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Brand name: Demazin 6 Hour

Demazin 6 Hour is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) pseudoephedrine + chlorphenamine. On this page you will find out more about Demazin 6 Hour, 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: pseudoephedrine + chlorphenamine

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Demazin 6 Hour uncoated tablet, 12

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What this medicine is for

Relief of upper respiratory mucosal congestion and hypersecretion accompanying conditions such as the common cold, nasal allergy, hayfever and sinusitis.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance A round, convex, uniform blue tablet plain on one side and score line on the other.

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Dosage Form Tablet, uncoated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
12 tablets: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
4 tablets (sample): Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Blister Pack
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Moisture
Life time 2 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

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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Demazin Sinus/Sinus 12 hour (controlled release) | myVMC

Relief of nasal congestion associated with acute and chronic rhinitis, common cold and sinusitisCause constriction of dilated nasal vessels, therefore reducing tissue swelling and nasal congestionDemazin Sinus: 60mg, 30 tabletsDemazin Sinus 12 hour (controlled release): 120mg, 18 tabletsPseudoephedrine is included in many over the counter preparations; dosage depends on the type of combination used, or whether it is controlled releaseAdult: 60mg every 4-6 hours; max 240mg dailyChild>2 years: 1mg/kg 3-4 times dailyCombination products are not recommendedCNS stimulationNervousnessExcitabilityDizzinessInsomniaCo-existing conditions:Pseudoephedrine products are contra-indicated in uncontrolled hypertension and MAOI treatmentMay affect blood glucose control in diabetesIncreased risk of arrhythmia in heart diseaseBlood pressure may increase in patients with hypertensionSymptoms may be exacerbated in patients with prostatic hypertrophyIn patients with hyperthyroidism, there is an increased sensitivity to sympathomimeticsFor further information talk to your doctor

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Demazin Cold and Flu Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Demazin Cough Cold and Flu Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Hay fever treatments -

Antihistamines work fast and are good at treating mild symptoms of hay fever, such as sneezing and runny nose, whereas corticosteroid nasal sprays may take several days to work.

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