SELECT

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • SELECT MENTHOL & EUCALYPTUS Lozenges blister pack
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • SELECT MENTHOL & EUCALYPTUS Lozenges blister pack
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 218337
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

218337

SELECT MENTHOL & EUCALYPTUS Lozenges blister pack

ARTG entry for

Medicine Registered

Sponsor

Nova Pharmaceuticals Australasia Pty Ltd

Postal Address

Suite 305 / 10 Norbrik Drive,BELLA VISTA, NSW, 2153

Australia

ARTG Start Date

10/12/2013

Product category

Medicine

Status

Active

Approval area

Non-Prescription Medicines

Conditions

Conditions applicable to all therapeutic goods as specified in the document "Standard Conditions Applying to Registered or Listed Therapeutic Goods

Under Section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989" effective 1 July 1995.

Conditions applicable to the relevant category and class of therapeutic goods as specified in the document "Standard Conditions Applying to Registered

or Listed Therapeutic Goods Under Section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989" effective 1 July 1995.

Products

1. SELECT MENTHOL & EUCALYPTUS Lozenges blister pack

Product Type

Single Medicine Product

Effective date

10/12/2013

Warnings

No Warnings included on Record

Standard Indications

Specific Indications

For temporary relief from the symptoms/discomfort of sore throats and minor mouth infections.

Additional Product information

Container information

Type

Material

Life Time

Temperature

Closure

Conditions

Blister Pack

PVC/PE/PVDC/Al

3 Years

Store below 30

degrees Celsius

Not recorded

Not recorded

Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Not scheduled. Not considered by committee

Components

1.

Dosage Form

Lozenge

Route of Administration

Oral

Visual Identification

A greenish blue coloured circular lozenge with an odour like menthol and

eucalyptus and with a characteristic acid taste.

Active Ingredients

Amylmetacresol

.6 mg

Dichlorobenzyl alcohol

1.2 mg

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Health Canada reminds Canadians not to mix caffeinated drinks with alcohol

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September 27, 2018 Ottawa Health Canada

Health Canada

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Risk assessment of antimicrobial resistance along the food chain through culture‐independent methodologies

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Drug and Alcohol Use During Orientation Week

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

31-7-2018

Heat wave: Retailers may refrain from selling non-prescription drugs

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Danish Medicines Agency

17-7-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on new efforts to empower consumers by advancing access to nonprescription drugs

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on new efforts to empower consumers by advancing access to nonprescription drugs

FDA describes innovative approaches to increase access to a broader selection of nonprescription drug products for consumers

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-7-2018

Utz Quality Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips

Utz Quality Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips

Utz® Quality Foods, LLC., is voluntarily recalling select expiration dates of Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips due to undeclared soy allergen. This recall was initiated after learning a certain number of packages were mislabeled. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-6-2018

Blokhuis: 1 miljoen euro voor Caribisch Preventie- en Sportakkoord

Blokhuis: 1 miljoen euro voor Caribisch Preventie- en Sportakkoord

Voor Caribisch Nederland is er met ingang van 2019 jaarlijks zo’n 1 miljoen euro extra beschikbaar om roken, overgewicht en problematisch alcoholgebruik tegen te gaan en gezond eten, bewegen en sporten te bevorderen. Dat heeft staatssecretaris Paul Blokhuis (VWS) bekend gemaakt bij zijn bezoeken aan Saba en Sint Eustatius.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

21-6-2018

Now Health Group Inc. Recalls Select Now Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix Because of Possible Health Risk

Now Health Group Inc. Recalls Select Now Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix Because of Possible Health Risk

NOW Health Group, Inc. (NOW), of Bloomingdale, Illinois, is recalling its NOW Real Food® Zesty Sprouting Mix – Product Code 7271, Lot #3031259 and Lot #3038165 – because its primary ingredient, Crimson Clover Seeds, has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may b...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-6-2018

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays in a Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses in Select Retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, Because of Possible Health Risk

