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Brand name: Duro-Tuss PE Dry Cough plus Nasal Decongestant

Duro-Tuss PE Dry Cough plus Nasal Decongestant is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) phenylephrine + pholcodine. On this page you will find out more about Duro-Tuss PE Dry Cough plus 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: phenylephrine + pholcodine

Information for medicine and pack size:
Duro-Tuss PE Dry Cough plus Nasal Decongestant oral liquid solution, 100 mL

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What this medicine is for

Relieves dry coughs and clears a blocked or runny nose

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Clear red, slightly viscous liquid with raspberry and custard flavour odour
Dosage Form Oral Liquid
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
100 mL: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)
200 mL: Pharmacy Medicine (Over the counter)
30 mL: 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 24 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

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Duro-Tuss Dry Cough Liquid plus Nasal Decongestant - myDr.com.au

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