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Brand name: Paracetamol Extra (Guardian)

Paracetamol Extra (Guardian) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) paracetamol + codeine. On this page you will find out more about Paracetamol Extra (Guardian), 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: paracetamol + codeine

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Immunise - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Page last updated: 02 June 2015 What is Immunisation? Where can I get immunised? What diseases do we protect against under the National Immunisation Program? Whats the difference between immunisation and vaccination? How does immunisation work? What is in vaccines? How safe are vaccines? Why do children get so many immunisations? Why should children be immunised? Do childrens vaccines contain mercury (thiomersal)? How long do immunisations take to work? How long do immunisations last? Does my teenager need to be immunised? Should parents be immunised? Is everyone protected from disease by immunisation? Are there any reasons to delay immunisation? What are the side-effects of immunisation? What about natural immunity? Why is it important for all children to be immunised? What is herd immunity? Can immunisation overload the immune system? Why is immunisation still necessary in this day and age? Where can I find information about travel vaccinations? How do I get a copy of my childs vaccination history? Where can I find more information on childhood immunisation? What do families need to do to meet the immunisation conditions linked to some family assistance payments? Are exemptions available for government payments linked to immunisation? Questions and Answers for Influenza (flu) immunisation What is immunisation? Vaccination is the most significant public health intervention in the last 200 years, providing a safe and efficient way to prevent the spread of many diseases that cause hospitalisation, serious ongoing health conditions and sometimes death

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