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Updated on 11 September 2020

File name

DEC202060489_Reg SPC AH 22_0 IE clean_1599815546.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 11 September 2020

File name

DEC202060489_Reg PIL AH 27_2 IE clean_1599815512.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 18 February 2019

File name

DEC201819274_Reg PIL AH 26_0 IE cl_1550497783.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 18 February 2019

File name

DEC201819274_Reg SPC AH 21_0 IE cl_1550497934.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

The SPC has been updated as follows:

Updates to Sections 4.4, 4.8 and 5.1 of the SmPC with information regarding skin cancer following EMA/PRAC/595691/2018 PRAC final September 2018 meeting minutes; including the outcome of the PRAC skin cancer signal assessment

File name

PIL.8903.13.pdf

Updated on 15 March 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 15 March 2018

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 9 - Date of first authorisation/renewal of the authorisation
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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The SPC has been updated as follows:
- product name change to incorporate the pharmaceutical form
- QRD update throughout

Updated on 14 March 2018

File name

PIL_8903_687.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 14 March 2018

Reasons for updating

  • Change to Section 1 - what the product is
  • Change to section 1 - what the product is used for
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - contraindications
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 2 - interactions with other medicines, food or drink
  • Change to section 2 - pregnancy, breast feeding and fertility
  • Change to section 2 - excipient warnings
  • Change to section 3 - how to take/use
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 4 - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5 - how to store or dispose
  • Change to section 6 - what the product contains
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
  • Change to name of medicinal product
  • Correction of spelling/typing errors
  • Improved presentation of PIL

Updated on 23 August 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Section 4.3, 4.4 and 4.5 have been updated in relation to the risk of angioedema when ACE inhibitors are used in combination with NEP inhibitors.

Updated on 22 August 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - contraindications
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 2 - interactions with other medicines, food or drink
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 19 November 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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The SPC has been updated as follows:

·         Addition of text related to a drug interaction between the class of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEis) and co-trimoxazole under Section 4.5, Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction.

·         In addition a number of minor formatting and grammatical amendments were made to sections 2, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.9, 5.1 and 5.2 of the SPC.

Updated on 17 November 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 02 June 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to name of manufacturer

Updated on 11 February 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

Section 4.1  Therapeutic indications updated with cross reference to “see sections 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 and 5.1”.

Section 4.2  Posology and method of administration updated with cross reference to “see sections 4.3, 4.4, 4.5 and 5.1”.

Section 4.3  Contraindication updated to include concomitant use of Accupro with aliskiren-containing products in patients with diabetes mellitus or renal impairment.

Section 4.4  Special warnings and precautions updated to include warning that Dual blockade of RAAS through the combined use of ACE-inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers or aliskiren is not recommended

Section 4.5 Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction updated to include information that dual blockade of the RAAS through the combined use of ACE-inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers or aliskiren is associated with a higher frequency of adverse events.

Section 4.8 Updated to include information on Reporting of suspected ADRs

Section 5.1  Pharmacodynamic properties updated to include clinical trial data showing no significant beneficial effect of the combination of an ACE-inhibitor with an angiotensin II receptor blocker

Updated on 10 February 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 15 January 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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Update to Section 2, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4,4.5, 4.6, 4.7,4.8, 4.9, 5.1, 5.2 & 6.6

Updated on 14 January 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to instructions about overdose
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation
  • Change to further information section
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to improve clarity and readability
  • Change of special precautions for disposal

Updated on 28 August 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

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section 4.4 of the CDS, information in relation to ‘Acute Myopia and Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma’ has been updated.

sections  4.5 and 4.6 - update to title

Updated on 22 August 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 06 July 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change of trade or active ingredient name
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to dosage and administration

Updated on 21 September 2010

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

SmPC

Updates to sections 3 (Pharmaceutical form), 4.3 (Contraindications), 4.4 (Special warnings and precautions for use), 4.5 (Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction), 4.6 (Pregnancy and lactation), 4.7 (Effects on ability to drive and use machines),4.8 (Undesirable effects) , 5.2 (Pharmacokinetic properties), 6.1 (List of excipients) and 6.6 of the SPC.

Updated on 16 September 2010

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change of contraindications
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to drug interactions
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 27 June 2007

Reasons for updating

  • Change to improve clarity and readability
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 14 June 2007

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 1 - Name of medicinal product
  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 3 - Pharmaceutical form
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 6.2 - Incompatibilities
  • Change to section 6.5 - Nature and contents of container
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Free text change information supplied by the pharmaceutical company

 

SECTIONS:

  1. Updated to include strength of each active and full Ph. Eur pharmaceutical form
  2. Updated to include excipients present in quantities exceeding threshold stated in EU guidance documents.
  3. Standard short term “tablet” added after EDQM recognised standard term and visual description and visual description of the product has been added.

6.1 Excipients have been updated in accordance with their Ph. Eur titles.

6.2 Text revised to standard sentence.

6.5 Standard sentence included

6.6 Amended to standard statement.

Updated on 04 May 2007

Reasons for updating

  • Change from the BAN of the active substance to the rINN

Updated on 04 July 2005

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to marketing authorisation holder

Updated on 01 July 2005

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 17 September 2004

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for medicines.ie

Updated on 08 October 2003

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 8 - MA number
  • Change to section 9 - Date of renewal of authorisation
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)

Updated on 27 June 2003

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for medicines.ie

Legal category:Product subject to medical prescription which may be renewed (B)