Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Brand name: Action Cold and Flu TM

Active ingredients: ascorbic acid + aspirin + chlorphenamine + phenylephrine

On February 26, 2019 Action Cold and Flu was not listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG).

Healthdirect medicine data is refreshed once a month, see Data sources page. The medicine you searched for may have been added to the ARTG after this date.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor or health professional for advice, or search the ARTG.

Is this medicine available in Australia?

The ARTG is the register of all therapeutic goods that can be lawfully supplied in Australia. Sometimes a special provision is made to make available some medicines that are not listed in response to the needs of particular people or circumstances. To find out more check out the "Access to therapeutic goods not on the ARTG" section on the ARTG page.

Other medicines that contain: ascorbic acid + aspirin + chlorphenamine + phenylephrine

Back to top back to top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

Don't let a cold take you out of action for four years... | Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority - ASADA

...is your medication prohibited in sport? The days are getting shorter and colder which means the cold and flu season is also here.

Read more on Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) website

Flu (influenza)

Flu (influenza) is a common, highly contagious virus that affects your respiratory system. It is not the same as the common cold.

Read more on WA Health website

Cold and Flu: Natural Remedies | myVMC

When you have a cold or flu, symptoms like coughs and sniffles are annoying and can leave you feeling pretty miserable. But you'll find many cold and flu can be temporarily relieved using natural remedies.

Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website

Influenza fact sheet - Fact sheets

Influenza, or flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The symptoms are more serious than a common cold. An annual flu shot is your best protection against influenza.

Read more on NSW Health website

Influenza (the flu) - National Asthma Council Australia

What is Influenza?Influenza, commonly known as the flu', is an illness caused when an influenza virus infects the respiratory tract your nos

Read more on National Asthma Council Australia website

Asthma winter checklist - National Asthma Council Australia

Colds and flu can hit hard if you have asthma. In fact, the common cold is behind around 4 out of 5 bad asthma attacks. Make sure your lungs are in the best pos

Read more on National Asthma Council Australia website

Staying healthy in winter

Tips to help protect you and your family from illnesses most associated with winter.

Read more on WA Health website

What are asthma triggers? - National Asthma Council Australia

We are a not-for-profit charity and the national authority for asthma knowledge, setting the standard for asthma care.

Read more on National Asthma Council Australia website

Asthma and travelling - myDr.com.au

If you have asthma, find out how best to prepare for a holiday and manage your asthma while away.

Read more on myDr website

Quitting smoking - Cancer Council Australia

Quitting smoking can be hard. Find out how to quit, including useful tips in our stop smoking fact sheet, including cold turkey and NRT.

Read more on Cancer Council Australia website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo