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STREPSILS PLUS LOZENGES

STREPSILS PLUS LOZENGES RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Lozenge, 16s, 36s. Active Ingredients: Dichlorobenzyl alcohol 1.2mg, amylmetacresol 0.6mg, lignocaine hydrochloride 10mg. Approved Indications: Antibacterial and anaesthetic treatment for sore throats and mouth infections. Anaesthetic numbs the throat. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to local anaesthetic or to any ingredient. Precautions: Care when consuming hot foods or liquids after taking. Adverse Effects: Taste disturbances, hypersensitivity reactions (rare). Directions: Adults and children over 6 years: 1 lozenge every two hours as required. Do not exceed 8 lozenges in 24 hours. Price Band: Under $10 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale STREPSILS SOOTHING HONEY AND LEMON LOZENGES RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Lozenge, 36s. Also available in orange and strawberry sugar free. 16s, 36s. Active Ingredients: Dichlorobenzyl alcohol 1.2mg, amylmetacresol 0.6mg. Approved Indications: Antibacterial treatment for sore throats and mouth infections. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredients. Precautions: Sugar free only: contains isomalt and maltitol - excessive consumption may have a laxative effect. Adverse Effects: Side effects extremely rare. Directions: 1 lozenge every 2-3 hours. Price Band: Under $10 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale STREPSILS SORE THROAT & BLOCKED NOSE RECKITT BENCKISER (NZ) LTD Presentation: Lozenge, 16s, 36s. Active Ingredients: Dichlorobenzyl alcohol 1.2mg, amylmetacresol 0.6mg. Approved Indications: Gentle, warming sensation. Antibacterial treatment for sore throats and mouth infections. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredients. Precautions: Not suitable for children under 6 years. Adverse Effects: Side effects extremely rare. Directions: 1 lozenge every 2-3 hours. Price Band: Under $10 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Strains and Sprains VOLTAREN EMULGEL GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Tube 20g, 50g, 100g, 150g Active Ingredients: Diclofenac diethylammonium 1.16% w/w. Approved Indications: For short term (up to 2 weeks) local symptomatic treatment of the following musculoskeletal inflammatory conditions; acute soft-tissue injuries, including sprains, strains, tendinitis and sports injuries and localised forms of soft tissue rheumatism including tendinitis and bursitis. Contraindications: Known hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Patients whom attacks of asthma, urticaria, or acute rhinitis are precipitated by aspirin or other NSAIDs. Last trimester of pregnancy. Precautions: Only apply to intact and healthy skin, avoid eyes and mucous membranes. Not to be taken by mouth. Should not be used with occlusive dressing. Pregnancy or breastfeeding. Patients with a history of or active gastro-intestinal ulceration or bleeding, or severe renal impairment. The likelihood of systemic side effects occurring following topical diclofenac is small compared with oral diclofenac. However, the possibility of systemic side effects cannot be excluded, particularly when applied to relatively large areas of skin or for periods longer than 3 weeks. Do not give to children under 12 years of age. Adverse Effects: Rash, eczema, erythema, dermatitis, pruritus. For less common adverse reactions see pack Insert. Directions: Adults and children ≥ 12 years: Apply to affected area up to 4 times a day. Do not use for more than 2 weeks except on medical advice Price Band: $10 - $35 (Price varies with pack size) Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 264 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

»» Sun Care HAMILTON SUNSCREEN WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Lotion. Active Ingredients: Octyl Salicylate, homosalate, butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, octocrylene. Approved Indications: SPF50+ very high protection sunscreen. Dry Touch formula, UVA/UVB broad spectrum and 4-hours water-resistant. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: For external use only. Not to be swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue if signs of irritation or rash appear. Use on children under 6 months of age on doctors’ advice. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Apply generously 20 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply every 4 hours and after swimming, heavy perspiration, or toweling. Price Band: $15 - $40 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale SUNSENSE SENSITIVE INVISIBLE DOUGLAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD Presentation: Lotion SPF 50+, 75g and 200g. Active Ingredients: (w/w): Zinc Oxide 15%. Contains no chemical absorbers. Approved Indications: Protection against sunburn and sun damage for sensitive skin. For face and body. Paediatrician tested. 4-hour water-resistant. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: External use only. Avoid eyes. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Apply to clean, dry skin prior to sun exposure. Reapply every 4 hours. Price Band: $18 - $30 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Travel (Motion) Sickness AVOMINE SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: 10 tablets. Active Ingredients: Promethazine theoclate (25 mg). Approved Indications: Prevention and treatment of motion sickness. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to promethazine, patients with CNS depression or within 14 days of taking MAOIs. Precautions: Care in asthma, respiratory disease, severe coronary artery disease, narrow angle glaucoma, epilepsy, hepatic or renal insufficiency. Avoid during pregnancy and lactation. Avoid driving or using machinery. Adverse Effects: Drowsiness, blurred vision, gastrointestinal upset. Directions: Adults and children over 10 years. Prevention: 1 tablet each night at bedtime commencing on the night before a long journey. For short journeys: 1 tablet to be taken 1 to 2 hours before the journey commences. Treatment: 1 tablet followed by a second tablet the same evening and a third tablet on the following evening. Price Band: $10 - $20 and over Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine 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. 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 Page 265

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

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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 Pain and Baby Teething Pa

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    Constipation Constipation is the te

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    Contraception & Sexual Wellbeing Co

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    Contraception: Emergency Emergency

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    Coughs: Productive Coughs are consi

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    Cystitis [Bladder Infection] Cystit

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    Eyes: Contact Lenses Contact lenses

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    Fever What is fever Fever is define

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    Foot Care Common foot problems incl

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    Hay Fever Hay fever (also called in

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    Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is th

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    Period Pain and Endometriosis Perio

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    Poisonings Any substance that has t

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    Pregnancy Tests and Supplements Hom

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    Preventive Health There are certain

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    Sleep Problems and Snoring Sleep is

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    Smoking Cessation Almost 5000 New Z

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    Sun Care Sunburn Sunburn occurs fro

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    Urinary Incontinence Urinary incont

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    NZ Support Groups New Zealand AIDS

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