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PREGNOSIS EARLY PREGNANCY TEST DIP & READ WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Dip & read early pregnancy tests. Active Ingredients: Not applicable. Approved Indications: Early pregnancy test. 99% accurate, detects pregnancy hormones as low as 25IU/L normally reached by the first day of the missed period. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: Fertility drugs containing HCG may give a false positive result. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Collect urine sample in the container supplied. Slide foam ring supplied in the pack onto the test strip. Float the strip in the urine sample. After 1 minute the result will be visible. Price Band: $5 - $15 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale PREGNOSIS IN STREAM EARLY PREGNANCY TEST WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: 1 and 3 Mid Stream Pregnancy Tests. Approved Indications: Early Pregnancy test, over 99% accurate. Used any time of the day and you can test 7 to 10 days after conception. Can detect hormone levels as low as 25 IU/L. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: Fertility drugs containing HCG may give a false positive result. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Remove test device from foil envelope. Remove cap. Hold the test device by the grip with the exposed absorbent tip pointing directly into urine stream for at least 10 seconds or thoroughly wet. After removing from the urine immediately replace cap, lay the test on a flat surface with the result area facing upwards. Read the result at 3 minutes if no coloured line appears wait one minute longer. Do not read result after 10 minutes. Price Band: $10-$20 Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Preventive Health TURMERIC 15800 COMPLEX GOOD HEALTH NZ PRODUCTS (DISTRIBUTED BY BRANDFOLIO) Presentation: capsules; 30s, 60s. Active Ingredients: Active Ingredients: (per capsule) extract equivalent to dry, curcuma longa (turmeric) rhizome dry 15800mg, equivalent to curcuminoids 600mg, boswellia serrata gum (Boswellia) 100mg; zingiber officinale rhizome (ginger) 100mg; withania somnifera root (ashwagandha) 100mg. Extract: Bioperine® (Black Pepper) 6mg. Approved Indications: Natural anti-inflammatory. For joint aches and pains and Gastro-intestinal health. 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. May take up to 1 capsule 3 x daily if needed but start at lower dose first and build up. Price Band: $35.00-$60.00 Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Psoriasis COCO-SCALP AFT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Ointment, 40g tube. Active Ingredients: Coal tar solution 12.0% w/w, sulphur for external use 4.0% w/w, salicylic acid 2.0% w/w. Approved Indications: For treatment of common scaly skin disorders of the scalp such as psoriasis, eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis and dandruff. Contraindications: Known sensitivity to any ingredients, in the presence of acute local infections or acute pustular psoriasis. Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes - wash hands immediately after use. Stop use if irritation develops. If symptoms persist after 4 weeks, consult a doctor. Use during pregnancy/breastfeeding at physician’s discretion. Not recommended in children under 6 years. Children 6-12 years: Use under medical supervision only. Adverse Effects: Skin irritation, folliculitis and rarely, photosensitivity. Directions: Adults and children over 12 years: Mild dandruff - use intermittently as adjunctive treatment, about once a week. Psoriasis, eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis and severe dandruff - use daily for 3-7 days until improvement. Intermittent repeated applications may be necessary to maintain improvement. Affected area should be treated and shampooed off, using warm water, approximately 1 hour later. Price Band: $10 - $20. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Fully subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 256 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

PINETARSOL DOUGLAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Liquid: 100ml, 200ml, 500ml, 1 litre. Gel: 100g. Bar, 100g. Active Ingredients: Pine tar. Approved Indications: Soap alternative. Relief of red and itchy skin conditions. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes, avoid exposure to sun, may stain clothing. External use only. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Add 15-30ml of liquid to a tepid bath. Price Band: Under $10 - $20 (Price varies with pack size). Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: 500ml, 1 litre liquid only Medicine Classification: General Sale QV SKIN LOTION DOUGLAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Lotion, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre. Cream, 100g, 250g. Bath oil, 200ml, 250ml, 1 litre. Wash, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre. Bar, 100g. Gentle Wash, 250ml, 500ml, 1 litre. Intensive shower pack, 240ml. Intensive moisturiser, 450g. Active Ingredients: Variety of emollient ingredients. Lanolin and perfume-free, pH adjusted. Approved Indications: Cleanser and moisturiser for normal to dry and sensitive skin. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: For external use only. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Apply cream and lotion as required. Use wash and bar as soap substitutes. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over. Available on Pharmaceutical Schedule Subsidy Conditions: Lotion 250ml only, part charge Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Sexual Wellbeing – Lubrication ANIME LUBRICANT 50ML PHOENIX MEDCARE LIMITED Presentation: Tube 50ml Active Ingredients: Hyaluronic acid sodium and lactic acid Indications: Intimate lubricant and moisturiser for external temporary use for intercourse or for woman with vaginal dryness caused by breast feeding, menopause, stress or other factors. Contraindications: Allergy or known side effects to an ingredient in the product Precautions: Not a contraceptive device Adverse Effects: Low risk of side effects. If discomfort is experienced discontinue use. Directions: Apply the desired amount of gel directly or with fingers. Price Band: $15.99 Medicine Classification: Medical Device DUREX PERFECT GLIDE RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Lubricant 50ml. Active Ingredients: Silicone. Indications: Vaginal lubricant. Contraindications: Known allergy to the active ingredient. Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid use if pregnant or breast-feeding. Adverse Effects: Refer to packaging. Directions: Refer to packaging. Price Band: $10.00 - $20.00 Medicine Classification: Medical Device. Vaginal lubricant Page 257

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

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    Asthma and COPD CONTINUING OTC EDUC

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    Acne Acne is a common skin problem

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    Allergies An allergy occurs when th

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    Asthma and COPD Asthma New Zealand

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    Baby Feeding Breastfeeding is best

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    Bruises, Scars, Spider Veins Bruise

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    Childhood Diseases and Immunisation

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    Childhood Diseases and Immunisation

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    Childhood Pain and Baby Teething Pa

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    Contraception & Sexual Wellbeing Co

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    Contraception: Emergency Emergency

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    Hay Fever Hay fever (also called in

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    Iron Deficiency Iron is an essentia

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    Period Pain and Endometriosis Perio

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    Sleep Problems and Snoring Sleep is

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    Smoking Cessation Almost 5000 New Z

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    Strains and Sprains Sprains and str

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    Chapter References (continued) Diar

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    Chapter References (continued) Gord

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    Significant learning opportunity: W

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