Anticol Max is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) hexylresorcinol. On this page you will find out more about Anticol Max, 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: hexylresorcinol
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Anticol Max 2.5 mg lozenge, 16
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What this medicine is for
ANTICOL Max numbs inflamed sore throats , ANTICOL Max rapidly numbs an inflamed sore throat, ANTICOL Max is specially formulated to target relief of sore throats , ANTICOL Max contains a local anaesthetic that numbs an inflamed sore throat , ANTICOL Max provides rapid pain relief from a sore throat. Antibacterial.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Round pale blue lozenge with a red centre|
|Route of administration||Oromucosal|
1, 2, 3 and 4 lozenges: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
12: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
16: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
24: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
32: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
36: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
8: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Store at room temperature|
|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.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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