Preventive aerosols and inhalations

Preventive aerosols and inhalations

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The Preventive aerosols and inhalations subcategory of medicines is also known as ICS (inhaled corticosteroids) and inhaled corticosteroids and other preventive medicines.

Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

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