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The CMI for your medicine that is on this web site is the most up-to-date version available. It may differ from a CMI that you previously received from your doctor or pharmacist, or in your pack of medicine.

This web site does not contain all CMIs for medicines sold in Australia and not all medicines have a CMI available for them. If you do not find a CMI for your medicine on this page, contact the pharmaceutical company who makes the medicine or talk to your doctor or pharmacist. The information on this web site is intended for use in Australia only.

Product name Date released
Expand Atrovent Metered Dose Inhaler 05 Aug 2021
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to ipratropium, atropine or any medicines like atropine or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I use Atrovent MDI? in the full CMI.
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Expand Atrovent Nasal 08 Apr 2021
 

Warnings

Do not use Atrovent Nasal if:

1. you are allergic to ipratropium bromide, or any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet. Always check the ingredients to make sure you can use this medicine.

2. you are allergic to any other medicine, particularly atropine or other anticholinergic medicines.

3. the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.

4. it is past the expiry date printed on the pack.

Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you:

have any other medical conditions, especially:
an eye problem called "glaucoma"
enlargement of the prostate gland
problems with passing urine
cystic fibrosis
are uncertain as to whether you have, or have had, any of these conditions.
take any medicines for any other condition.
Atrovent Nasal spray contains the (antimicrobial) preservative benzalkonium chloride which may cause irritation of the nasal lining (mucosa).
During treatment, you may be at risk of developing certain side effects. It is important you understand these risks and how to monitor for them. See additional information under Section 6. Are there any side effects?

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Check with your doctor if you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant. Care is recommended during pregnancy, particularly in the first three months.
Talk to your doctor if you are breastfeeding or intend to breastfeed. Care is also recommended if you are breastfeeding as it is not known if the active ingredient in Atrovent Nasal may pass into breast milk.
The benefits of Atrovent Nasal must be assessed against any risks. Your doctor will discuss the risks and benefits of using Atrovent Nasal while you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Children

There is not enough information available to recommend the use of Atrovent Nasal in children under 12 years of age.
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Expand Atrovent Nasal Forte 11 Mar 2021
 

Warnings

Do not use Atrovent Nasal Forte if:

1. you are allergic to ipratropium bromide, or any of the ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet. Always check the ingredients to make sure you can use this medicine.

2. you are allergic to any other medicine, particularly atropine or other anticholinergic medicines.

3. the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.

4. it is past the expiry date printed on the pack.

Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you:

have any other medical conditions, especially:
an eye problem called "glaucoma"
enlargement of the prostate gland
problems with passing urine
cystic fibrosis
are uncertain as to whether you have, or have had, any of these conditions.
take any medicines for any other condition.
Atrovent Nasal Forte spray contains the (antimicrobial) preservative benzalkonium chloride which may cause irritation of the nasal lining (mucosa).
During treatment, you may be at risk of developing certain side effects. It is important you understand these risks and how to monitor for them. See additional information under Section 6. Are there any side effects?

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Check with your doctor if you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant. Care is recommended during pregnancy, particularly in the first three months.
Talk to your doctor if you are breastfeeding or intend to breastfeed. Care is also recommended if you are breastfeeding as it is not known if the active ingredient in Atrovent Nasal Forte may pass into breast milk.
The benefits of Atrovent Nasal Forte must be assessed against any risks. Your doctor will discuss the risks and benefits of using Atrovent Nasal Forte while you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Children

There is not enough information available to recommend the use of Atrovent Nasal Forte in children under 12 years of age.
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Expand Atrovent UDV 14 Nov 2019
 
Atrovent UDV is used to treat:
asthma
chronic obstructive bronchitis
people who have difficulty breathing during or after surgery using assisted ventilation.
Asthma is a disease where the lining of the lungs becomes inflamed (red and swollen), making it difficult to breathe. This may be due to an allergy to house dust mites, smoke or other irritants.
Chronic obstructive bronchitis is a lung condition that can cause difficulty in breathing, wheeziness and constant coughing.
Atrovent UDV contains the active ingredient ipratropium bromide monohydrate. It belongs to a group of medicines called anticholinergic bronchodilators.
Atrovent UDV opens up the air passages in people suffering from asthma, chronic bronchitis and difficulty breathing during or after surgery.
It begins to act quickly after use but may take up to 2 hours to give maximum benefit.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Atrovent UDV has been prescribed for you.
Your doctor may have prescribed Atrovent UDV for another reason.
There is no evidence that Atrovent UDV is addictive.
Atrovent UDV is available only with a doctor’s prescription.
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Expand Aubagio 09 Feb 2022
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to teriflunomide, leflunomide or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I use Aubagio? in the full CMI.
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Expand Aurorix 21 Mar 2022
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to AURORIX or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I use AURORIX? in the full CMI.
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Expand Austrapen 15 Aug 2019
 
AUSTRAPEN is an antibiotic used to treat infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria.
AUSTRAPEN will not work against infections caused by viruses, such as colds or the flu.
AUSTRAPEN is an antibiotic that belongs to a group of medicines called penicillins. These antibiotics work by killing the bacteria that are causing your infection.
Your doctor may have prescribed AUSTRAPEN for another reason. Ask your doctor why AUSTRAPEN has been prescribed for you.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.
There is no evidence that AUSTRAPEN is addictive.
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Expand Avamys 10 Dec 2018
 
AVAMYS is used to treat symptoms of allergic rhinitis including stuffy, runny or itchy nose, sneezing, and watery, itchy or red eyes. The effects are usually felt within the first day, although some people will not feel the effects until several days after first taking it.
AVAMYS contains the medicine fluticasone furoate. This medicine belongs to a group of medicines known as corticosteroids, frequently called 'steroids'. They are not 'anabolic steroids' which are the steroids sometimes misused by athletes.
AVAMYS works to decrease inflammation caused by allergy (rhinitis).
Your doctor may have prescribed AVAMYS for another reason.
AVAMYS is not addictive.
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Expand Avanza 15 Apr 2021
 
Avanza is used in the treatment of depression including relapse prevention.
Depression is longer lasting or more severe than "low moods" everyone has from time to time due to the stress of everyday life. It is thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance in parts of the brain. This affects your whole body and can cause emotional and physical symptoms such as feeling low in spirit, loss of interest in activities, unable to enjoy life, poor appetite or overeating, disturbed sleep, often waking up early, loss of sex drive, lack of energy and feeling guilty over nothing.
This medicine corrects this chemical imbalance and may help relieve the symptoms of depression.
Your doctor, however, may prescribe it for another purpose.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why it has been prescribed for you.
This medicine is only available with a doctor's prescription.
Avanza is not addictive.
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Expand Avapro 16 Dec 2020
 
Do not use if you have ever had an allergic reaction to Avapro or any of the ingredients listed at the end of the CMI.
Talk to your doctor if you have any other medical conditions, take any other medicines, or are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. For more information, see Section 2. What should I know before I take Avapro? in the full CMI.
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