Medications

Ibavyr

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. IBAVYR®200MG, 400 MG AND 600 MG TABLETS 200mg, 400 mg, 600 mg ribavirin tablets contains the active ingredient ribavirin CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about IBAVYR. It does not contain all of the […]

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What is Shingles?

Shingles is a medically termed herpes zoster. The name derives from the Latin term for belt. This is because Shingles generally results in a belt shaped rash. (6) Shingles is characterized by this blistering and severely painful rash that occurs due to the varicella-zoster virus or the virus responsible for chickenpox. Once an individual gets […]

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Chemmart Tramadol SR

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CHEMMART TRAMADOL SR Contains the active ingredient, tramadol (as tramadol hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about tramadol. It does not contain all the available […]

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Symptoms of glandular fever

Glandular fever is most commonly caused by infection of young adults with Epstein-Barr virus. The usual time between infection and manifestation of symptoms is between one to two months. This is called the incubation period. Typical symptoms of glandular fever Symptoms of glandular fever include (1-7): High fever with temperatures 38ºC (100.4ºF) or above Sore […]

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APOHEALTH Budesonide Hayfever

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APOHEALTH BUDESONIDE HAYFEVER Contains the active ingredient budesonide Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about APOHEALTH Budesonide Hayfever. It does not contain all the available information. […]

Health Problems

Walking Pneumonia Versus Common Cold

Since the common cold and walking pneumonia are both respiratory ailments, there are some similarities in their symptoms and causes. They are, however, both extremely different diseases which have different effects on the human body. The primary difference between them is that the Common Cold is usually caused by a viral infection while walking pneumonia […]

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Kytril Tablets

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. KYTRIL® TABLETS CMI 20170915 pronounced (Kai-tril) contains the active ingredient granisetron hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about KYTRIL tablets. It does not contain all the available information.It does not take the place […]

Medications

Vidaza

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. VIDAZA® Powder for Injection (azacitidine 100 mg) Consumer Medicine Information WHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLET This leaflet answers some common questions about Vidaza. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor […]

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What is Still’s Disease?

Still’s disease, also known as Adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD), is a rare inflammatory arthritis that may cause joint inflammation, high fever and a salmon-colored rash on the skin. Credit: Paisit Teeraphatsakoo/Shutterstock.com Still’s disease is an auto-inflammatory illness, which means that the inflammation is triggered by an alteration in immune function. Normally, inflammation is the result […]

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Galvumet

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. GALVUMET® Vildagliptin/Metformin hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Galvumet. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator. […]