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Brand name: Tilade

Tilade is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) nedocromil. On this page you will find out more about Tilade, 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: nedocromil

Information for medicine and pack size:
Tilade CFC-Free 2 mg/actuation pressurised inhalation, 112 actuations

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

For the prophylactic treatment of mild to moderate persistent asthma in adults and frequent episodic asthma in children aged over two years, and for the prevention of bronchospasm provoked by exercise, cold air, inhaled allergens, atmospheric pollutants and other irritants.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance A metal can fitted with a plastic stemmed metering valve. The can and valve are free from corrosion. The residue after evaporation of the propellant is a yellow solid.
Dosage Form Inhalation, pressurised
Route of administration Inhalation
Medicine schedule
112 actuations: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Aerosol Can - Metered Dose
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 2 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

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