Thiopental Sodium 500 mg Powder for Solution for Injection

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    Thiopental Sodium 500 mg Powder for Solution for Injection

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  • Active Ingredients:

    Thiopental Sodium

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Updated on 26 March 2019 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6 - marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 6 - marketing authorisation number
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 26 March 2019 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 8 - Marketing authorisation number(s)
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

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Section 7: Marketing Authorisation Holder updated to Kyowa Kirin Holdings B.V., Bloemlaan 2, 2132NP Hoofddorp, The Netherlands

Section 8: Marketing Authorisation Number updated to PA 2288/005/001

Section 10: Date of revision of the text changed from Oct 2017 to Dec 2018 

Updated on 21 December 2017 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • New SmPC for new product

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

Updated on 21 December 2017 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 7 - Marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 8 - Marketing authorisation number(s)
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

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In section 7 (Marketing Authorisation Holder)- Archimedes Pharma UK changed to Kyowa Kirin$0$0$0$0In section 8 (Marketing Authorisation Number)- Updated to PA1049/014/001$0$0$0$0$0In section 10 (Date of revision of the text)- Updated to October 2017$0

Updated on 19 December 2017 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 19 December 2017 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6 - marketing authorisation holder
  • Change to section 6 - marketing authorisation number
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 12 September 2017 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - 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 5.1 - Pharmacodynamic properties
  • Change to section 6.3 - Shelf life
  • Change to section 6.4 - Special precautions for storage
  • Change to section 6.6 - Special precautions for disposal and other handling
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

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Sections 2, 4.4, 4.5 and 5.1: Editorial change$0$0$0$0Sections 4.2: New sub-headings 'Posology', 'Method of administration' and 'Further information' have been added.$0$0                    : New wordings '(For instructions on dilution of the product before administration, see section 6.6) have been added to the text under sub-heading 'Method of                   $0$0                      administration'.$0$0$0$0$0Sections 4.4, 4.5, 4.6 and 4.7: The word 'thiopental' updated to 'thiopental sodium'.$0$0$0$0$0Section 4.6:The section heading changed to 'Fertility, pregnancy and lactation'.$0$0                  : New sub-headings 'Breastfeeding' and 'Pregnancy' have been added.$0$0                  : New wordings ' Therefore, breast-feeding should be temporarily suspended or breast milk expressed before the induction of anaesthesia' have been added to the text   $0$0                    under sub-heading 'Breastfeeding'. $0$0$0$0$0Section 4.8: New sub-headings 'Summary of the safety profile' and 'Tabulated summary of adverse reactions' have been added.$0$0                  : The wordings 'The following effects have been reported and are listed below by body system' have been removed.$0$0                  : New wordings 'Adverse reactions from literature searches, post-marketing experience and spontaneous reports with thiopental sodium are listed in the table below.                               Within the system organ class, the adverse reactions are listed by frequency using the following convention: very common (1/10); common (1/100 to <1/10);                                     uncommon (1/1,000 to <1/100); rare (1/10,000 to <1/1,000); very rare (<1/10,000) and not known (cannot be estimated from the available data)' have been added.$0$0                   : 'Anaphylactic' and 'anaphylactoid reactions' have been added to the adverse reaction list for the Immune system disorder.$0$0$0$0$0Section 6.3: The word 'Unopened' has been removed.$0$0$0$0$0Section 6.4: The words 'Prior to reconstitution' have been removed.                  :$0$0                  : The instructions for After reconstitution have been changed to 'Store reconstituted solution between 20C and 80C in an upright position and use within 7 hours. For $0$0                    storage conditions after reconstitution of the medicinal product, see section 6.3.'$0$0$0$0$0Section 6.6: The section heading has been changed to 'Special precautions for disposal and other handling'.$0$0$0$0$0Section 10: Date of revision has been changed from April 2015 to August 2017.$0$0                    $0$0$0$0

Updated on 11 September 2017 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to Section 1 - what the product is
  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - contraindications
  • Change to section 2 - interactions with other medicines, food or drink
  • Change to section 2 - pregnancy, breast feeding and fertility
  • Change to section 3 - overdose, missed or forgotten doses
  • 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 - what the product looks like and pack contents
  • Change to section 6 - date of revision
  • Change to other sources of information section

