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»» Irritable Bowel Syndrome GASTRO-SOOTHE AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Tablet, 20s. Active Ingredients: Hyoscine butylbromide 10mg. Approved Indications: Muscle spasm of the gastrointestinal tract. Contraindications: Myasthenia gravis, megacolon and in patients who have demonstrated prior sensitivity to the product. Precautions: Not recommended for children less than 6 years. Should be administered with caution in patients susceptible to narrow angle glaucoma, intestinal or urinary outlet obstruction, and those inclined to tachycardia. Adverse Effects: Anticholinergic effects (eg, dry mouth, visual disturbances, urinary retention). Rarely, dyspnoea, dizziness, hypotension, flushing. Directions: Adults and children over 6 years: 20mg 4 times a day. Tablets should be swallowed whole with fluid. Price Band: $10 - $20 Subsidy Conditions: Fully subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacist Only MINTEC WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Tablets, 20s, 60s. Active Ingredients: Peppermint oil. Indications: Natural relief of symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort, cramping, wind. Contraindications: Mintec may cause heartburn. Very rarely, patients may be allergic to Mintec. Precautions: If symptoms do not improve, contact your doctor. If you suffer from heartburn, Mintec may make this symptom worse. Mintec is not recommended for children or for use during pregnancy, unless on the advice of a doctor. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Take 1 capsule 3 times daily. Take Mintec 30 minutes before meals with a little water. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over (Price varies with pack size) Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Menopause - Symptomatic Relief HARMONY MENOPAUSE MARTIN & PLEASANCE DISTRIBUTED BY BRANDFOLIO Presentation: Tablets 60, 120s. Active Ingredients: Rehmannia glutinosa root 1.2g, Vitex agnus-castus fruit 100mg, Angelica polymorpha root 200mg, Dioscorea opposita root 200mg, Paeonia lactiflora root 200mg, Bupleurum falcatum root 200mg, calcium amino acid chelate 50mg, magnesium amino acid chelate 50mg, cholecalciferol 2.5mcg, calcium hydrogen phosphate 350mg. Approved Indications: For relief of symptoms related to menopause such as hot flushes, night sweats, fatigue, irritability, sleeplessness and muscle aches. Contraindications: Not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Also, not recommended if taking contraceptives or Hormone Replacement Therapy. Precautions: Caution is advised when taking blood thinning medication due to the blood-thinning properties from Paeonia lactiflora root. Adverse Effects: None known Directions: 1-2 tablets per day Price Band: $35.00-60.00 Medicine Classification: General Sale Supplement »» Migraine 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 250 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

»» Muscular Aches & Pains MAXIGESIC AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Tablets: 10s, 16s, 32s, 50s, 100s. Active Ingredients: Paracetamol 500mg & ibuprofen 150mg. Approved Indications: For relief of pain and reduction of fever and inflammation. For use in headache, toothache, arthritis, rheumatic pain, migraine headache, dental procedures, tennis elbow, aches and pains associated with cold and flu, tension headache, backache, period pain, sinus pain, sore throat, and muscular pain. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Existing peptic ulceration or other stomach disorders, asthma, impaired kidney function or heart failure. Urticaria or rhinitis associated with aspirin or other NSAIDS, pregnancy except on Doctors advice. Do not use in the last 3 months of pregnancy. Precautions: Do not combine with any other paracetamol or ibuprofen containing medications. Do not exceed the recommended dose. Adverse Effects: Nausea, dyspepsia, rash, constipation, dizziness, GI bleeding (rare at OTC dose). Hepatic dysfunction and papillary necrosis may occur. Directions: Adults & children over 12 years: Take 1 or 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours as required up to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours. Not recommended for children under 12 years old. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over (Price varies with pack size) Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale (10s, 16s) Pharmacy Only (32s, 50s, 100s) TIGER BALM OIL WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Oil. Active Ingredients: Menthol 10%, Camphor 9%, Cajuput Oil 7%, Mint Oil, 6%, Clove Bud Oil 5%. Approved Indications: Provides temporary relief for aches and pains of muscles and joints, arthritis, rheumatism and backaches. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredients. Precautions: External use only, avoid contact with eyes. Can be fatal to children if swallowed. Adverse Effects: Possible skin irritation. Directions: Apply to the affected area 3 or 4 times daily. Price Band: $15 - $25 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale TIGER BALM RED STRENGTH OINTMENT WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Ointment. Active Ingredients: camphor 11%, menthol 10%, cajuput oil 7%, mint oil 6%, clove bud oil 5%, cassia oil 5%. Approved Indications: For temporary relief of muscular aches and pains of muscles and joints, arthritis, rheumatism and backaches. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredients. Precautions: Not to be taken orally, can be fatal to children if sucked or swallowed. Not to be used on infants under 2 years of age. Avoid contact with eyes. Adverse Effects: Possible skin irritation. Directions: Apply to affected areas 3 to 4 times daily. Rub gently in circular motion. Price Band: $10 - $15 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale TIGER BALM WHITE REGULAR STRENGTH OINTMENT WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Ointment. Active Ingredients: Mint oil 16%, cajuput Oil 13%, camphor 11%, menthol 8%, clove bud oil 1.5%. Approved Indications: For temporary relief of muscular aches and pains of muscles and joints, arthritis, rheumatism and backaches. Can also be used to relieve the nasal congestion of colds by inhalation. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredients. Precautions: Not to be taken orally, can be fatal to children if sucked or swallowed. Not to be used on infants under 2 years of age. Avoid contact with eyes. Adverse Effects: Possible skin irritation. Directions: Apply to affected areas 3 to 4 times daily. Rub in gently in a circular motion. For the relief of nasal congestion place Tiger Balm on a tissue beside head or rub into throat and chest. Price Band: $10 - $15 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 251

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    Index Common Disorders Acne--------

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