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Brand name: Sudafed Nasal Decongestant

Sudafed Nasal Decongestant is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) oxymetazoline. On this page you will find out more about Sudafed Nasal Decongestant, 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:
Sudafed Nasal Decongestant 0.05% nasal spray, 20 mL

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

Provides relief from nasal congestion due to colds, influenza, allergies and sinusitis.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance A clear colourless liquid.
Dosage Form Spray, solution
Route of administration Nasal
Medicine schedule
2 x 20mL value pack: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)
20mL pump pack: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)
20mL refill: 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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