New Drugs 2008 – A brief review

  • Fae Farrer


Several new products were introduced to the South African market in the past year. They include: antiretroviral agents, ophthalmic agents, a topical treatment for acute otitis media in patients with grommets, new agents for bone disease and several vaccines. Some of the products are new combinations of familiar active ingredients or have been developed into a new form e.g. new delivery systems. This brief review discusses some of the new pharmaceutical products launched in South Africa during 2008.

Author Biography

Fae Farrer
(BPharm) Medicine Information Pharmacist Amayeza Info Centre