Janumet 50 mg/850 mg film-coated tablets

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Updated on 25 November 2020

File name

QRD-IE-MT-JANUMET-50-850MG tablets-LFT-WS-1898-Sept2020 (002)_1606301504.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - use in children and adolescents
  • Change to section 6 - what the product contains
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
  • Correction of spelling/typing errors

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WS/1898-Update Leaflet with respect to use in children and adolescents.

 

Updated on 25 November 2020

File name

JANUMET-H-C-0861-WS-1898-SPC-IE-en-CRT Sept2020 (002)_1606301252.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • 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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WS/1898-Update SmPC sections 4.2, 4.8, 5.1 and 5.2 to include data from the pooled analysis of paediatric studies.

 

Updated on 26 June 2020

File name

JANUMET-H-C-0861-WS-1803-SPC-IE-en-CRT-May2020 (002)_1593172152.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Correction of spelling/typing errors

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

Updated on 25 June 2020

File name

IE-MT-QRD-PIL-JANUMET-50-850MG-WS-1803-en-CRT (002)_1593076931.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - excipient warnings
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

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To provide data on the sodium content per tablet in section 2.0 post approval of WS1803

Updated on 25 June 2020

File name

JANUMET-H-C-0861-WS-1803-SPC-IE-en-CRT-May2020 (002)_1593076144.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • 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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SPC updated to include the results from WS1803, to provide data on the sodium content per tablet in section 4.4

 

Updated on 18 June 2019

File name

JANUMET-H-C-0861-T-090-MAT Brexit-SPC-IE-en-CRT-June2018_1560851066.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Improved presentation of SPC

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

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Converted the SPC from word document to pdf file format

 

Updated on 14 August 2018

File name

50-850-QRD-JANUMET-H-C-0861-T090-201807-PI-en-CRT-PIL (2)_1534235100.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4 - how to report a side effect
  • Change to section 6 - marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 10 July 2018

File name

JANUMET-H-C-0861-T-090-MAT Brexit-SPC-IE-en-CRT-June2018 (2).docx

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder
  • 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 Marketing Authorisation holder has changed from Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd UK to Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. The Netherlands

Updated on 22 June 2018

File name

50-850 mg-QRD-JANUMET-H-C-0861-PSUSA-201708-PI-en-CRT-PIL (2).pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 20 June 2018

File name

JANUMET-H-C-0861-PSUSA-2003-201708-SPC-IE-en-CRT-May2018 (2).docx

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • 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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Thrombocytopenia is being added under the ‘Blood and lymphatic system’ disorders with a frequency ‘rare’.

Updated on 11 January 2018

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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

Updated on 11 January 2018

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.5 - Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • 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 4.2:  The table of doses of metformin and sitagliptin to be taken in renal failure was revised

    Section 4.5: The section on drugs that interfere with the common renal tubular transport systems involved in the renal elimination of metformin has been expanded

                    Section 5.2: The description of the PK study results has been updated

Updated on 10 January 2018

File name

PIL_13716_83.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 10 January 2018

Reasons for updating

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

Updated on 10 August 2017

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 10 August 2017

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • 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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Change to section 4.4: add Bullous pemphigoid as a warning

Updated on 10 January 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 - use in children and adolescents
  • Change to section 2 - interactions with other medicines, food or drink
  • Change to section 3 - how to take/use
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 05 January 2017

Reasons for updating

  • 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 10 - Date of revision of the text

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

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Article 31 Referral

Updated on 09 March 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • 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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Change to Section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration

Change to Section 4.8 - Undesirable effects

Change to Section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties

Change to Section 10 - Date of revision of the text
Reasons for submission: Type II, TECOS cardiovascular safety study (WS847)

Updated on 08 March 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5 - Pharmacological properties
  • 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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Change to Section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
Change to Section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
Change to Section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
Change to Section 10 - Date of revision of the text
Reasons for submission: Type II, TECOS cardiovascular safety study (WS847)

Updated on 24 August 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 06 August 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • 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)

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Reasons for submission: Approval of WS742
Change to Section 4.8 - Undesirable effects (addition of ‘pruritus’, ‘bullous pemphigoid’ and ‘arthropathy’ to side-effects)
Change to Section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
Change to Section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
Change to Section 9 - Date of renewal of authorisation
Change to Section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Updated on 07 May 2015

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
  • Change to dosage and administration

Updated on 10 April 2015

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • 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 4.9 - Overdose
  • 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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To align the Janumet SmPC following the outcome of renewal procedure for Janumet duplicate product Ristfor (R-47)

Updated on 14 November 2014

Reasons for updating

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

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

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Cha   Change to Section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use 
         Change to Section 4.8 - Undesirable effects

Updated on 13 November 2014

Reasons for updating

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

Updated on 31 July 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Introduction of new pack/pack size

Updated on 14 July 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.5 - Nature and contents of container

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

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                                                             CHANGE TO SECTION 5.1 - PHARMACODYNAMIC PROPERTIES

                                                -CHANGE TO SECTION 6.5 - NATURE AND CONTENTS OF CONTAINER

Updated on 18 April 2013

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 drinking alcohol
  • Change to information about driving or using machinery
  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to dosage and administration

Updated on 15 April 2013

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 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 4.9 - Overdose
  • Change to section 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
  • Change to section 6.1 - List of excipients
  • Change to section 6.3 - Shelf life
  • Change to section 6.5 - Nature and contents of container
  • Change to section 9 - Date of renewal of authorisation

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

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Editorial changes resulting from the Renewal application:

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 - Interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
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 5.2 - Pharmacokinetic properties
Change to Section 6.1 - List of excipients
Change to Section 6.3 - Shelf life
Change to Section 6.5 - Nature and contents of container
Change to Section 9 - Date of renewal of authorisation

Updated on 06 February 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects

Updated on 31 January 2013

Reasons for updating

  • 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)

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Change to Section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
Change to Section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties


Updated on 25 October 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to storage instructions
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to information about pregnancy or lactation
  • Change to information about driving or using machinery
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 10 October 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to joint SPC covering all presentations

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

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Change to Section 4.6 - Pregnancy and lactation
Change to Section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
Change to Section 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
Change to Joint SPC covering all Presentations

Updated on 05 October 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Addition of separate SPCs covering individual presentations

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

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None provided

Updated on 05 July 2012

Reasons for updating

  • Change to further information section

Updated on 17 November 2011

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to further information section

Updated on 10 February 2011

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to side-effects
  • Change to further information section

Updated on 23 September 2010

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects

Updated on 01 June 2010

Reasons for updating

  • Change of manufacturer
  • Change to further information section

Updated on 13 January 2010

Reasons for updating

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

Updated on 07 October 2009

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects

Updated on 19 December 2008

Reasons for updating

  • Change to appearance of the medicine

Updated on 30 September 2008

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product