Health

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Health Essence Glucosamine + MSM 1800mg
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Health Essence Glucosamine + MSM 1800mg
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 220966
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

220966

Health Essence Glucosamine + MSM 1800mg

ARTG entry for

Medicine Listed

Sponsor

Aussia Pharma

Postal Address

PO Box 87,EASTWOOD, NSW, 2122

Australia

ARTG Start Date

11/03/2014

Product category

Medicine

Status

Active

Approval area

Listed Medicines

Conditions

Colouring agents used in listed medicine for ingestion, other than those listed for export only under section 25 of the Act, shall be only those included in

the list of 'Colourings permitted in medicines for oral use'.

The sponsor shall keep records relating to this listed medicine as are necessary to: (a) Expedite recall if necessary of any batch of the listed medicine,

(b) Identify the manufacturer(s) of each batch of the listed medicine. Where any part of or step in manufacture in Australia of the listed medicine is

sub-contracted to a third party who is not the sponsor, copies of relevant Good Manufacturing Practice agreements relation to such manufacture shall be

kept.

The sponsor shall retain records of the distribution of the listed medicine for a period of five years and shall provide the records or copies of the records

to the Complementary Medicines Branch, Therapeutic Goods Administration, upon request.

The sponsor of the listed medicine must not, by any means, intentionally or recklessly advertise the medicine for an indication other than those accepted

in relation to the inclusion of the medicine in the Register.

All reports of adverse reactions or similar experiences associated with the use or administration of the listed medicine shall be notified to the Head, Office

of Product Review, Therapeutic Goods Administration, as soon as practicable after the sponsor of the goods becomes aware of those reports. Sponsors

of listed medicines must retain records of such reports for a period of not less than 18 months from the day the Head, Office of Product Review is notified

of the report or reports.

The sponsor shall not supply the listed medicine after the expiry date of the goods.

Where a listed medicine is distributed overseas as well as in Australia, product recall or any other regulatory action taken in relation to the medicine

outside Australia which has or may have relevance to the quality, safety or efficacy of the goods distributed in Australia, must be notified to the National

Manager Therapeutic Goods Administration, immediately the action or information is known to the sponsor.

Products

1. Health Essence Glucosamine + MSM 1800mg

Product Type

Single Medicine Product

Effective date

11/03/2014

Warnings

If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner (or words to that effect).

Standard Indications

May help reduce joint inflammation associated with arthritis.

May help reduce joint swelling associated with arthritis.

May help increase joint mobility associated with arthritis.

Temporary relief of the pain of osteoarthritis (or) Temporary relief of osteoarthritic pain. [Warning S required]

Aids, assists or helps in the maintenance or improvement of general well-being.

May assist in the management of osteoarthritic pain. [Warning S required]

Symptomatic relief of osteoarthritis. [Warning S required]

May assist in the management of osteoarthritis. [Warning S required]

Temporary relief of the pain of arthritis. (or) Temporary relief of arthritic pain. [Warning S required]

Specific Indications

* Glucosamine is produced naturally in the body and is an important/vital component of cartilage.

* Glucosamine assists in building and maintaining healthy cartilage, which is essential for healthy function of the joints.

* Glucosamine plays a role in the body in the formation of the articular cartilage, tendons, ligaments, synovial fluid & bone.

* Glucosamine is necessary in the body for the structure and function of the articular cartilage.

* Helps maintain healthy joint function and provides structural support to the joints.

* Glucosamine is a naturally occurring compound that helps maintain healthy cartilage.

* Assists in maintaining joint flexibility and function.

* Helps to maintain healthy joint cartilage.

* Helps to maintain the health of the joints.

* Supports/maintains healthy joints.

Additional Product information

Public Summary

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Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Components

1. Formulation 1

Dosage Form

Tablet, uncoated

Route of Administration

Oral

Visual Identification

Active Ingredients

Dimethyl sulfone

300 mg

Glucosamine hydrochloride

1.5 g

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Toy Land Company recalls Boom Boom ChemsSlime andPutty

Health Canada has determined that the slime and putty products do not meet the Canadian toy safety requirements related to boric acid content.

Health Canada

15-10-2018

Dollar Novelty (Karapelle Inc) recalls Barrel-O-Slime Toy

Dollar Novelty (Karapelle Inc) recalls Barrel-O-Slime Toy

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined the Barrel-O-Slime toy does not meet the Canadian toy safety requirements related to boric acid content.