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Limited Quantity of Vegetable Trays in a Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora Illnesses in Select Retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, Because of Possible Health Risk

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc. ("Del Monte Fresh") announced today, the voluntary recall of a limited quantity of 6 oz., 12 oz. and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip sold to select retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Del Monte was notified by state agencies of the outbreak and its potential involvement.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-5-2018

95% Ethyl Alcohol Product by Ethanol Extraction: Recall - Due to a Possible Contamination with Methanol

95% Ethyl Alcohol Product by Ethanol Extraction: Recall - Due to a Possible Contamination with Methanol

Methanol,a highly toxic type of alcohol, can cause serious and sometimes fatal damage if ingested by humans or animals.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-5-2018

Ethanol Extraction Recalls Alcohol Product Because of Possible Health Risk

Ethanol Extraction Recalls Alcohol Product Because of Possible Health Risk

Lake Michigan Distilling Company, LLC of La Porte, Indiana, doing business as Ethanol Extraction, is recalling its 95% Ethyl Alcohol product (“Product”) because of possible contamination with methanol, a highly toxic type of alcohol that can cause serious and sometimes fatal damage if ingested by humans or animals.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-5-2018

Neurovascular Stents Used for Stent-Assisted Coiling (SAC): Letter to Health Care Providers - Recommendations Associated With the Use of These Devices in the Treatment of Unruptured Brain Aneurysms

Neurovascular Stents Used for Stent-Assisted Coiling (SAC): Letter to Health Care Providers - Recommendations Associated With the Use of These Devices in the Treatment of Unruptured Brain Aneurysms

The FDA has received reports associated with the use of these devices in the treatment of unruptured brain aneurysms that suggest some events of peri-procedural stroke and/or death may have been related to procedural risks or patient selection related factors. These factors include patients who had serious co-morbidities resulting in a reduced life expectancy, or who were intolerant to required anticoagulation or anti-platelet therapy.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

3-5-2018

Voluntary Recall of Certain Golden Flake, Good Health, UTZ and Weis Brand Tortilla Chips Because of Possible Milk Allergen

Voluntary Recall of Certain Golden Flake, Good Health, UTZ and Weis Brand Tortilla Chips Because of Possible Milk Allergen

Utz Quality Foods, LLC, is voluntarily recalling select expiration dates of some Golden Flake, Good Health, Utz and Weis Brand Tortilla Chip items due to potential contamination of undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-11-2018

Selected participants will work directly with the FDA to accelerate the development of and eventual review of marketing applications for these innovative products. Read more:  https://go.usa.gov/xPMPk pic.twitter.com/6rRnfSyLy4

Selected participants will work directly with the FDA to accelerate the development of and eventual review of marketing applications for these innovative products. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xPMPk pic.twitter.com/6rRnfSyLy4

Selected participants will work directly with the FDA to accelerate the development of and eventual review of marketing applications for these innovative products. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xPMPk  pic.twitter.com/6rRnfSyLy4

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-11-2018

.@US_FDA has selected 8 novel medical devices as participants in #FDA’s Innovation Challenge to address the #OpioidEpidemic by preventing and treating opioid use disorder. #FDAInnovationChallenge

.@US_FDA has selected 8 novel medical devices as participants in #FDA’s Innovation Challenge to address the #OpioidEpidemic by preventing and treating opioid use disorder. #FDAInnovationChallenge

. @US_FDA has selected 8 novel medical devices as participants in #FDA’s Innovation Challenge to address the #OpioidEpidemic by preventing and treating opioid use disorder. #FDAInnovationChallenge

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-9-2018

Today is the last day to submit applications to the #FDAInnovationChallenge. Thanks to all who have applied.  Selected applications will be announced in November. For more information about the challenge, click the link:   https://go.usa.gov/xP4Nk pic.twi

Today is the last day to submit applications to the #FDAInnovationChallenge. Thanks to all who have applied. Selected applications will be announced in November. For more information about the challenge, click the link: https://go.usa.gov/xP4Nk pic.twi

