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  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 221849
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

221849

Pharmacy Health Vitamin C 1000mg

ARTG entry for

Medicine Listed

Sponsor

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Pty Ltd

Postal Address

Locked Bag 5061,PARRAMATTA, NSW, 2124

Australia

ARTG Start Date

1/04/2014

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. Pharmacy Health Vitamin C 1000mg

Product Type

Single Medicine Product

Effective date

1/04/2014

Warnings

Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. OR Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

Adults only. OR Not to be used in children under two years of age without medical advice (or words to that effect).

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

Standard Indications

Relief of the symptoms of colds. [Warnings S and COLD required]

Maintain health of capillaries.

Protects capillaries.

May assist in the management of recurrent upper respiratory tract infections. [Warnings S and COLD required]

For mineral (may state the mineral) supplementation.

For vitamin (may state the vitamin) supplementation.

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

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

May assist in the management of upper respiratory tract infections. [Warnings S and COLD required]

May help reduce the severity of the symptoms of colds. ]Warnings S and COLD required]

May reduce the severity of colds. [Warning COLD required]

May reduce the duration of colds. [Warning COLD required]

May reduce the severity and duration of colds. [Warning COLD required]

For the symptomatic relief of upper respiratory tract infections. [Warnings S and COLD required]

Relief of symptoms of mild upper respiratory infections. [Warnings S and COLD required]

Treatment of symptoms of mild infections of upper respiratory tract. [Warnings S and COLD required]

Treatment of upper respiratory tract infections. [Warnings S and COLD required]

Helps fight mild upper respiratory complaints. [Warnings S and COLD required]

Public Summary

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

Specific Indications

Maintains a normal/healthy cardiovascular system.

Vitamin C and zinc are essential for the proper function of the immune system.

Maintains a normal/healthy immune system.

Vitamin C maintains the immune system by supporting the activity of the white blood cells and antibody response.

Vitamin C and zinc play a vital role in many immune mechanisms.

Vitamin C is necessary for the manufacture of collagen in the body.

Vitamin C plays a role in collagen formation.

Vitamin C and zinc are important nutritional antioxidants/free radical scavenger.

As antioxidants, vitamin C and zinc assist in protecting the body from the damaging effects of free radicals.

Vitamin C and zinc are potent antioxidant that can reduce the risk of cellular damage from free radicals.

Vitamin C is necessary for wound healing.

Vitamin C is necessary for the maintenance of healthy skin.

Assists in the healing and repair of the skin.

Vitamin C may reduce susceptibility to bruising.

Vitamin C can regenerate oxidized vitamin E in the body.

Vitamin C is necessary for healthy gums.

May help maintain normal (and/or healthy) cholesterol levels ion healthy individuals.

May help maintain cholesterol within the normal (and/or healthy) range in healthy individuals and improve the HDL/LDL ratio.

Lifestyle factors such as stress and cigarettes may increase the body's vitamin C requirements.

Vitamin C improves iron absorption.

Additional Product information

Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Components

1. Formulation 1

Dosage Form

Tablet, film coated

Route of Administration

Oral

Visual Identification

Active Ingredients

calcium ascorbate dihydrate

605.3 mg

Citrus bioflavonoids extract

50 mg

Hesperidin

5 mg

rutoside

5 mg

sodium ascorbate

562.4 mg

zinc amino acid chelate

40 mg

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Public Summary

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