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TRAVACALM TRAVEL BAND

TRAVACALM TRAVEL BAND WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: One pair of wrist bands Active Ingredients: None Approved Indications: Relieves nausea due to motion, pregnancy, anaesthesia and chemotherapy, drug-free, no drowsiness Contraindications: The travel band must be worn on the Nei-Kuan point. Use at any other location will not relieve nausea. Precautions: If skin irritation occurs, remove band and seek advice from a medical professional. Individuals with a known circulation problem should consult a physician before use. The button on the band can be a choking hazard if removed. Adverse Effects: None known Directions: The Nei-Kuan point is located underneath your first finger in between the 2 wrist tendons. Position the button facing inward over the Nei-Kuan point on both wrists. Price Band: $20 Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Urticaria (Hives) TELFAST 180 SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Tablet: 180mg (10,30 & 50 tabs). Active Ingredients: Fexofenadine hydrochloride Approved Indications: 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: one tablet daily. Price Band: $20.00-$70.00 Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine TELFAST ORAL LIQUID SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Oral liquid 150ml bottle. 30mg/5ml. Active Ingredients: Fexofenadine hydrochloride. Approved Indications: Relief of the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever), perennial allergic rhinitis and urticaria (hives). Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Precautions: Pregnancy & lactation. Adverse Effects: Occasional headache, drowsiness, nausea, fatigue and dizziness. Directions: 6-23 months for itchy skin/hives: 2.5ml twice daily as required. 2-11 year for itchy skin/hives & hay fever allergies: 5ml twice daily as required. Price Band: $25 Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine »» Vaginal Health LACTIGEL TE ARAI BIOFARMA Presentation: 7 x 5g single use intravaginal gel applicators. Active Ingredients: Lactic acid (5%), also contains thymol, glycogen. Indications: Lactigel immediately restores vaginal pH to normal levels. The vaginal environment pH can be disrupted due to bacterial or fungal infections, antibiotic use, post menstruation and during menopause. Contraindications: Previous hypersensitivity to Lactigel ingredients. Precautions: If vaginal symptoms continue see your healthcare professional. Adverse Effects: Some people may experience minor discomfort on application that quickly subsides. Directions: Use Clinically Proven, Non-antibiotic Lactigel for Maintenance: Insert the contents of one Lactigel single use applicator (5g) after likely disruption to vaginal environment pH (see above), and Acute use: Insert the contents of one Lactigel single use applicator (5g) at bedtime for 7 nights. Price Band: $26.00-$32.00 Medicine Classification: Medical Device Page 266 HEALTHCARE HANDBOOK 2017-2018 OTC Products

»» Vitamins & Dietary Supplements MACU-VISION BLACKMORES Presentation: Tablets 90s. Film coated. Active Ingredients: Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) 250 mg, zinc oxide 49.8 mg (equivalent to zinc 40 mg), alpha tocopheryl acid succinate (vitamin E) 165 mg (equivalent to 200 IU), cupric oxide 1.25 mg (equivalent to copper 1 mg). Approved Indications: An antioxidant formula for eye health based on the AREDS research. May help to provide important nutrients to the macular region of the eye, defend against free radical damage to the retina, including the macular region and lens of the eye and maintain overall eye health. Contraindications: Not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Not recommended for children under 18. Precautions: Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, separate doses by at least two hours. Contains zinc, which may be dangerous when taken in large amounts or for a long period. Adverse Effects: May occasionally cause gastric irritation if taken without food. Directions: Take one tablet a day with your main meal. Price Band: 49.99 Subsidy Conditions: N/A Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Warts WARTIE WART REMOVER WILSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS LTD Presentation: Chemical cylinder. Active Ingredients: Contains Dimethylether. Approved Indications: A freezing treatment for warts and verrucas. Contraindications: None known. Precautions: Keep out of reach of children. Pressurised container; may burst if heated. Do not pierce or burn. Keep away from heat/sparks/ open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking. Always read the enclosed leaflet before using the product. Consult a doctor if you suffer from poor circulation or are diabetic. Adverse Effects: None known. Directions: Remove the cap and place on a flat surface holding it by the collar. Firmly hold the collar between thumb and index finger, twist the cone in a clockwise direction and firmly push down on the cone for 3 seconds until you hear a hissing sound. Wait for 2 seconds whilst the metal tip freezes. Apply frozen tip to the wart for 20 seconds or 40 seconds for a verruca. Price Band: $20 - $30 Subsidy Conditions: Not subsidised Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine »» Weight Loss SYNETRIM ® SLIM GOOD HEALTH NZ PRODUCTS (DISTRIBUTED BY BRANDFOLIO) Presentation: Capsules 60 Active Ingredients: (per capsule) standardised herbal extracts equivalent to dry: Cissus quadrangularis (Synetrim ® ) stem and leaf (phytogenic ketosterones - 3.75mg), Camellia sinensis (Green Tea) leaf (catechins - 17.5mg), Coffea canephorea (Green Coffee Bean) seed (chlorogenic acids - 22.5mg). Other ingredients: chromium (from yeast - high chromium) iodine (from potassium iodide). Approved Indications: A multi-action, all-in-one formula for effective weight management. Supports six key actions: 1. Triple absorption blocker (dietary fats, carbs and sugar) 2. Healthy fat metabolism 3. Mood balance 4. Healthy cholesterol 5. Appetite & craving management 6. Blood sugar balance. Contraindications: Not suitable for children and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Precautions: Diabetics should monitor themselves as blood sugar levels may be altered (lowered). Weight management products should be used in conjunction with a balanced diet, exercise programme and lifestyle changes. Advise taking 2 hours away from fat soluble vitamins or healthy oils like omega-3 fish oil and evening primrose oil. Adverse Effects: None known Directions: Take 1 capsule, twice daily before your two largest meals. Price Band: $25.00-$37.00 Medicine Classification: General Sale »» Wound Care BETADINE ANTISEPTIC SANOFI CONSUMER HEALTHCARE Presentation: Ointment: 25g & 65g Tube; Liquid: 15mL & 100mL; Liquid Spray 75mL. Active Ingredients: Povidone-iodine. Approved Indications: Minor cuts and abrasions and the treatment and prevention of minor skin infections. Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to povidone-iodine Precautions: External use only. Pregnancy & lactation. May affect thyroid tests. Adverse Effects: Skin irritation, redness. Directions: Apply directly to the affected area, 2-3 times daily as required Price Band: $8-$20 Medicine Classification: General Sale Page 267

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