This has been done by some other countries over the years, including the United Kingdom in 2003 and New Zealand in 2008.
Some changes are minor, for example changing a 'y' to an 'i', and will not affect how the ingredient name is pronounced. For these products, medicine labels will need to use both the old and new ingredient name for an additional three years after the end of the transition period (until 2023) to help consumers and healthcare professionals become familiar with the new name.
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