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Medication factsheets

These pages have links to medication factsheets produced by the Canterbury DHB Clinical Pharmacology Department or the Hillmorton Hospital Pharmacy. For more information on the factsheets produced by the Canterbury DHB Clinical Pharmacology Department, see My Medicines.

To find information on a medication, browse the list of medications below. You can also use the SEARCH box at the top of this page. The medications are listed by their generic names (non-brand names). Common brand names are also listed.

With the support of the Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand, My Medicines has produced Te Reo Māori versions of many commonly used medications. See Medication factsheets in Te Reo Māori for a list of these medications.

Sacubitril and valsartan

Salbutamol (oral)

Salbutamol for inhalation

Salbutamol (hei whakangā) (Te Reo Māori version)

Salbutamol and ipratropium

Salmeterol

Salmeterol (Te Reo Māori version)

Saxagliptin

Selegiline

Senna (docusate and sennoside B)

Sennoside B

Seretide (fluticasone and salmeterol)

Serevent (salmeterol)

Sertraline

Sertraline (Te Reo Māori version)

Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction

Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension

Simvastatin

Simvastatin (Te Reo Māori version)

Simvastatin and ezetimibe

Sirolimus

Sitagliptin

Sodium supplements

Sodium valproate

Sofradex ear drops (dexamethasone, framycetin and gramicidin)

Sofradex eye drops (dexamethasone, framycetin and gramicidin)

Solifenacin

Sotalol

Spiriva (tiotropium)

Spironolactone

Spironolactone (Te Reo Māori version)

SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors)

Stimulant medication

Suboxone

Sulfasalazine

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim

Sumatriptan

Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol)

Synthroid (levothyroxine)