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Brand name: Dimetapp Cold and Flu Day Relief Liquid Cap TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol + pseudoephedrine + dextromethorphan

What it is used for

For the temporary relief of minor aches, pains, headache, muscular aches, sore throat, and fever associated with colds and flu. Temporarily relieves dry irritating cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation, and nasal and sinus congestion as may occur with colds.

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
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

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

Visual appearance

Oval, clear, orange soft gelatin capsule.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

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.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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