Updated on 31 July 2017 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6 - date of revision

Updated on 31 August 2016 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to further information section
  • Change to date of revision

Updated on 27 May 2015 SmPC

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 not be renewed (A)

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Summary of Changes as follows;

Section 7 Marketing Authorisation Holder

Change from;

250 South Oak Way, Green Park, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 6UG, United Kingdom

to;

Galabank Business Park, Galashiels, TD1 1QH, United Kingdom

 

Section 10 Date of Revision of the Text

Change from;

10 February 2015

to;

May 2015

Updated on 22 May 2015 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Change to MA holder contact details

Updated on 10 March 2015 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text
  • Change to Section 4.8 – Undesirable effects - how to report a side effect

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

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Adverse Event reporting contact details changed from IMB to HPRA.

Date of revision of the text 10th Feb 2015 - Please note that amendments approved on 4th March 2015

Updated on 6 March 2015 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to date of revision
  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.

Updated on 11 March 2014 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Addition of information on reporting a side effect.

Updated on 7 March 2014 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 6.5 - Nature and contents of container
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

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Change in section 6.5 - Nature and contents of container

Previously read - 20 ml Type III clear glass vials with 20mm bromylbutyl caoutchchouc, siliconised grey rubber closures

Now reads - 20 ml type III clear glass vials with 20mm bromobutyl compound closures

Section 10 - Date of revision of the text

Previously read - December 2013

Now reads - 28th February 2014

Updated on 20 December 2013 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.3 - Contraindications
  • 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 not be renewed (A)

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Update to sections 4.3 and 4.8 of the SmPC on request of the MHRA for hypokalaemia and hyperkalaemia and addition of adverse event reporting details to SmPC.

Section 4.4 –

 

Addition of following paragraph;

Use in neurological patients with raised intracranial pressure

Thiopental has been associated with reports of severe or refractory hypokalaemia during infusion; severe rebound hyperkalaemia may occur after cessation of thiopental infusion. The potential for rebound hyperkalaemia should be taken into account when stopping thiopental therapy.

Section 4.8 –

 

1.       Addition of ‘hypokalaemia and hyperkalaemia’ to Metabolism and nutrition disorders

Paragraph now reads;

 

Metabolism and nutrition disorders

Frequency not known: Decreased appetite, hypokalaemia and hyperkalaemia.

 

2.        Addition of the following paragraph;

 

Reporting of suspected adverse reactions

Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the online reporting option (preferred method) accessible from the IMB homepage (www.imb.ie). A downloadable report form is also accessible from the IMB website, which may be completed manually and submitted to the IMB via ‘freepost’ (see details below). Alternatively, the traditional post-paid ‘yellow card’ option may also be used.

 

FREEPOST

Pharmacovigilance Section

Irish Medicines Board

Kevin O’Malley House

Earlsfort Centre

Earlsfort Terrace

Dublin 2

Tel: +353 1 6764971

Fax: +353 1 6762517

Website: www.imb.ie

e-mail: imbpharmacovigilance@imb.ie

 

Section 10 –

 

Date of revision of the text mended from October 2013 to December 2013

Updated on 28 November 2013 SmPC

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 10 - Date of revision of the text

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

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Change to Section 2:

After 'each vial contains 500mg Thiopental Sodium', addition of the following wording regarding sodium content;

  • '(as Thiopental Sodium and Sodium Carbonate Ph. Eur.)'; and,
  • 'Contains 53.5mg sodium per vial'

Change to Section 4.4:

Addition of the following wording regarding sodium content - Last paragraph;

  • 'This medicinal product contains 53.5mg sodium per vial. To be taken into consideration by patients on a controlled sodium diet.'

Change to Section 10:

Date of revision of the text now reads;

  • October 2013

Updated on 25 November 2013 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • Change to warnings or special precautions for use
  • Change to storage instructions

Updated on 15 May 2013 PIL

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for medicines.ie

Updated on 23 April 2013 SmPC

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for medicines.ie

Legal category: Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)

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