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Search medicine by active ingredient or brand name. Learn more about many types of medicines that are prescribed or recommended for treatment. Learn more about getting the most from your medicines.

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Medicine & side effects

(8 days ago) Medicine and side effects. Side effects, also called adverse reactions, are the unintended effects of a medicine. All medicines have possible side effects, but not everybody will experience them. When you are recommended a medicine, it's important to ask questions about …

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Medicines & brand names, explained

(8 days ago) Medicine names can be confusing, because each medicine has at least two names and sometimes more. Active ingredient. The active ingredient name is the name of the chemical in the medicine that makes it work. These active ingredient names are scientific and often quite difficult to remember and pronounce. Brand name

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Medicines for pain relief: what are the options

(9 days ago) The Consumer Medicine Information (CMI), often inside the medicine packet or box, is designed to inform you about prescription and pharmacist-only medicines. You can also ask your pharmacist or doctor to print it for you, or find it using our Medicine Finder.

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Consumer medicine information

(5 days ago) The name of your medicine is APO-Metoclopramide. It contains the active ingredient metoclopramide hydrochloride (as monohydrate). Metoclopramide works by blocking the action of a chemical in the brain which causes nausea and vomiting. It also acts in the stomach and upper intestine to …

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Understanding drug interactions

(4 days ago) The effects of combining alcohol and medicine depend on the type and dose of the medicine you are taking, the amount of alcohol you drink, and also on personal factors, such as genetics, gender and other health conditions. In general, women and older people are more likely to experience this kind of interaction, because alcohol affects them more.

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Consumer medicine information

(4 days ago) This medicine may cause tiredness, drowsiness, light-headedness, dizziness, fainting or seizures (fits) in some people, especially at the start of treatment. Seizures, drowsiness, fainting, muscle weakness may …

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Sumatran Tablets

(5 days ago) Sumatran 50 mg Tablets. Sumatriptan Sandoz 100 mg. Sumatriptan Sandoz 50 mg. 1 Name of Medicine. Sumatriptan succinate. 6.7 Physicochemical Properties. Sumatriptan. Chemical name: 3- [2- (dimethylamino)ethyl]- N -methyl-1 H -indole-5-methane sulphonamide. Molecular formula: C 14 H 21 N 3 O 2 S. MW: 295.4.

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Naprosyn Tablets

(5 days ago) Do not store NAPROSYN, or any other medicine, in a bathroom or near a sink. Do not leave it in the car or on window sills. Heat and dampness can destroy some medicines. Keep NAPROSYN where children cannot reach it. A locked cupboard at least one-and-a-half …

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Consumer medicine information

(2 days ago) 1 Name of Medicine. Active ingredient: alprazolam. 2 Qualitative and Quantitative Composition. Kalma tablets contain alprazolam, an anti-anxiety, benzodiazepine derivative chemically and pharmacologically related to other drugs of this class.

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Solian 100, 200 and 400

(3 days ago) - levodopa, a medicine used in Parkinson's disease - thioridazone, an antipsychotic - methadone, medicine used to treat pain or addiction; the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or the tablets do not look quite right. the expiry date on the pack has passed. Do not take Solian if you have or have had any of the following medical

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Ponstan capsules

(5 days ago) 7 Medicine Schedule (Poisons Standard) Pack of 20s: Schedule 2 (Pharmacy Medicine). Pack of 50s: Schedule 4 (Prescription Only Medicine). 6 Pharmaceutical Particulars. 6.1 List of Excipients. Lactose monohydrate, titanium dioxide, gelatin, brilliant blue FCF, iron …

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Consumer medicine information

(2 days ago) 1300 MEDICINE (1300 633 424) 1300 MEDICINE (1300 633 424) Calls triaged by healthdirect Australia Adverse Medicine Events Line Report a problem with medicines, medical devices or vaccines:

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Catapres 100 Tablets

(9 days ago) Each Catapres 100 tablet contains 36.1 mg of lactose monohydrate. For the full list of excipients, see Section 6.1 List of Excipients. 3 Pharmaceutical Form. Catapres 100 tablets are scored, white, compressed tablets, impressed with the symbol O1C/O1C on one side and the Boehringer Ingelheim symbol on the reverse side.

