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Brand name: Loniten TM
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Active ingredients: minoxidil
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 1 JANUARY 1991 : Indicated as adjunctive therapy in adults with severe refractory hypertension which has failed to respond to extensive multiple therapy. When used in combination with an accompanying diuretic and beta-blocker, minoxidil (LONITEN) has been shown to reverse encephalopathy and retinopathy in severe hypertensives.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White, circular, half oval, scored tablet marked "10" on the obverse side and "U/137" on the reverse side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2023. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient minoxidil
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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