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Final decisions amending, or not amending, the current Poisons Standard, April 2018

Scheduling medicines and poisons

10 April 2018

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2.4 Cimicoxib

Part A - Final decisions on matters referred to an expert advisory committee (November 2017)

2. Joint meeting of the Advisory Committee on Chemicals and Medicines Scheduling (ACCS/ACMS #17)

2.4 Cimicoxib

Delegate's final decision
Final decision:

The delegate's final decision is to create a new Schedule 4 entry for cimicoxib as follows:

Schedule 4 - New Entry


Implementation date: 1 June 2018

As no new evidence has been received to alter the interim decision for cimicoxib, the delegate has confirmed that the final decision and reasons for the final decision are identical to the interim decision.

Public submissions on the interim decision

No submissions were received.

Interim decision

The interim decision for cimicoxib was published on the TGA website on 5 February 2018 at Scheduling delegates' interim decisions and invitation for further comment: ACCS/ACMS, November 2017 - 2.4. Cimicoxib.

Scheduling proposal

The pre-meeting scheduling proposal for cimicoxib was published on the TGA website on 6 September 2017 at Consultation: Proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard - ACCS, ACMS and Joint ACCS/ACMS meetings, November 2017.

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