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Updated November 2020 

These Terms of Use apply to the use of this Sandoz SA (Pty) Ltd (“Sandoz SA”) website (“Site”) and portions of other websites which are sponsored by Sandoz SA and which hyperlink to these Terms of Use.

1. Accept

By accessing and using this Sandoz SA website (“Site”), you agree to the following terms of use which govern the relationship between Sandoz SA and you, the User regarding the use of these websites and their content (“Terms of Use”). You further undertake not to use the Site in any manner that may violate these Terms of Use or any applicable law. This Site is owned and operated by Sandoz SA. Sandoz SA is the name we use to refer to our whole business, including any subsidiaries and affiliates globally. The words we or our shall mean Sandoz SA. These Terms of Use do not apply to other websites owned by Sandoz SA as these are subject to their own terms of use. 

By accessing and surfing this Site, you accept, without limitation, these Terms of Use and acknowledge that any other agreements regarding the use of this Site between you and Sandoz SA are replaced and of no force or effect. Sandoz SA may update these Terms of Use at any time without notice. By using this Site, it means you confirm that you have the required authority or permission to do so and accept that you are bound by the most recent version of the Terms of Use. Sandoz SA may revise these terms at any time by revising this page without notice. You are bound by such changes and should therefore regularly visit this page to review the current terms to which you are bound. If any term, condition, or provision contained herein is determined to be unlawful, invalid, or for any reason unenforceable, the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms, conditions and provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby. 

2. Using the information 

You are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, and revocable license to access this Site. Sandoz SA reserves the right to revoke this license generally, or your right of access, at any time. If Sandoz SA revokes this license, you agree to discontinue using this Site immediately. The accessibility and availability of this Site will always be at the absolute discretion of Sandoz SA. 

You agree not to present the link to this Site in such a way that it is associated with advertising or appears to be an endorsement of any organization, product, or service. You agree that the link will not appear on a website that a reasonable person may consider obscene, defamatory, harassing, grossly offensive, or malicious. Under no circumstances may you "frame" this Site or any of its content or copy portions of this Site to a server. You agree not to display or use the Sandoz SA logo or trademark in any manner without our prior written permission.

3. Links to other websites


Links to third-party websites, which are not operated by Sandoz SA, may be provided for your interest or convenience, but are not an endorsement of those third-party websites. Sandoz SA does not review, control, or monitor the materials on any other third-party websites. Sandoz SA has not reviewed any third-party websites, which may contain links to or from this Site and is not responsible for the content, security or privacy practices of any other third party websites linked to or from the Site. We are not responsible for the performance of those third-party websites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of other websites is subject to the terms of use of those third-party websites, including the privacy policies of those third-party websites. We will endeavor to inform you when you are leaving this Site that the terms of use and privacy policy of the third-party website may be different. If you wish to link your website to this Site, you may only link to the home page. You may not link to any other pages within this Site without the prior written consent of Sandoz SA. Quotations or use of one or more portions of this Site in the site of any third parties without written consent is likewise prohibited. However, Sandoz SA accepts no liability for links from this Site to others, and in particular we are not responsible for the accuracy or legality of the content thereof. We accept no liability deriving from a breach of or omission in the privacy policies of third parties.

THESE THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT USES OF SANDOZ SA PRODUCTS OR THERAPIES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED IN THE COUNTRY WHERE YOU RESIDE. WE DO NOT CONTROL OR ENDORSE THIS TYPE OF INFORMATION.


4. Information that you provide to us


Any information you send to the Site will be treated as non-personal, non-confidential, and non-proprietary (other than personal information, as defined in our Privacy Policy, and which will be subject to applicable privacy laws, in particular the laws of South Africa). Anything you send becomes the property of Sandoz SA for all purposes. Furthermore, Sandoz SA is free to use, without compensation to you, any ideas you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever. If you transmit any ideas, information, concepts, know-how or techniques or materials to us through this Site, you expressly warrant that you have the required authority, ownership or rights to do so and you hereby grant Sandoz SA an unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute them in any medium, and agree that Sandoz SA is free to use them for any purpose.

Although Sandoz SA may, from time to time, monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, message boards, and the like (“Content”) on or related to the Site, Sandoz SA is under no obligation to do so. Sandoz SA assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the Content nor for any error, defamation, omission, false information, promotional materials, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, privacy disclosure or inaccuracy contained in any Content shared via or related to the Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, which may include, but is not limited to promotional, threatening, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. Sandoz SA will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing Sandoz SA to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

You may not misuse the Site in any manner which includes attempting to override any security feature of the Site, interfering with the functionality of the Site or attempting to access the Site using any method other than the interface provided to you. 

5. Global products


This Site contains information about products and therapies authorized in South Africa and is intended to be viewed by residents of South Africa. If you live outside South Africa, you may see information on this Site about products or therapies that are not available or authorized in your country of residence. The products referred to on this Site may be subject to different regulatory requirements depending on the country of use. Consequently, visitors may be notified that certain sections of this Site are intended only for healthcare providers or only for certain users or certain countries. You should not construe anything on this Site as a promotion or advertisement for any product or for the use of any product that is not authorized by the laws and regulations of your country of residence. 