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APO-Diazepam Tablets

(9 days ago) This medicine is used to: treat anxiety disorders. Anxiety or tension associated with the normal stress of everyday life usually does not require treatment with medicines. stop muscle spasms and relax muscles. treat trembling, confusional states or anxiety associated with alcohol withdrawal.

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Consumer medicine information

(3 days ago) Epilim is a medicine used for the treatment of epilepsy in adults and children. Epilepsy is a condition where you have repeated seizures (fits). There are many different types of seizures, ranging from mild to severe. Epilim belongs to a group of medicines called anticonvulsants.

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Consumer medicine information

(5 days ago) Keep the medicine in a cool dry place where the temperature stays below 25°C. Do not store it or any other medicine in the bathroom, near a sink, or on a window-sill. Do not leave it in the car. Heat and damp can destroy some medicines. Keep it where children cannot reach it.

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Consumer medicine information

(3 days ago) Valium (diazepam) is a benzodiazepine derivative developed through original Roche research. Chemically, diazepam is 7 chloro 1,3 dihydro 1 methyl 5 phenyl 2H 1,4 benzodiazepin 2 one. It is a colourless crystalline compound, insoluble in water and has a …

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Consumer medicine information

(4 days ago) 1 Name of Medicine. Cefalexin monohydrate. 6.7 Physicochemical Properties. Keflex (cefalexin monohydrate) is a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic for oral administration.

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Consumer medicine information

(1 days ago) 1 Name of Medicine. Pheniramine maleate. 6.7 Physicochemical Properties. Pheniramine maleate is a white or almost white crystalline powder that is soluble in water (1 in 0.3), alcohol (1 in 2.5) and chloroform (1 in 1.5).

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Medicine costs: how to reduce them

(6 days ago) When a medicine is subsidised under the PBS, you pay a lower price for the medicine and the government pays the rest. Read more about how medicines are approved and about PBS subsidies. Applications for a medicine to be listed on the PBS are considered by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC).

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Nurofen Plus Tablets

(9 days ago) NUROFEN PLUS tablets contain the active ingredients Ibuprofen and Codeine phosphate. Ibuprofen belongs to a family of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). These medicines work by relieving pain and/or inflammation (swelling, redness, soreness) and fever.

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OxyContin Tablets Reformulated

(7 days ago) 1300 MEDICINE (1300 633 424) 1300 MEDICINE (1300 633 424) Calls triaged by healthdirect Australia Adverse Medicine Events Line Report a problem with medicines, medical devices or vaccines:

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Motilium Tablets

(5 days ago) MOTILIUM is an antiemetic and a prokinetic medicine. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger in the brain which causes the feeling of nausea and vomiting, as well as increasing the movement or contractions of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to …

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Diamicron 60 mg MR

(2 days ago) The medicine releases the active ingredient gliclazide progressively over 24 hours. What DIAMICRON 60 mg MR is used for. DIAMICRON 60 mg MR is used to control blood glucose (sugar) in patients with Type II diabetes mellitus. This type of diabetes is also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM), or maturity-onset diabetes).

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Consumer medicine information

(3 days ago) Keep your medicine where children cannot reach. A locked cupboard at least one-and-a-half metres above the ground is a good place to store medicines. Disposal. If your doctor tells you to stop taking this medicine or the expiry date has passed, ask your pharmacist what to do with any medicine that is left over. Product description What it looks

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Ozempic 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg

(1 days ago) The medicine in Ozempic® must not be frozen, or exposed to heat or direct sunlight. When you are not using the pen, keep the pen cap on in order to protect from light. Never use Ozempic® after the expiry date (EXP) printed on the pen label and carton.

