infants, children and adults. RIVOTRIL injection is also used to treat status epilepticus (prolonged or repeated fits or seizures without any recovery between attacks).

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Roaccutane (isotretinoin)

Roaccutane (isotretinoin)

ROACCUTANE is used to treat more severe cases of acne.

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Rocaltrol (calcitriol)

Rocaltrol (calcitriol)

ROCALTROL is used to treat people with osteoporosis and to prevent osteoporosis in people taking oral corticosteroids. ROCALTROL capsules are also prescribed by doctors for the treatment of low blood calcium in patients with osteodystrophy (a form of bone disease), hypoparathyroidism (reduced function of the parathyroid glands) and rickets.

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Roferon-A (interferon alfa-2 a)

Roferon-A (interferon alfa-2 a)

ROFERON-A is used in the treatment of viral infections of the liver (chronic active hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis C).  ROFERON-A may be used in combination with ribavirin for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in patients who have relapsed to previous interferon monotherapy treatment.

ROFERON-A is also used in the treatment of various types of cancer such as, kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma), cancer of the lymph glands (cutaneous T-cell lymphoma), blood cancer (hairy cell leukaemia, chronic myelogenous leukaemia (CML) and other bone marrow conditions causing platelet disorders), AIDS-related cancer (Kaposi's sarcoma), and low-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. ROFERON-A may be used in combination with AVASTIN for the treatment of kidney cancer.

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Tamiflu (oseltamivir)

Tamiflu (oseltamivir)

TAMIFLU is used for the treatment and prevention of influenza (an infection caused by the influenza virus).

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Tarceva (erlotinib)

Tarceva (erlotinib)

TARCEVA is used for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). TARCEVA is also used in combination with gemcitabine for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

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Tecentriq (atezolizumab)

Tecentriq (atezolizumab)

TECENTRIQ is used to treat a type of cancer that affects the lungs, called non-small cell lung cancer. It is used when the cancer is advanced, or spread to other parts of the body, and has come back after previous treatment.

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Valcyte (valganciclovir)

Valcyte (valganciclovir)

VALCYTE is used to treat CMV eye infections (known as CMV retinitis) in AIDS patients, which, if left untreated can cause blindness. VALCYTE is also used to prevent CMV infection in patients following organ transplantation.

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Valium (diazepam)

Valium (diazepam)

VALIUM is used for anxiety. VALIUM is also used to relax muscles. VALIUM can be used to treat trembling, confusional states or anxiety associated with alcohol withdrawal. It is also used to treat panic attacks.

 

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Xeloda (capecitabine)

Xeloda (capecitabine)

XELODA is used to treat cancer of the bowel and rectum (colorectal), breast and stomach and food pipe (oesophagus). It may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medicines used to treat cancer, such as chemotherapy medicines.

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Xenical (orlistat)

Xenical (orlistat)

XENICAL is used to treat people who are obese (BMI 30 or higher) or overweight (BMI 27 or higher) with other risk factors (eg high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood lipid profile).

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Zelboraf (vemurafenib)

Zelboraf (vemurafenib)

ZELBORAF is used to treat metastatic melanoma (a type of skin cancer that has spread to other parts of the body). It can only be used in patients whose melanoma has a change (mutation) in the BRAF gene.

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