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OTRIVIN JUNIOR

OTRIVIN JUNIOR GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Metered-dose spray or drops. 10mL. Active Ingredients: Xylometazoline hydrochloride 0.5 mg/mL. Approved Indications: Relief of nasal congestion caused by colds, flus, sinusitis, hay fever or other allergic sinusitis. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to xylometazoline or to any of the excipients, after recent surgery through the nose or mouth, narrow angle glaucoma. Precautions: Consult a doctor or pharmacist before use in patients who are pregnant or breast-feeding and in patients with high blood pressure, heart disease, overactive thyroid or diabetes. Should not be used in children under 6 years. If congestion persists for more than 3 days, seek medical advice. Adverse Effects: Headache, nasal dryness or discomfort, nausea and application site burning. See datasheet for more information. Directions: 2 sprays or 2 to 3 drops in each nostril, 2 to 3 times daily as necessary. Do not use more often than every 8-10 hours. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine OTRIVIN PLUS GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Metered-dose spray. 10mL. Active Ingredients: Xylometazoline hydrochloride 0.5 mg/mL and ipratropium bromide 0.6 mg/mL. Approved Indications: Relief of nasal congestion and running nose (rhinorrhea) associated with the common cold. Contraindications: Should not be given to children under the age of 18, known hypersensitivity to xylometazoline, ipratropium, atropine or to any of the excipients, after recent surgery through the nose or mouth, glaucoma and inflammatory nasal dryness (rhinitis sicca). Precautions: Sensitive to certain adrenergic substances, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, pheochromocytoma, hyperthyroidism, enlargement of the prostate, narrow passage through the urethra, predisposed to narrow-angle glaucoma, frequent nosebleeds, obstruction of the intestine or cystic fibrosis, benign tumour producing high amounts of adrenaline and noradrenaline, pregnant or breast-feeding. Adverse Effects: Nose bleeding, dry and irritated nasal mucous membrane or throat, dry mouth, headache, stinging in the nose and throat, sneezing, burning sensation and runny nose. See leaflet for more information. Directions: 1 spray per nostril, as necessary. Do not use more often than every 6 hours. Do not use more than 3 times a day. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine VIRALEX ® GOOD HEALTH NZ PRODUCTS (DISTRIBUTED BY BRANDFOLIO) Presentation: Capsules: 30s, 60s. Active Ingredients: Ingredients: (per capsule) herbal extract equivalent to dry, olive leaf (Olea europaea) 4500mg (Equivalent to Oleuropein 100mg), Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) 200mg. Other ingredients: Saccharomyces cerevisiae 100mg (providing Beta Glucans), Zinc (from Gluconate) 1mg, vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 250IU. Approved Indications: Everyday immune support to naturally strengthen the immune system. Contraindications: Pregnancy and breastfeeding. Precautions: Take with food. Beneficial interaction: Olive leaf extract may help lower blood pressure and blood sugar levels in some people. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Maintenance dose: Adults: Take 4 capsules daily with food. Acute dose: 4 capsules 2 x daily with food. Maintenance dose: Children: 6-12 years: 1 capsule daily with food. Acute dose: 2 capsules daily with food. Price Band: $17.00-$45.00 Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Cold Sores BLISTEX MEDICATED RELIEF WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Tube SPF15. Active Ingredients: Padimate O 7.5%, Oxybenzone 2.0% and Camphor 1.0%. Approved Indications: Protects from sun, wind and cold. May help prevent recurrence of cold sores induced by the sun. Helps relieve the discomfort of cold sores, sunburnt lips, dry and chapped lips. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: Not to be used on infants under 12 months except on medical advice. Discontinue if signs of irritation or rash appear. If conditions persist consult a healthcare professional. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Apply liberally before sun exposure and after swimming. Reapply as required. For cold sore relief apply every half hour as necessary. Price Band: $6 - $10 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 228 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

VIRABAN AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Cream, 5g. Active Ingredients: Aciclovir 5% w/w. Approved Indications: Treatment of herpes simplex of the lips and face (cold sores). Viraban can prevent cold sores developing and/or shorten healing time. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to aciclovir. Precautions: Not for use on mucous membranes and eyes. Adverse Effects: Transient burning, stinging and flaking of the skin, erythema, itching. Directions: Apply 5 times daily during waking hours, for 5 days. Treatment may be continued for up to an additional 5 days. Start treatment as early as possible. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Constipation COLOXYL ASPEN PHARMACARE Presentation: 100 tablet packs. Active Ingredients: Docusate sodium 50mg and 120mg. Approved Indications: Treatment of constipation. Contraindications: Intestinal obstruction, abdominal pain of unknown cause, undiagnosed rectal bleeding. Precautions: Prolonged use. If symptoms persist, seek medical advice. Adverse Effects: Rarely may cause diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal cramps, skin rash. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: Take between 2 and 3 tablets daily after the evening meal. Price Band: $8 - $15 [Price varies with pack size]. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Fully subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale COLOXYL DROPS ASPEN PHARMACARE Presentation: Drops (30mL bottle) Active Ingredients: Poloxamer. Approved Indications: Treatment of constipation in infants and children. Contraindications: Suspected appendicitis, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, intestinal obstruction. Precautions: Drink plenty of fluids. Adverse Effects: Abdominal discomfort including colic, cramps. Directions: Administer 3 times daily in feeding bottle or fruit juice. Children

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