Health Canada

12-10-2018

Health Canada reminds Canadians of the risks of decorative contact lenses

Health Canada reminds Canadians of the risks of decorative contact lenses

OTTAWA – As Halloween approaches and many people consider their costumes, Health Canada is reminding consumers that decorative contact lenses pose health risks. It’s important to use these lenses safely.

Health Canada

10-10-2018

Tanning booths: ANSES issues a reminder of the proven risk of skin cancer

Tanning booths: ANSES issues a reminder of the proven risk of skin cancer

The health risks associated with exposure to artificial UV radiation from tanning booths have been well established for many years now. ANSES points out that recent data on the subject support previous assessments: there is a proven cancer risk associated with UV radiation from artificial tanning equipment. The Agency therefore recommends that the public authorities take the necessary steps to prevent people from being exposed to artificial UV radiation from tanning booths used for cosmetic purposes.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

13-11-2018

Check out the #PEAC2018 agenda, webcast information, and meeting materials for Thursday’s Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting on  http://FDA.gov : https://go.usa.gov/xPf9n  #DigitalHealthpic.twitter.com/1DCieYB33v

Check out the #PEAC2018 agenda, webcast information, and meeting materials for Thursday’s Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting on http://FDA.gov : https://go.usa.gov/xPf9n  #DigitalHealthpic.twitter.com/1DCieYB33v

Check out the #PEAC2018 agenda, webcast information, and meeting materials for Thursday’s Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting on http://FDA.gov : https://go.usa.gov/xPf9n  #DigitalHealth pic.twitter.com/1DCieYB33v

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-11-2018

Health information for those affected by #WoolseyFire is available on our website at:  http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/FireSafety …
- Food safety
- Ash clean-up
- Smoke and air qualitypic.twitter.com/8HC7NoLaXB

Health information for those affected by #WoolseyFire is available on our website at: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/FireSafety … - Food safety - Ash clean-up - Smoke and air qualitypic.twitter.com/8HC7NoLaXB

Health information for those affected by #WoolseyFire is available on our website at: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/FireSafety … - Food safety - Ash clean-up - Smoke and air quality pic.twitter.com/8HC7NoLaXB

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-11-2018

EU/3/17/1836 (Zogenix GmbH)

EU/3/17/1836 (Zogenix GmbH)

EU/3/17/1836 (Active substance: Fenfluramine hydrochloride) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)7576 of Tue, 13 Nov 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/233/16/T/01

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

13-11-2018

EU/3/13/1219 (Zogenix GmbH)

EU/3/13/1219 (Zogenix GmbH)

EU/3/13/1219 (Active substance: Fenfluramine hydrochloride) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)7575 of Tue, 13 Nov 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/140/13/T/01

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

8-11-2018

There's only 1 week until the 2018 Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting. Join the @US_FDA on Nov 15 to discuss patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity trackers, and patient-driven registries.pic.twitter.com/WkDNnXqm

There's only 1 week until the 2018 Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting. Join the @US_FDA on Nov 15 to discuss patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity trackers, and patient-driven registries.pic.twitter.com/WkDNnXqm

There's only 1 week until the 2018 Patient Engagement Advisory Committee meeting. Join the @US_FDA on Nov 15 to discuss patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity trackers, and patient-driven registries. pic.twitter.com/WkDNnXqmbw

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-11-2018

EU/3/18/2070 (Accelsiors CRO and Consultancy Services Ltd)

EU/3/18/2070 (Accelsiors CRO and Consultancy Services Ltd)

EU/3/18/2070 (Active substance: (6aR,10aR)-3-(1,1-dimethylheptyl)-delta8-tetrahydro-cannabinol-9-carboxylic acid) - Orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)7271 of Mon, 05 Nov 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/114/18

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

1-11-2018

The @US_FDA issues a letter to health care providers regarding possible battery failure in Getinge's Maquet/Datascope intra-aortic balloon pumps. Read the letter here:  https://go.usa.gov/xPyHT  #MedicalDevice

The @US_FDA issues a letter to health care providers regarding possible battery failure in Getinge's Maquet/Datascope intra-aortic balloon pumps. Read the letter here: https://go.usa.gov/xPyHT  #MedicalDevice

