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New Zealand Health Authority Bans Six Chinese Drugs From OTC Sale

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

New Zealand has banned six Chinese-made medical products from the over-the-counter-market on grounds they contain prescription drugs. One of the Chinese medicines was found to contain sildenafil, the API in Pfizer's Viagra, and another piroxicam, an anti-inflammatory, according to New Zealand's health chief. None of the six has undergone his ministry's approval process, the director-general of health said. (Click here for more



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