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»» Acne CRYSTADERM

»» Acne CRYSTADERM CREAM AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Cream: 10g, 15g, 25g tube. Active Ingredients: Hydrogen peroxide 1% w/w. Approved Indications: Treatment and prevention of minor skin infections such as acne, cuts, scrapes, burns or school sores. Contraindications: Known hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Use under medical guidance in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Avoid contact with the eyes. Do not use in the presence of iodine, permanganate and any other strong oxidising agents. Adverse Effects: Mild sensation of burning may be experienced for a short time after application. Directions: After cleansing the area, apply cream 2-3 times daily on affected area. A dry film will appear on the skin after application, which can be washed off with water. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over (Price varies with pack size). Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Fully subsidised (15g only) Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Allergies PHENERGAN SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Tablet: 10mg & 25mg (50 tabs). Elixir: 100mL 5mg/5mL. Active Ingredients: Promethazine hydrochloride. Approved Indications: Symptomatic treatment of allergic conditions. A pre-anaesthetic for prevention and control of postoperative nausea/vomiting, anti-emetic action and anti-secretory effect. Prevention of motion sickness. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient, patients with CNS depression or within 14 days of taking MAOIs. Potential for central, peripheral apnoea, reduced arousal in children, not suitable for under 2 years. Precautions: Pregnancy & lactation. Care in asthma, bronchitis or bronchiectasis, severe coronary artery disease, narrow angle glaucoma, epilepsy hepatic or renal insufficiency. Avoid driving or using machinery. Adverse Effects: Drowsiness, headaches, nightmares, disorientation, photosensitivity, blurred vision, dry mouth. Directions: Dosage: Allergy: Child 2-5 years: 5-15mg/day; 6-12 years: 10-25mg/day; Adults: 25-75mg up to 2-3 times per day. Dosage: Sedative (under advice of doctor or pharmacist only; limit use to 7 days): child 2-12 years: prescription only, consult a doctor. Adults: 25-75mg. One night-time dose. Dosage: Nausea and vomiting, prevention of motion sickness (take night before journey, repeat 6-8 hours if required): 6-12 years: 10mg; Over 12 years: 25mg. For full dosage instructions, please refer to the datasheet Price Band: $20.00 - $25.00 Medicine Classification: Pharmacist Only »» Baby Feeding LANSINOH WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Tube, 15g, 50g. Active Ingredients: Contains 100% Lansinoh - hypoallergenic ultra pure anhydrous lanolin (USP modified lanolin). Indications: Soothes, heals and protects sore nipples. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: None known. Safe to use on even the most sensitive skin or where infant ingestion may occur. Adverse Effects: No (0%) allergic reactions reported in a clinical trial conducted with a lanolin-sensitive population. Directions: During breastfeeding: For treatment of sore nipples apply over the whole area of sore or damaged skin after every feed and as needed. If the skin is cracked or very abraded, a thick layer enables faster healing. Does not need to be removed before breastfeeding. Sore and damaged nipples commonly indicate a problem with the way the baby is attached to the breast when feeding. If the problem persists, consult a breastfeeding specialist. During pregnancy: May also be used to condition the nipples prior to breastfeeding by applying twice daily to ease dryness and to promote healthy, supple skin. Beyond breastfeeding: Use on dry or cracked skin, nappy rash, and on minor cuts, burns and abrasions to soothe, protect and promote healing. Price Band: $15 - $35 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale LANSINOH RANGE WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: A range of breastfeeding products, including hot/cold therapy packs, breast milk storage bags and nursing pads. Active Ingredients: Not applicable Approved Indications: Not applicable Contraindications: None known Precautions: None known Adverse Effects: None known Directions: Lansinoh Therapearl 3 in 1 Breast Therapy hot and cold reusable treatment gel packs encourage let-down and help relieve symptoms of engorgement and mastitis. They are microwaveable and can be used alone or with a breast pump. Lansinoh Breastmilk Storage Bags are strong and leak-proof, with a double-sealed closure and double-sealed seams. Pre-sterilised with a pour spout for convenience. Lansinoh Ultra Thin, Stay Dry Nursing Pads are secure, discreet and super soft for maximum comfort, and have a super absorbent Blue Lock core to quickly absorb moisture. Use as required. Price Band: $10.00-$30.00 Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 220 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

NUK RUMINA NATURAL CARE LTD Presentation: A range of nursing products, including pumps, breast shells, nipple shields, nursing pads and breast milk containers and bags. Plus orthodontic shaped teats and soothers, glass and BPA-free polypropylene bottles, accessories and specialized MedicPro products, such as cleft palate teats. Active Ingredients: Not applicable. Approved Indications: Not applicable. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: None known. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Use as required Price Band: $5 - $170 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Bites and Stings ANTHISAN CREAM SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Tube, 25g. Active Ingredients: Mepyramine maleate 2%. Approved Indications: Symptomatic relief of insect bites, stings and nettle rash. Contraindications: Eczematous conditions or extensively broken skin. Precautions: External use only, not for prolonged use. Adverse Effects: Skin sensitisation rarely occurs. Directions: Apply directly to the affected area 2-3 times daily for up to 3 days. Early application is essential for optimum response. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale STINGOSE ASPEN PHARMACARE Presentation: Gel, spray. Active Ingredients: Aluminium Sulphate 20%w/v. Approved Indications: Calms and soothes the pain, itch and swelling of bites and stings. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: External use only. Always take normal first aid precautions such as the use of ice and water. Do not pre-treat with methylated spirits. In serious cases, seek medical advice. Keep out of eyes. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Apply immediately to affected area. Re-apply as necessary. Price Band: $10 - $15 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Bruises, Scars, Spider Veins 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 Page 221

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