May 2018

New Contraindications

Duratocin (carbetocin) should not be used in patients with cardiovascular disease, especially coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

Ubistesin and Ubistesin Forte (articaine hydrochloride/adrenaline (epinephrine) (as hydrochloride)) is now contraindicated with phaeochromocytoma, uncontrolled hyperthyroidism, and complete heart block not compensated by a pacemaker.

This list is a summary of only some of the changes that have occurred over the last month. Before prescribing, always refer to the full product information.

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