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Brand name: Refresh Night Time

Refresh Night Time is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) paraffin. On this page you will find out more about Refresh Night Time, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: paraffin

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