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GAVISCON DUAL ACTION

GAVISCON DUAL ACTION LIQUID RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Liquid, peppermint flavour, 300ml, 600ml. Active Ingredients: Each 10mL contains 500mg sodium alginate, 213mg sodium bicarbonate and 325mg calcium carbonate. Approved Indications: Gastro-oesophageal reflux, heartburn in pregnancy, flatulence and dyspepsia associated with gastric reflux, hiatus hernia, reflux oesophagitis, regurgitation. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Not recommended for infants and young children. Sodium-restricted diet, renal impairment, hypophosphataemia. Adverse Effects: Rarely hypernatraemia, if sodium-restricted. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: 20mL, 4 times a day. Children 6-12 years: 10mL, 4 times a day. Take after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. Price Band: $10 - $30 (Price varies with pack size) Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale GAVISCON DUAL ACTION TABLETS RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Tablets (peppermint), 16s, 32s, 48s. Active Ingredients: Each tablet contains 250mg sodium alginate, 106.5mg sodium bicarbonate and 187.5mg calcium carbonate. Approved Indications: Gastro-oesophageal reflux, heartburn in pregnancy, flatulence and dyspepsia associated with gastric reflux, hiatus hernia, reflux oesophagitis, regurgitation. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Not recommended for infants and young children. Sodium-restricted diet. Renal impairment. Hypophosphataemia. Adverse Effects: Rarely - hypernatraemia, if sodium-restricted. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: 4 tablets, 4 times a day. Children 6-12 years: 2 tablets, 4 times a day. Take after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. Price Band: $10 - $20 (Price varies with pack size) Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale GAVISCON INFANT RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Sachets, 30s. Active Ingredients: Sodium alginate 225mg, magnesium alginate 87.5mg per sachet. Also contains mannitol E421. Approved Indications: Regurgitation and gastric reflux in infants and young children. Contraindications: Intestinal obstruction, diarrhoea or gastroenteritis. Premature infants or potential dehydration. Known/suspected impaired renal function impairment. Precautions: Review patient’s condition 7 days after initiating treatment, or before if symptoms worsen. Special caution in gastric stasis. Acts by thickening gastric contents. Do not use with other feed thickeners or thickened infant milk formulas. Care if infant is on low sodium-diet - each sachet contains 21mg sodium. Fever and vomiting. Adverse Effects: Rarely, intragastric mass formation, usually associated with incorrect administration, excessive dose or gastric stasis. Directions: Not for infants under 1 year except under medical supervision. Prepare immediately before use. No more than 6 doses in 24 hours. Do not exceed correct dose. Infants under 4.5kg: 1 sachet; over 4.5kg, 2 sachets. Breast-fed: Mix with 15ml of cooled, boiled water and give after feed. Bottle-fed: Mix 1 sachet in not less than 115ml of feed; 2 sachets with not less than 225ml of feed. Young children: 2 sachets as for breast-fed infants. Price Band: Under $10. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Fully subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale GAVISCON LIQUID RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Liquid, peppermint or aniseed flavours, 600ml. Active Ingredients: Sodium alginate 500mg, calcium carbonate 160mg, sodium bicarbonate 267mg in 10ml. Approved Indications: Gastro-oesophageal reflux, heartburn of pregnancy, flatulence and dyspepsia associated with gastric reflux, hiatus hernia, reflux oesophagitis, regurgitation. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Not recommended for infants and young children. Sodium-restricted diet, renal impairment, hypophosphataemia. Adverse Effects: Rarely, hypernatraemia, if sodium-restricted. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: 10-20ml, 4 times a day; children 6-12 years: 5-10ml, 4 times a day. Take after meals and 30 minutes before bedtime. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 246 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

GAVISCON TABLETS RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Tablets, strawberry and peppermint, 24s. Active Ingredients: Sodium alginate 250mg, sodium bicarbonate 133.5mg, calcium carbonate 80mg. Approved Indications: Gastro-oesophageal reflux, heartburn of pregnancy, flatulence and dyspepsia associated with gastric reflux, hiatus hernia, reflux oesophagitis, regurgitation. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Not recommended for infants and young children. Sodium-restricted diet, renal impairment, hypophosphataemia. Adverse Effects: Rarely, hypernatraemia, if sodium-restricted. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: 2-4 tablets, 4 times a day. Children 6-12 years: 1-2 tablets, 4 times a day. Take after meals and 30 minutes before bed. Price Band: Under $10 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale ZANTAC ASPEN PHARMACARE Presentation: Tablets. Active Ingredients: Ranitidine hydrochloride 150mg. Extra Strength 300mg. Approved Indications: Relief of heartburn and acid indigestion (for 12 hours at 150mg dose; for 24 hours at 300mg dose). Zantac works by controlling the production of stomach acid. Contraindications: Allergy to ranitidine, pregnancy or breastfeeding, children under 12 years. Precautions: Allergy to any food or medicine; kidney or liver problems; any other medical condition; on any other medication (see product information sheet for further information). Adverse Effects: Rare, but include headache, joint or muscle pains, dizziness, drowsiness or sleepiness, depression or agitation, inability to sleep, constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, stomach cramps or pain (see product information sheet for more detailed information). Directions: 150mg: 1 tablet when symptoms appear; no more than 2 tablets in 24 hours. 300mg: 1 tablet when symptoms appear; no more than 1 tablet in 24 hours. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over (Price varies with pack size) Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine »» Influenza CODRAL ALL IN ONE JOHNSON & JOHNSON (NEW ZEALAND) LTD Presentation: Capsules, 24s Active Ingredients: Day: Paracetamol 500mg, phenylephrine hydrochloride 5mg, dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10mg. Night: Paracetamol 500mg, chlorpheniramine maleate 2mg, dextromethorphan hydrobromide 10mg. Approved Indications: Temporary relief of cold and flu symptoms including headaches, body aches and pains, blocked and runny nose, fever, dry irritating coughs and sore throat. Contraindications: Do not use for children under 12 years; with other products containing either paracetamol or antihistamines. Precautions: Ask your doctor before using if you have high blood pressure, are taking antidepressants, have heart problems, are pregnant, are taking any other medicines to treat cough and cold. Adverse Effects: Phenylephrine may cause sleeplessness in some people. Chlorpheniramine maleate (night tablet) may make you drowsy. If drowsy, do not drive or operate machinery. Avoid alcohol. Keep to the recommended dose. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: 2 green day capsules morning, midday and afternoon, and 2 red and white night capsules at bedtime. Allow 4-6 hours as necessary between doses. Maximum 6 day and 2 night capsules in 24 hours. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine CODRAL COLD & FLU JOHNSON & JOHNSON (NEW ZEALAND) LTD Presentation: Tablets, 24s and 48s. Active Ingredients: Paracetamol 500mg, codeine phosphate 9.5mg, phenylephrine hydrochloride 5mg. Approved Indications: Temporary relief of cold and flu symptoms, including headaches, fever, body aches and pains, blocked and runny nose, and sore throat. Contraindications: Do not use for children under 12 years; with other paracetamol-containing products. Precautions: Ask your doctor before using if you have high blood pressure, are taking antidepressants, have heart problems or are pregnant or breastfeeding, are taking any other medicines to treat cough and cold. Codeine can be addictive. Avoid alcohol. Adverse Effects: Phenylephrine may cause sleeplessness in some people. This medicine may cause drowsiness. If affected do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery. Keep to the recommended dose. Directions: For adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 day tablets every 4-6 hours as necessary. Maximum 8 tablets in 24 hours. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine Page 247

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    Childhood Diseases and Immunisation

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