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Mylan launch Contramyl XR tablets (methylphenidate)

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Dear Healthcare Professional,

Mylan South Africa is pleased to announce the launch of Contramyl XR, SA’s first Methylphenidate ER generic

Contramyl XR
is manufactured in Switzerland, with clinical experience across the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Portugal and Norway.


Contramyl XR will be available from December in 18 mg, 27 mg, 36 mg and 54 mg strengths, offering patients access to quality and affordable medicines.       

        * This is a drug - read the leaflet carefully before use. 

        * Ask your doctor or pharmacist for further information. 

For full prescribing information refer to the package insert approved by the medicines regulatory authority.

Mylan thank you for your continued support and assure you of their commitment to service excellence at all times.


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ER = Extended Release; PRT = Prolonged Release Tablet; ADHD = Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Reference: 1. Database of Medicine Prices, 31 October 2017. Department of Health. Available from: http://www.mpr.gov.za.

S6 CONTRAMYL XR 18 mg (Extended Release Tablets). Reg. No. 49/1.2/1137. Each extended release tablet contains 18 mg methylphenidate hydrochloride. Contains sugar (sucrose).
S6 CONTRAMYL XR 27 mg (Extended Release Tablets). Reg. No. 49/1.2/1138. Each extended release tablet contains 27 mg methylphenidate hydrochloride. Contains sugar (sucrose).
S6 CONTRAMYL XR 36 mg (Extended Release Tablets). Reg. No. 49/1.2/1139. Each extended release tablet contains 36 mg methylphenidate hydrochloride. Contains sugar (sucrose).
S6 CONTRAMYL XR 54 mg (Extended Release Tablets). Reg. No. 49/1.2/1140. Each extended release tablet contains 54 mg methylphenidate hydrochloride. Contains sugar (sucrose).

Mylan (Pty) Ltd. Reg. No. 1949/035112/07. Building 6, Greenstone Hill Office Park, Emerald Boulevard, Modderfontein, 1645.



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Contact: Marié van der Merwe, Brand Manager
Telephone: +27 (0) 11 451 1300
E-mail: Marie.VanDerMerwe@mylan.com
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017