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TURMERIC EXTRA STRENGTH

TURMERIC EXTRA STRENGTH GOOD HEALTH NZ PRODUCTS (DISTRIBUTED BY BRANDFOLIO) Presentation: Capsules; 30s, 60s. Active Ingredients: Active Ingredients: (per vege capsule) CurcuWIN® Turmeric extract 200mg. Equivalent curcumin 40 mg herbal extract equivalent to dry: boswellia serrata (boswellia) gum 500mg. Equivalent to acetyl keto – Boswellic acid (AKBA) 15mg; Artemisia annua (Sweet Wormwood) herb 500mg. Approved Indications: Natural extra-strength anti-inflammatory for extra support and comfort. For joint aches and pains and total wellbeing. Contraindications: Anti-coagulant medication unless blood is monitored. Bile duct obstruction or people on chemotherapy medications. Pregnancy and breastfeeding. Precautions: Take with food. Adverse Effects: If dose is too strong for some people they may experience diarrhea. Directions: Take 1 capsule daily with food. Acute dose: Take up to 2 capsules daily with food. Price Band: $40.00-$68.00 Medicine Classification: General Sale VOLTAREN OSTEO GEL 12 HOURLY GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Tube, 100g. Active Ingredients: Diclofenac diethylammonium 23.2 mg/g. Approved Indications: For short-term (up to 3 weeks) pain relief of mild and localised forms of osteoarthritis of the knees and fingers. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient; in asthma attacks, urticaria or rhinitis precipitated by aspirin or other NSAIDs; in pregnancy or breastfeeding; in children under 12 years. Precautions: Allergy to diclofenac. Adverse Effects: Rash, eczema, erythema, dermatitis, pruritus. Directions: Adults and children ≥ 12 years: Apply to affected area up to 2 times a day. Price Band: $40-$45 Medicine Classification: General Sale ZOSTRIX AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Cream, 25g, 45g tube. Active Ingredients: Capsaicin 0.025% w/w. Approved Indications: For the symptomatic relief of pain associated with osteoarthritis. Contraindications: Broken or irritated skin. Not suitable for children. Precautions: Patients should avoid taking a hot bath/shower just before or after applying Zostrix, as it can enhance the burning sensation. Keep away from eyes. If condition worsens, seek medical advice. Tight bandages should not be applied on top of Zostrix cream. Adverse Effects: Transient burning on application. Directions: Apply a small amount to the affected area 3-4 times per day, not more than every 4 hours. After applying cream, hands should be washed thoroughly. Do not apply near eyes. Avoid taking a hot bath or shower directly before or after application. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over (Price varies with pack size) Subsidy Conditions: Fully subsidised. Special Authority criteria applies (SA 1289) Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Period Pain & Endometriosis MERSYNDOL SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Tablet, 20s. Active Ingredients: Paracetamol 450mg, doxylamine succinate 5mg, codeine phosphate 9.75mg. Indications: Moderate to severe pain including headache, toothache, backache, period pain or pain associated with trauma or surgery. Calmative effects may be useful in tension headache and migraine treatment. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient, pre-existing respiratory depression, asthma. Precautions: Hepatic or renal impairment, pregnancy, lactation. Avoid alcohol and prolonged use. Watch total paracetamol dose if taking other products. Codeine can cause addiction. Do not use for more than 3 days at a time. Adverse Effects: Constipation, respiratory depression, drowsiness, dry mouth, anorexia, dizziness, rash, gastrointestinal upset. Do not drive a vehicle or operate machinery within 8 hours of last dose. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours as required, maximum 8 tablets in 24 hours. Not recommended in children under 12 years. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacist Only Page 254 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

»» Pregnancy - Testing EASYCHECK MIDSTREAM PREGNANCY TESTS PHOENIX MEDCARE LIMITED Presentation: Midstream pregnancy tests: 1 and 3 tests. Active Ingredients: None Indications: The EasyCheck hCG Pregnancy Test Midstream is a rapid, one step test for the qualitative detection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in urine, as an aid for the early detection of pregnancy. The test is intended for in vitro diagnostic self-testing. Contraindications: None. Precautions: Always follow instructions for use. Adverse Effects: None. Directions: Always follow instructions for use. Price Band: $10.99-$17.99 Medicine Classification: Medical Device EASYCHECK OVULATION KIT PHOENIX MEDCARE LIMITED Presentation: Ovulation Kit, LH test strips and hCG midstream test. Active Ingredients: N/A Indications: The EasyCheck LH Ovulation Test is a rapid one step assay designed for qualitative detection of human luteinising hormone (LH) in urine to predict time of ovulation. The EasyCheck hCG Pregnancy Test Midstream is a rapid, one step test for the qualitative detection of human chrorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in urine, as an aid for the early detection of pregnancy. Products are for self-testing and in vitro diagnostic use only. Contraindications: N/A. Precautions: Always follow instructions for use. Adverse Effects: N/A. Directions: Always follow instructions for use. Price Band: $24.99-$28.99 Medicine Classification: Medical Device OVUPLAN 10 DAY PREGNANCY PLANNING KIT WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: 10 ovulation tests, 1 Mid-stream pregnancy test. Approved Indications: Designed to detect when ovulation occurs by measuring a surge in LH in the urine. Ovulatin occurs 24-36 hours after the LH surge. Contraindications: None known Precautions: Do not use after expiry date, do not open foil pouch until ready to take the test, do not consume an excess amount of liquid for at least 2 hours prior to taking the test to avoid dilution of LH in your urine, do not use as an indicator for contraception. Adverse Effects: None known Directions: Collect urine sample using the container supplied. Open the foil packet and slide the foam ring onto the test strip past the arrow marked section until the bottom of the foam ring is on the purple line. Float the strip in the urine sample with arrow marked section submerged. Do not splash the result window with urine. Read the result after 5 minutes have passed but before 10 minutes have passed. A control line will appear and a test line will appear if you are having your LH surge. Price Band: $20-30 Medicine Classification: General Sale OVUPLAN SCOPE WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: 1 Saliva Ovulation Prediction Microscope. Active Ingredients: None. Approved Indications: Reusable mini-microscope that helps you monitor your cycle to predict the days you are most likely to become pregnant. Contraindications: The accuracy of this test will depend on how closely the instructions are followed. Precautions: None known. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Dip a clean finger into the pool of saliva under your tongue. Touch a full drop onto the surface of the lens on the white coloured side. Allow the sample to dry for 15 to 20 minutes. Hold the purple coloured side to your eye and look through thr lens towards a bright light source. Compare the images to the one sin yourresult chart (included in the box). This will tell you if you are in your fertile or non-fertile period. Price Band: $49.99 Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 255

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