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Consumer medicine information

(8 days ago) What Madopar is used for. The name of your medicine is Madopar. It contains two active ingredients called levodopa and benserazide. Madopar belongs to a group of medicines called antiparkinsonian agents and is used for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Antiparkinsonian agents work on …

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Consumer medicine information

(3 days ago) This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription. There is no evidence that Zoloft is addictive. Before you take ZOLOFT When you must not take it. Do not take Zoloft if you have an allergy to: any medicine containing sertraline; any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet. Some of the symptoms of an allergic reaction

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Consumer medicine information

(4 days ago) This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription. This medicine is not expected to affect your ability to drive a car or operate machinery. Use in Children. There is not enough information to recommend the use of this medicine in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years. Before you take Eliquis When you must not take it

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Consumer medicine information

(2 days ago) The name of this medicine is Movicol Lemon-Lime Flavour. Each sachet contains: Macrogol 3350 - 13.125g. Sodium chloride - 350.7 mg. Sodium bicarbonate - 178.5 mg. Potassium chloride - 46.6 mg. When it is made into a drink with 125 mL of water, each sachet gives the equivalent of: Sodium - 65 mmol/L. Chloride - 53 mmol/L.

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Consumer medicine information

(5 days ago) Pradaxa contains the active substance dabigatran etexilate (as dabigatran etexilate mesilate). After oral use, dabigatran etexilate is rapidly converted in the body to its active form dabigatran. It belongs to a group of medicines called anticoagulants. Some people …

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Consumer medicine information

(4 days ago) Keep your medicine in a cool dry place where the temperature stays below 25°C. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Keep your tablets in their packaging until it is time to take them. If you take them out of the carton box, and blister or foil pack, they may not keep well. Do not store ZALDIAR or any other medicine in the bathroom or near a sink.

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Astrix 100 Capsules

(8 days ago) If you have any concerns about taking this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Keep this leaflet with the medicine. You may need to read it again. What ASTRIX is used for. ASTRIX 100 mg capsules is a low dose formulation of aspirin. It is different to regular or extra strength aspirin formulas that are used for pain and headache relief.

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Consumer medicine information

(5 days ago) If you have any concerns about taking this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Keep this leaflet with the medicine. You may need to read it again. WHAT ANDROCUR IS USED FOR. Androcur is an anti-androgen medicine. Androgens such as testosterone are natural male sex hormones which are also produced, to a slight extent, in females.

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Consumer medicine information

(4 days ago) In Australia, any unused medicine or waste material should be disposed of by taking to your local pharmacy. 6.7 Physicochemical Properties Rosuvastatin calcium is an amorphous solid, which is slightly soluble in water (7.8 mg/mL at 37°C) and has a pKa of 4.6.

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Ramipril AN Tablets

(8 days ago) have had an allergy to Ramipril AN or any other medicine containing ramipril, or any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet. Symptoms of an allergic reaction may include skin rash, itchiness, shortness of breath, swelling of the face, lips or tongue, abdominal pain, muscle pain or …

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Amoxycillin Sandoz Tablets

(5 days ago) 1 Name of Medicine. Amoxicillin trihydrate. 6.7 Physicochemical Properties. The chemical name of amoxicillin trihydrate is (2S,5R,6R)-6-[(R)-2-amino-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl) acetamido]-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo [3.2.0] heptane-2-carboxylic acid trihydrate.Its molecular formula is C 16 H 19 N 3 O 5 S.3H 2 O (Molecular Weight: 419.4). It is slightly soluble in water and in ethanol (96%

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Consumer medicine information

(Just Now) Do not store SEVIKAR or any other medicine in the bathroom or near a sink. Do not leave it on a windowsill or in the car on hot days. Heat and dampness can destroy some medicines. Keep it where children cannot reach it. A locked cupboard at least one-and-a-half metres above the ground is a good place to store medicines.

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Coversyl 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg

(5 days ago) The combined use of an ACE inhibiting medicine (ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker), an anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID or COX-2 inhibitor) and a thiazide diuretic increases the risk of renal impairment. This includes use in fixed-combination products.

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Consumer medicine information

(2 days ago) The pH value of the ready-to-use solution is 4.25 (4.05-4.45). Intragam 10 contains 2.25 g of glycine in each 100 mL as a stabiliser which is a physiological non-essential amino acid. Intragam 10 does not contain a carbohydrate stabiliser (e.g. sucrose, maltose) and contains no preservative.

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Consumer medicine information

(4 days ago) This medicine contains lactose (a type of sugar). If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine. Do not take this medicine after the expiry date printed on the pack or if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.

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