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»» Foot Care - Fungal Infections SOLVEASY TINEA CREAM DOUGLAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Topical cream. Active Ingredients: Terbinafine hydrochloride 1%w/w. Approved Indications: Tinea, athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Seek medical advice in pregnancy or during breast feeding. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Clean and dry the affected area thoroughly. Apply SolvEasy Tinea Cream once daily to the affected area and the surrounding skin. For tinea use for ONE WEEK. If the infection is on the sole of your foot, use for 2-4 weeks. For thrush infections of the skin use for 1-2 weeks. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine »» Fungal Infections - Skin, Hair, Nails LAMISIL CREAM GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Cream: 15g tube. Active Ingredients: Terbinafine hydrochloride. Approved Indications: Treatment of tinea of the feet, body and groin region commonly known as athlete’s foot, ringworm and jock itch. Also useful to treat candida (yeast) infections of the skin. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to terbinafine or any of the excipients in the formulation. Precautions: External use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. Pregnancy and breastfeeding. Adverse Effects: Redness, itching or stinging may occasionally occur at the site of application. Refer to leaflet for further information Directions: Apply once daily. Athlete’s foot, jock itch and ringworm require once daily application for 1 week. Plantar/ Moccasin type tinea requires once daily application for 2 to 4 weeks. Cutaneous candidiasis requires once daily application for 1 to 2 weeks. Price Band: $15 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine LAMISIL DERM GEL GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Gel: 15g tube. Spray:15ml solution. Active Ingredients: Terbinafine hydrochloride. Approved Indications: Treatment of tinea of the feet, body and groin region commonly known as athlete’s foot, ringworm and jock itch. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to terbinafine or any of the excipients in the formulation. Precautions: External use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. Caution with use in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Use with caution in people with lesions that may be irritated by alcohol. Do not use on the face. Adverse Effects: Redness, itching or stinging occasionally occur at the site of application. Refer to leaflet for further information. Directions: Athlete’s foot, jock itch and ringworm require once daily application for 1 week. Price Band: $15 - $25 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine »» Fungal Nails RESTORANAIL AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Nail Solution, 15ml Active Ingredients: Poly-ureaurethane 16% in organic solvents Indications: Indicated for use with nail dystrophy and fungal nail infections Contraindications: Do not apply directly to deep, open or profusely bleeding wounds. Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Avoid breathing vapour. Do not swallow. Irritant. Avoid using near open flame and sources of ignition. Use in well ventilated areas. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Adverse Effects: May temporarily sting upon application. Should redness or other signs of irritation appear, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional. Directions: Apply once daily (preferably at bedtime) to all affected nails. Remove cap, dip applicator into bottle and wipe off excess solution on the lip of the bottle. Apply a thin layer of solution in even strokes to the whole affected nail. Allow to dry completely before applying dressings or clothing. Replace cap on bottle when not in use. Clean affected nails with nail polish remover once a week. Price Band: $70 and above Medicine Classification: Medical Device Page 238 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

»» Haemorrhoids PROCTOSEDYL SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Ointment 15g and 30g, Suppository 12. Active Ingredients: hydrocortisone 5mg, cinchocaine hydrochloride 5mg. Approved Indications: Relief from discomfort of haemorrhoids (piles). Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient and children under the age of 12. Precautions: Avoid use if you have an infection in the area of the anus. Consult a doctor if symptoms persist after 7 days. Adverse Effects: Mild burning sensation. Contact your healthcare professional if you notice a rash, difficulty breathing, or swelling of the face. Directions: Ointment - if the affected area is on the surface, use your finger to apply just enough ointment to cover the painful area. Suppository - insert the suppository gently into the rectum (back passage). Store suppositories in a refrigerator. Price Band: $10.00 - $15.00. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Proctosedyl 30g and suppositories are subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine »» Hay Fever FLIXONASE GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Nasal spray, 120 sprays. Active Ingredients: Fluticasone propionate 50mcg per spray. Approved Indications: For the prevention and treatment of seasonal and allergic rhinitis including hay fever. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to fluticasone propionate or any other of the ingredients. Precautions: Nosebleeds, nasal infection, pregnancy and lactation. Adverse Effects: Epistaxis, nasal dryness, nasal irritation, throat dryness, throat irritation, headache. Very rarely, hypersensitivity reactions, anaphylaxis/anaphylactic reactions, bronchospasm, skin rash, oedema of the face or tongue, glaucoma, raised intraocular pressure, cataract, nasal septal perforation. Directions: For adults 18 years and over two sprays in each nostril once daily. Price Band: $25.00-$30.00 Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine KI HAY FEVER MARTIN & PLEASANCE DISTRIBUTED BY BRANDFOLIO Presentation: Tablets: 30, 60s. Active Ingredients: Rhina-mp ® 2.88g, Astragalus membranaceus root 2.12g, Ginger 1.5g, Magnolia liliflora flower 1.5g, Quercetin 200mg Approved Indications: For the symptoms of hayfever and to enhance the immune system Contraindications: Not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Not suitable for children under 12 years of age unless directed by a healthcare practitioner. Precautions: Caution is advised in thyroid disease. Quercetin may possess anti-thyroid properties (experimental studies). Caution is advised when taking blood thinning medication due to the potential anti-platelet effect of Ginger. The level of Ginger thought to have this effect is well above that in the recommended daily dose of Ki Hayfever Control Formula. Adverse Effects: Not known Directions: 2 tablets daily. Preventative dose: 1 tablet daily 4 weeks prior to exposure to allergen. Maintenance: 1 tablet daily. May be taken ongoing to support immune function. The full effects of Ki Hayfever Control Formula should be felt after 3 weeks. Therefore when commencing Ki Hayfever Control Formula, other hayfever medications may be taken during these first few weeks. Price Band: $35.00-$50.00 Medicine Classification: General Sale Supplements TELFAST RANGE SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Tablet. 60mg (20 tabs), 120mg (10 & 30 tabs) and 180mg (10,30 & 50 tabs). Active Ingredients: Fexofenadine hydrochloride Approved Indications: 60mg: For the symptomatic relief of perennial allergic rhinitis and seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever). 120mg: For the symptomatic relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever). 180mg: For the symptomatic relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever), itchy skin rash and urticaria (hives). Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Pregnancy & lactation Adverse Effects: Occasional headache, drowsiness, nausea, fatigue and dizziness. Directions: Adults and children over 12. 60mg: 2 tablets daily as required, 120mg and 180mg: 1 tablet daily. Price Band: $20.00-$70.00 Subsidy Conditions: 60mg & 120mg partially reimbursed Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine Page 239

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