The @US_FDA issues a letter to health care providers regarding possible battery failure in Getinge's Maquet/Datascope intra-aortic balloon pumps. Read the letter here: https://go.usa.gov/xPyHT  #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-11-2018

The @US_FDA warns patients & health care providers should not change drug treatment based on results from certain genetic tests w/ unapproved claims to predict a patient’s response to specific medications. Read the Safety Communication here:  https://go.u

The @US_FDA warns patients & health care providers should not change drug treatment based on results from certain genetic tests w/ unapproved claims to predict a patient’s response to specific medications. Read the Safety Communication here: https://go.u

The @US_FDA warns patients & health care providers should not change drug treatment based on results from certain genetic tests w/ unapproved claims to predict a patient’s response to specific medications. Read the Safety Communication here: https://go.usa.gov/xPysF  #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-11-2018

Dexdomitor (Orion Corporation)

Dexdomitor (Orion Corporation)

Dexdomitor (Active substance: dexmedetomidine hydrochloride) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2018)7380 of Thu, 01 Nov 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

31-10-2018

Evista (Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH)

Evista (Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH)

Evista (Active substance: Raloxifene hydrochloride) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2018)7342 of Wed, 31 Oct 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

21-10-2018

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the heal

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the heal

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the health of the nation’s women pic.twitter.com/euQki9iqsL

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

We know that cancer is harder to find in women with dense breasts – some women may need other imaging tests. Breast density reporting is already required in some states. Expanding this nationwide will empower patients and providers to make more informed h

We know that cancer is harder to find in women with dense breasts – some women may need other imaging tests. Breast density reporting is already required in some states. Expanding this nationwide will empower patients and providers to make more informed h

We know that cancer is harder to find in women with dense breasts – some women may need other imaging tests. Breast density reporting is already required in some states. Expanding this nationwide will empower patients and providers to make more informed health decisions.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

Also, while most of FDA’s women’s health initiatives are product specific, the #FDA plays an outsize role when it comes to mammography, which produces low-dose x-ray picture of the breast – an important tool to detect breast cancer in its early, most trea

Also, while most of FDA’s women’s health initiatives are product specific, the #FDA plays an outsize role when it comes to mammography, which produces low-dose x-ray picture of the breast – an important tool to detect breast cancer in its early, most trea

Also, while most of FDA’s women’s health initiatives are product specific, the #FDA plays an outsize role when it comes to mammography, which produces low-dose x-ray picture of the breast – an important tool to detect breast cancer in its early, most treatable stages. pic.twitter.com/aoYjsSEPrC

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-10-2018

Recocam (Bimeda Animal Health Limited)

Recocam (Bimeda Animal Health Limited)

Recocam (Active substance: Meloxicam) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)6954 of Fri, 19 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/V/C/2247/T/10

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

18-10-2018

#FDA is committed to supporting women’s health. We know mammography is an important tool for detecting breast cancer in its early, most treatable stages and an excellent example of the meaningful and positive impact of medical device innovations

#FDA is committed to supporting women’s health. We know mammography is an important tool for detecting breast cancer in its early, most treatable stages and an excellent example of the meaningful and positive impact of medical device innovations

#FDA is committed to supporting women’s health. We know mammography is an important tool for detecting breast cancer in its early, most treatable stages and an excellent example of the meaningful and positive impact of medical device innovations

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-10-2018

Kivexa (ViiV Healthcare BV)

Kivexa (ViiV Healthcare BV)

Kivexa (Active substance: abacavir / Lamivudine) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)6924 of Thu, 18 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/000581/T/0076

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

17-10-2018

Save the date & Join the @US_FDA’s  Patient Engagement Advisory Committee on Nov 15th to discuss  patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity  trackers, and patient-driven registries. Learn more:  https://go.usa.gov/xPRau  #Digi

Save the date & Join the @US_FDA’s Patient Engagement Advisory Committee on Nov 15th to discuss patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity trackers, and patient-driven registries. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xPRau  #Digi

Save the date & Join the @US_FDA’s Patient Engagement Advisory Committee on Nov 15th to discuss patient-generated health data from sources like social media, activity trackers, and patient-driven registries. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xPRau  #DigitalHealth #PEAC2018 pic.twitter.com/NU61Snpxxw

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration