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»» Dandruff COCO-SCALP

»» Dandruff COCO-SCALP AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Ointment, 40g tube. Active Ingredients: Coal tar solution 12.0% w/w, sulphur for external use 4.0% w/w, salicylic acid 2.0% w/w. Approved Indications: For treatment of common scaly skin disorders of the scalp such as psoriasis, eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis and dandruff. Contraindications: Known sensitivity to any ingredients, in the presence of acute local infections or acute pustular psoriasis. Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes - wash hands immediately after use. Stop use if irritation develops. If symptoms persist after 4 weeks, consult a doctor. Use during pregnancy/breastfeeding at physician’s discretion. Not recommended in children under 6 years. Children 6-12 years: Use under medical supervision only. Adverse Effects: Skin irritation, folliculitis and rarely, photosensitivity. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: Mild dandruff - use intermittently as adjunctive treatment, about once a week. Psoriasis, eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis and severe dandruff - use daily for 3-7 days until improvement. Intermittent repeated applications may be necessary to maintain improvement. Affected area should be treated and shampooed off, using warm water, approximately 1 hour later. Price Band: $10 - $20. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Fully subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Dermatitis & Eczema COCO-SCALP AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Ointment, 40g tube. Active Ingredients: Coal tar solution 12.0% w/w, sulphur for external use 4.0% w/w, salicylic acid 2.0% w/w. Approved Indications: For treatment of common scaly skin disorders of the scalp such as psoriasis, eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis and dandruff. Contraindications: Known sensitivity to any ingredients, in the presence of acute local infections or acute pustular psoriasis. Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes - wash hands immediately after use. Stop use if irritation develops. If symptoms persist after 4 weeks, consult a doctor. Use during pregnancy/breastfeeding at physician’s discretion. Not recommended in children under 6 years. Children 6-12 years: Use under medical supervision only. Adverse Effects: Skin irritation, folliculitis and rarely, photosensitivity. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: Mild dandruff - use intermittently as adjunctive treatment, about once a week. Psoriasis, eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis and severe dandruff - use daily for 3-7 days until improvement. Intermittent repeated applications may be necessary to maintain improvement. Affected area should be treated and shampooed off, using warm water, approximately 1 hour later. Price Band: $10 - $20. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Fully subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale PINETARSOL DOUGLAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Liquid: 100ml, 200ml, 500ml, 1 litre. Gel: 100g. Bar, 100g. Active Ingredients: Pine tar. Approved Indications: Soap alternative. Relief of red and itchy skin conditions. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes, avoid exposure to sun, may stain clothing. External use only. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Add 15-30ml of liquid to a tepid bath. Price Band: Under $10 - $20 (Price varies with pack size). Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: 500ml, 1 litre liquid only Medicine Classification: General Sale QV GENTLE WASH DOUGLAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Gentle, soap-free cleanser for delicate skin. 250mL flip-top bottle, 500mL pump pack, 1L pump pack. Active Ingredients: Aqua (water), glycerin, sodium lauroyl sarcosinate, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, lauryl betaine, sodium cocoyl isethionate, acrylates/ C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, styrene/acrylates copolymer, aminomethyl propanol, methylparaben, propylparaben. Approved Indications: QV Gentle Wash is designed for dry and sensitive skin. It works to maintain hydration during cleansing so skin is left clean and soft. QV Gentle Wash is also non-comedogenic so it won’t block pores. Suitable for use with conditions such as dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: None known. Adverse Effects: None known. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over (Price varies with pack size) Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 234 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

QV SKIN LOTION DOUGLAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Lotion, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre. Cream, 100g, 250g. Bath oil, 200ml, 250ml, 1 litre. Wash, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre. Bar, 100g. Gentle Wash, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre. Intensive shower pack, 240ml. Intensive moisturiser, 450g. Active Ingredients: Variety of emollient ingredients. Lanolin and perfume-free, pH adjusted. Approved Indications: Cleanser and moisturiser for normal to dry and sensitive skin. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: For external use only. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Apply cream and lotion as required. Use wash and bar as soap substitutes. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Lotion 250ml only, part charge Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Diarrhoea GASTROLYTE SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Sachets: orange, 10s. Effervescent tablets: blackcurrant, lemon, raspberry, 20s. Active Ingredients: Sachet: Sodium chloride 0.47g, potassium chloride 0.3g, sodium acid citrate 0.53g, glucose 3.56g. Tablet: sodium chloride 0.117g, potassium chloride 0.186g, citric acid 0.384g, sodium bicarbonate 0.336g, glucose 1.62g. Approved Indications: Oral correction of fluid and electrolyte loss in infants, children and adults. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Oral administration only. Make up sachets/tablets to exact concentration specified - too strong may cause hypernatraemia, too weak will provide insufficient glucose and electrolytes. Dilute only with water. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Dosage depends on severity of condition, age and weight of patient. Dissolve sachets/tablets in water. Use strictly as directed on pack, or by doctor. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Dry skin PALMER’S SKIN THERAPY OIL WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Skin Therapy Oil Rosehip Fragrance 60ml. Active Ingredients: Cocoa seed butter, vitamin E, rose canina seed extract, and cetesomate -E Complex which helps improve the skin penetration and absorption characteristics of the formula into the epidermal layer of the skin. Approved Indications: Formulated to help improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks, dry, damaged skin, uneven skin tone and aging skin. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: Do not ingest. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Gently massage into affected area 3 times daily or as often as desired. During pregnancy apply from first trimester to help prevent stretch marks. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Ear Conditions CERUMOL BDM GRANGE LIMITED Presentation: Drops 10ml. Active Ingredients: Chlorbutol 5% w/v, ortho-dichlorobenzene 14% w/v, para-dichlorobenzene 2% w/v. arachis (peanut) oil 57% w/v. Approved Indications: Softens and loosens impacted earwax, to aid removal. Contraindications: Nut allergies (contains peanut oil), perforated eardrum. Otitis externa, seborrhoeic dermatitis and eczema affecting the external ear. Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes and skin, avoid breathing vapour. Contains product derived from peanuts. Adverse Effects: None known Directions: Ensure ear is not inflamed. With the head inclined, instil 5 drops in the ear. Moisten a plug of cotton wool and plug the ear to retain liquid. Remove after 1 hour and repeat twice daily for up to 3 days. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine Page 235

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