6. Trademarks/proprietary rights


The materials on this Site belong to or are licensed to Sandoz SA or another Novartis group company and are subject to applicable copyright laws. You may freely surf the Site, but you may only access, download or use information from this Site, including any text, images, audio, and video (the "Information") for your own non-commercial use. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the Information for commercial purposes, without written permission of Sandoz SA. You must retain and reproduce each and every copyright notice or other proprietary rights notice contained in any Information you download. 

Unless otherwise noted, you should assume that any logos, company names or trade names appearing on this Site are trademarks of Sandoz SA, other Novartis group companies and/or other parties. This Site may also contain or reference patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Sandoz SA and / or other parties (“Trademarks”). No license to or right in any such Trademarks is granted to or conferred upon you. 

If you use the materials or trademarks on this Site in a way that is not clearly allowed by these Terms of Use, you are violating your agreement with us and may be violating copyright, trademark, and other laws. In that case, we will automatically revoke your permission to use this Site. Title to the materials remains with us or with the authors of the materials contained on this Site. All rights not expressly granted are reserved. Except as otherwise permitted in this paragraph, Sandoz SA neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Sandoz SA. 

7. Medical information


Any information on this Site is provided by Sandoz SA and is intended for general information purposes only. It is not intended to provide complete medical information and cannot replace the relationship that you have with your healthcare professional. Many pharmaceutical and medical device products listed are available when appropriate on prescription from a medical doctor or qualified medical professional only. The services or advice and the information on this Site should not be considered medical advice. You should always talk to your healthcare professional for diagnosis and treatment. SHOULD YOU HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION, PROMPTLY SEE YOUR OWN MEDICAL DOCTOR OR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER. WE DO NOT OFFER PERSONALIZED MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR PATIENT-SPECIFIC TREATMENT ADVICE. 

8. Disclaimer 


While Sandoz SA uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the Information is accurate and up to date, Sandoz SA reserves the right to make changes, corrections and/or improvements to the Information, and to the products and programs described in such Information, or to discontinue this Site, at any time without notice and without liability. ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” OR “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. SANDOZ SA PROVIDES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE COMPLETENESS OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE OR ITS POSSIBLE USES. CONSEQUENTLY, THE INFORMATION SHOULD BE CAREFULLY EVALUATED BY SITE VISITORS. SANDOZ SA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE. SANDOZ SA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER SANDOZ SA NOR ANY PERSON OR COMPANY ASSOCIATED WITH SANDOZ SA SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR THE MATERIALS ON THIS SITE OR FROM YOUR BREACH OF THESE TERMS OF USE. THIS PROTECTION COVERS CLAIMS BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, DELICT, STRICT LIABILITY, AND ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY. THIS PROTECTION COVERS SANDOZ SA, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND SUPPLIERS MENTIONED ON THIS SITE. THIS PROTECTION COVERS ALL LOSSES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, LOSS OF PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL PRECAUTIONS NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THIS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES AND ANY OTHER POTENTIALLY DESTRUCTIVE / MALICIOUS COMPUTER CODE. SANDOZ SA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGE TO, OR VIRUSES OR OTHER MALWARE THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF THE SITE. 

9. Medical side effects or adverse events 


If you believe that you have experienced any adverse events from a Sandoz SA product you should consult your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare provider immediately. You can also report these to us directly by visiting https://www.report.novartis.com/. Should you report any adverse events, Sandoz SA may need to contact you to find out more information and request consent to collect additional information. Data of this nature will not appear on this Site, in order to fulfill legal obligations concerning drug safety reporting, while maintaining your confidentiality.  In case of an adverse event or product issue we may need to store information about you on an anonymized basis, such as your demographic information. This information is required to be submitted to the Novartis Patient Safety department and / or Regulatory Authorities and / or License Partners. 

10. General


In addition to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, you may be subject to additional terms when you access particular services or materials in this Site.

By using this Site, you agree that the only proper jurisdiction and venue for any dispute with Sandoz SA, or in any way relating to your use of this Site, is in the courts of South Africa. You further agree and consent to the jurisdiction in these courts in connection with any dispute involving these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of South Africa with respect to its conflict of laws principles.

If we become aware that you have violated any of the provisions contained in these Terms of Use, we may immediately take any corrective action, including, without limitation, Sandoz SA’ right to revoke your access to the Site, to remove any information, data and content posted on the Site at any time and without notice or to claim damages. 

Sandoz SA may deliver notice to you by electronic mail, a general notice on this Site, or by written communication delivered by post to your address on record with Sandoz SA. You may deliver notice to Sandoz SA via electronic mail to [email protected]
 

ACC® 600
[S1] ACC® 600 (effervescent tablets). Reg. No.: 45/10.3/0229. Composition: Each effervescent tablet contains 600 mg acetylcysteine. ATC Code: R05CB01.
ACC® Oral Solution
[S1] ACC® 20 mg/ml Oral Solution. Reg. No.: 48/10.3/0261. Composition: Each 1 ml of ACC 20 mg/ml ORAL SOLUTION contains 20 mg acetylcysteine. ATC Code: R05CB01.
ACC® 200
[S1] ACC® 200 (effervescent tablets). Reg. No.: 29/10.2.2/0753. Composition: Each ACC 200 effervescent tablet contains: 200 mg acetylcysteine. Pharmacological Classification: A10.3 Medicines acting on the respiratory system – other.
For full prescribing information refer to the Sandoz Professional Information approved by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA).

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Reporting of AEs: 
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