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September 30, 2014

Alendronate/Colecalciferol Teva

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland. Legal category: Prescription. GMS. Sport permitted. Active ingredient: Alendronic acid (as alendronate sodium monohydrate)/colecalciferol (vitamin D3)70mg /2800 IU (70mcg), 70mg/5600 IU (140mcg). Description: White capsule-shaped tablets marked with A70 on one side and 2800 or 5600 on reverse, respectively. Presentation: 70mg/2800 IU-4, €9.86; 70mg/5600 IU-4, €7.49. Indications: Treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis […]

Anoro Ellipta ▼

Company: GlaxoSmithKline. Legal category: Prescription. GMS. Sport prohibited. Active ingredients: Umeclidinium/vilanterol (as trifenatate) 55/22mcg per delivered dose. Description: Inhalation powder. Presentation: 30 dose unit, €39.95. Indication: Maintenance bronchodilator treatment to relieve symptoms in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Pharmacology: Umeclidinium/vilanterol is a combination inhaled long-acting muscarinic receptor antagonist/long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist. Both compounds act locally […]

Aubagio ▼

Company: Genzyme Therapeutics Ltd. Legal category: Prescription. High tech. Sport permitted. Active ingredient: Teriflunomide 14mg. Description: Pale blue, pentagonal film-coated tablets marked 14 on one side and corporate logo on reverse. Presentation: 28, price available on request. Indications: Treatment of adults with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis. Pharmacology: Teriflunomide is an immunomodulatory agent with anti-inflammatory properties […]

Lemtrada ▼

Company: Genzyme Therapeutics Ltd. Legal category: Prescription. Hospital. Sport permitted. Active ingredient: Alemtuzumab 12mg per vial. Description: Concentrate for solution for infusion. Presentation: 1 vial, price available on request. Indication: Treatment of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Pharmacology: Alemtuzumab is a recombinant DNA-derived humanised monoclonal antibody (IgG1 kappa) directed against the 21-28 kD cell surface […]

OneTouch Verio

Company: LifeScan UK and Ireland. Legal category: Diagnostic. Description: Blood glucose monitoring system. Meter with high-resolution display and large onscreen results (automatic colour-coded range indicator, progress notes, notification of frequent low or high results). Use with OneTouch Verio test strips only. Data downloading and management with micro USB cable (available separately). Compatible with OneTouch Diabetes […]

Telmisartan/HCTZ Rowex

Company: Rowex Ltd. Legal category: Prescription. GMS. Sport prohibited. Active ingredient: Telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide 40/12.5mg, 80/12.5mg, 80/25mg. Description: Oval, biconvex film-coated tablets. 40/12.5mg, 80/12.5mg, 80/25mg: Red, white, yellow, respectively, marked 40 or 80 on one side and 12.5 or 25 on reverse. Presentation: 40mg/12.5mg-28, €6.47; 80mg/12.5mg-28, €8.18; 80mg/25mg-28, €8.40. Indication: Treatment of essential hypertension when blood pressure […]

Xailin Fresh

Company: Nicox Pharma SNC. Legal category: OTC. GMS. Sport pending. Active ingredient: Carmellose sodium 0.5% w/v. Description: Preservative-free eye drops in single dose units. Presentation: 0.4ml, 30-dose unit: €3.24. Indications: Relief from symptoms of dry eyes, such as redness, soreness, itchiness, gritty or burning sensation. May be used as a contact lens hydrating solution. Pharmacology: […]

Xailin Night

Company: Nicox Pharma SNC. Legal category: OTC. GMS. Sport pending. Active ingredients: Paraffin/mineral oil/lanolin alcohols 57.3/42.5/0.2% w/w. Description: Lubricating eye ointment. Presentation: 5mg, €2.56. Indications: Night-time relief from symptoms of dry eyes, such as soreness, irritation or gritty sensation. Pharmacology: The combination of paraffin, mineral oil and lanolin alcohols produces a lubricating and moisture-retaining film […]

Noxafil Tablets

Company: MSD Ireland Human Health. Legal category: Prescription. HT. Sport permitted. Active ingredient: Posaconazole 100mg. Description: Yellow, capsule-shaped gastro-resistant tablet marked 100 on one side. Presentation: 24, €730.08. Indications: Treatment of invasive aspergillosis, fusariosis, chromoblastomycosis, mycetoma, coccidioidomycosis, in adults with disease that is refractory to amphotericin B, itraconazole or fluconazole or in patients who are […]

Otrivine Adult Mucus Relief Menthol

Company: Novartis Consumer Health. Legal category: Pharmacy only. Sport permitted. Active ingredient: Xylometazoline hydrochloride 0.1% w/v. Description: Nasal spray with menthol and eucalyptol (cineole) odour. Presentation: 10ml, €3.74. Indications: Relief of nasal congestion due to colds, hay fever or other allergic rhinitis, sinusitis. To aid drainage of secretions in affections of the paranasal sinuses. As […]

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