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BENADRYL MUCUS RELIEF

BENADRYL MUCUS RELIEF DOUBLE ACTION FORTE COUGH LIQUID JOHNSON & JOHNSON (NEW ZEALAND) LTD Presentation: 200mL Cough Liquid Active Ingredients: Guaiphenesin 100mg/5ml. Bromhexine Hydrochloride 4mg/5ml Indications: Expectorant and respiratory mucolytic – relief of heavy chesty coughs. Contraindications: Do not use in children under 6 years. Precautions: Ask your doctor before using for children aged 6-12 years or if you are taking any other medicines to treat a cough or cold. Adverse Effects: Product contains sorbitol (21g/60mL). Sorbitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea. Directions: Children 6 to 12 years: 5-10 mL every 8 hours. Adults and children over 12 years: 10-20 mL every 8 hours. Maximum: 3 doses in 24 hrs. Price Band: $10-$20 Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only BENADRYL MUCUS RELIEF PLUS DECONGESTANT JOHNSON & JOHNSON (NEW ZEALAND) LTD Presentation: Oral Liquid 100mL, 200mL. Active Ingredients: Guaiphenesin 20mg/ml; Phenylephrine hydrochloride 1mg/ml. Approved Indications: Thins heavy chest mucus. Relieves the symptoms of cough and cold - chesty cough, runny nose and nasal congestion. Contraindications: Children under 6 years. Precautions: Ask your doctor before use if you have high blood pressure, are taking anti-depressants, have heart problems, or are pregnant. Adverse Effects: Phenylephrine may cause sleeplessness in some people. Sorbitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: 10ml every four hours as necessary. Children 6-12 years: 5ml every 4 hours as necessary. No more than 6 doses in 24hrs. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine BENADRYL PE CHESTY COUGH & NASAL CONGESTION JOHNSON & JOHNSON (NEW ZEALAND) LTD Presentation: Oral Liquid 200mL. Active Ingredients: Guaiphenesin 20mg/ml; Phenylephrine hydrochloride 1mg/ml. Approved Indications: Relieves symptoms of cough and cold - chesty cough, runny nose and nasal congestion. Contraindications: Children under 6 years. Precautions: Ask your doctor before use if you have high blood pressure, are taking anti-depressants, have heart problems, or are pregnant. Adverse Effects: Phenylephrine may cause sleeplessness in some people. Sorbitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: 10ml every four hours as necessary. Children 6-12 year: 5ml every 4 hours as necessary. No more than 6 doses in 24hrs. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine BISOLVON CHESTY FORTE SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: 200mL Liquid (8mg/5mL Bromhexine HCl) & 50 tablets (8mg Bromhexine HCl) Active Ingredients: Bromhexine hydrochloride Approved Indications: Relief of chesty coughs and breathing difficulties due to excess mucus in cold, flu and respiratory tract infections. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient or galactose intolerance. Liver problems, kidney problems or stomach ulcers. Not suitable for children under 6 years old. Precautions: Pregnancy & lactation. Children aged 6-11 years on the advice of a healthcare professional. Adverse Effects: Occasional stomach problems, headache, dizziness. Contact your healthcare professional if you develop a skin rash or breathing problems. Directions: Liquid: Adults & Children > 12 years: 5mL 3 times a day when necessary. May be increased to 10mL 3 times a day for the first 7 days. Children 6 - 11 years: 5mL 3 times a day when necessary. Tablets: Adults & Children over 12 years: 1 tablet 3 times a day when necessary. May be increased to 2 tablets 3 times a day for the first 7 days. Children 6 - 11 years: 1 tablet 3 times a day when necessary. Price Band: $20-$28 Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine Page 232 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

MUCINEX MAXIMUM STRENGTH RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: 12-hour modified release tablet, 14’s. Active Ingredients: Guaiphenesin 1200mg. Indications: Helps loosen phlegm and thin bronchial secretions. Symptomatic relief of deep chesty coughs. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to guaiphenesin or any of the ingredients. Precautions: Seek medical advice for patients with: asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, smoker’s cough, porphyria. Chronic overdosing has caused urinary calculi. Guaiphenesin is rapidly metabolised and excreted in urine. Seek medical advice before taking this product if pregnant or breastfeeding. Does not affect the ability to drive or use machinery. Adverse Effects: Few reported at recommended dosages. High doses may cause gastrointestinal discomfort, nausea and vomiting. Directions: Swallow tablet whole with a full glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break tablet. Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 tablet every 12 hours. Do not exceed 2 tablets in 24 hours. Do not give to children under 12 years of age. Price Band: $30 - $40 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale PHARMACY HEALTH GEES LINCTUS PSM HEALTHCARE LTD. T/A API CONSUMER BRANDS Presentation: Linctus 200mL Active Ingredients: Anhydrous Morphine 0.0165% w/v, squill 1.67% w/v. Indications: Relief from wet, productive and irritating cough. Contraindications: This product is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Precautions: Consult a doctor/pharmacist if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and before using with other medicines intended to treat the symptoms of the common cold. Do not use for prolonged periods. This preparation contains alcohol 20% v/v. Keep out of reach of children. Adverse Effects: May cause drowsiness. Do not drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery within 8 hours of taking this medicine. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: take 5mL sipped slowly or added to 10mL of warm water and sipped slowly. To be taken up to 3 - 4 times daily as required. Price Band: $18 - $22 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only »» Cystitis (Urinary Tract Infections) URAL ASPEN PHARMACARE Presentation: 4g Sachets Active Ingredients: Each sachet contains:1.76 g sodium bicarbonate, 890 mg tartaric acid, 720 mg citric acid, anhydrous, 630 mg sodium citrate, anhydrous Approved Indications: Relief from the painful burning symptoms of urinary tract infections. For Adults and children 12 years and over. Contraindications: Do not take for longer than 5 days or give to children under 12 except on medical advice. Concomitant use of quinolone antibiotics. Precautions: Check with a doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine for people with kidney problems, heart problems, or high blood pressure. Adverse Effects: Prolonged and excessive use may cause a systemic alkalosis and/or hypernatraemia. Directions: Dissolve 1-2 sachets in a glass of cold water. May be taken up to 4 times daily. Price Band: $5-7 for 8 pack, $10-15 for 28 pack. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: 28-pack is funded Medicine Classification: General Sale UROFEM (1000MG D-MANNOSE TABLETS) TE ARAI BIOFARMA Presentation: Tablets 50/60 x 1,000mg. Active Ingredients: Pure d-mannose. Approved Indications: Discourages potentially harmful bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall and urinary tract, the bacteria are flushed away on urination. Maintains a healthy bladder and urinary tract. Supports healthy bacteria balance. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: If urinary and bladder symptoms continue see your healthcare professional. Adverse Effects: Mild Gastrointestinal upset, similar rate to placebo. Directions: Maintenance: take 1 UroFem tablet twice daily. Acute: take 1 UroFem tablet three times daily. Non-antibiotic UroFem is specialist recommended. Price Band: $33.00-$40.00 Subsidy Conditions: ACC Funded Medicine Classification: Dietary Supplement Page 233

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