Tar

Tar is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.

Tar is also known as pine tar.

The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.

This page about tar automatically lists related information collected from other pages of our website.

The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain tar, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.

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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29 Oct 2012 Pinetarsol Bath Oil is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient tar. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Pinetarsol Bath Oil by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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29 Oct 2012 Pinetarsol Cleansing Bar is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient tar. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Pinetarsol Cleansing Bar by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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29 Oct 2012 Pinetarsol Solution is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient tar. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Pinetarsol Solution by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.

Medicine brands that contain tar