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Brand name: Dimetapp 12 Hour

Dimetapp 12 Hour is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) oxymetazoline. On this page you will find out more about Dimetapp 12 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: oxymetazoline

Information for medicine and pack size:
Dimetapp 12 Hour refill 0.05% nasal spray, 20 mL

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

Dimetapp 12 Hour Nasal Spray is long acting for up to 12 hours, relieving nasal congestion due to colds, sinusitis, hayfever and other respiratory allergies.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear odourless liquid
Dosage Form Spray, nasal
Route of administration Nasal
Medicine schedule
20mL: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)
20mL refill pack: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 30 Months
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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