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Brand name: Panadol Cold and Flu TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol + pseudoephedrine + dextromethorphan, paracetamol

What it is used for

For the temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with cold & flu symptoms such as headache, sore throat, backache, body aches or muscular aches and fever.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A pale yellow, free-flowing hetergoenous soluble powder with an odour of lemon

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredients: paracetamol

These medicines are generally considered safe during pregnancy if they are taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

For the active ingredients: paracetamol + pseudoephedrine + dextromethorphan

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking these medicines. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of these medicines during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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