Today is the last day to submit applications to the #FDAInnovationChallenge. Thanks to all who have applied. Selected applications will be announced in November. For more information about the challenge, click the link: https://go.usa.gov/xP4Nk  pic.twitter.com/pFJZ39oGJC

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-9-2018

Regulatory and procedural guideline:  Draft guideline on the summary of product characteristics (SPC) for veterinary medicinal products containing antimicrobial substances - Revision 1, draft: consultation open

Regulatory and procedural guideline: Draft guideline on the summary of product characteristics (SPC) for veterinary medicinal products containing antimicrobial substances - Revision 1, draft: consultation open

The guideline, which was developed to encourage optimal use and to minimise selection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), was revised in order to improve consistency of the summary of product characteristics (SPCs) for antimicrobial products in the EU Member States.

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

17-9-2018

The #FDAInnovationChallenge to develop medical devices for #opioid addiction will provide those selected with the opportunity to work directly with the agency to accelerate the development and review of their device proposals to prevent and treat opioid u

The #FDAInnovationChallenge to develop medical devices for #opioid addiction will provide those selected with the opportunity to work directly with the agency to accelerate the development and review of their device proposals to prevent and treat opioid u

The #FDAInnovationChallenge to develop medical devices for #opioid addiction will provide those selected with the opportunity to work directly with the agency to accelerate the development and review of their device proposals to prevent and treat opioid use disorder. #FDA

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-9-2018

 European Medicines Agency stakeholder interaction on the development of medicinal products for chronic non-infectious liver diseases (PBC, PSC, NASH), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 03-Dec-2018, To: 03-Dec-2018

European Medicines Agency stakeholder interaction on the development of medicinal products for chronic non-infectious liver diseases (PBC, PSC, NASH), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 03-Dec-2018, To: 03-Dec-2018

This workshop on the development of medicines for chronic non-infectious liver diseases, including primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, provides a platform for discussion on appropriate endpoints including validation of surrogate endpoints/biomarkers, suitable study populations, potentially adequate trial designs and the specific challenges with paediatric medicine development. The workshop will support the drafting of a reflection paper on regul...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

30-5-2018

The FDA will accept submissions from June 1, 2018, through Sept. 30, 2018, and intends to announce the selected applicants in November 2018.  #FDAInnovationChallenge

The FDA will accept submissions from June 1, 2018, through Sept. 30, 2018, and intends to announce the selected applicants in November 2018. #FDAInnovationChallenge

The FDA will accept submissions from June 1, 2018, through Sept. 30, 2018, and intends to announce the selected applicants in November 2018. #FDAInnovationChallenge

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-5-2018

#FDAInnovationChallenge to develop medical devices for #opioid addiction will provide those selected with the opportunity to work directly with the agency to accelerate the development & review of their device proposals to prevent and treat opioid use dis

#FDAInnovationChallenge to develop medical devices for #opioid addiction will provide those selected with the opportunity to work directly with the agency to accelerate the development & review of their device proposals to prevent and treat opioid use dis

#FDAInnovationChallenge to develop medical devices for #opioid addiction will provide those selected with the opportunity to work directly with the agency to accelerate the development & review of their device proposals to prevent and treat opioid use disorder. #FDA MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-5-2018

EU/3/12/1034 (Novartis Europharm Limited)

EU/3/12/1034 (Novartis Europharm Limited)

EU/3/12/1034 (Active substance: Humanised monoclonal antibody against P-selectin) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)3040 of Wed, 16 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/026/12/T/02

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

30-4-2018

Regulatory and procedural guideline:  Draft guideline on the summary of product characteristics (SPC) for veterinary medicinal products containing antimicrobial substances, draft: consultation open

Regulatory and procedural guideline: Draft guideline on the summary of product characteristics (SPC) for veterinary medicinal products containing antimicrobial substances, draft: consultation open

The guideline, which was developed to encourage optimal use and to minimise selection of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), was revised in order to improve consistency of the summary of product characteristics (SPCs) for antimicrobial products in the EU Member States.

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency