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Digestive Care

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  • Losec Extra 20mg Omeprazole 28 Tablets

    $49.99 $42.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Losec Extra is recommended for the treatment of indigestion, reflux or excess stomach acid
    • It works by blocking the production of acid from the stomach, thereby decreasing the symptoms associated with reflux
    • Losec Extra is formulated at a ONCE daily dosing – if you don’t get any relief from taking one tablet once daily for 2 weeks we recommend you give us a call to discuss other options or see your doctor
    • Do not crush or chew the tablets, they are formulated so that they work in a specific area of your gut
    • Do not use for more than 14 days continuously unless recommended by a doctor
    • Not recommended for use under the age of 18, unless directed by a doctor
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Laevolac (lactulose) Syrup 500mL

    $10.99 $9.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Lactulose syrup is a mild laxative that acts by drawing water into the bowel so that it gently softens the stool 
    • Sometimes the medication can take a little while until it takes effect (up to 48 hours)
    • The dose of lactulose varies in people and just because you haven’t had an immediate effect from the product doesn’t mean it isn’t working – just try taking a larger volume of liquid and then taper the dose back once constipation is relieved
    • Lactulose needs water to work, therefore I always recommend people take it with a large glass of water
    • SAFE to use in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Inner Health Plus 30 Capsules

    $34.99 $31.99

    Esther’s Counselling Tips:

    • Inner Health Plus Capsules are probiotic’s which may help to maintain a healthy digestive function and could also be useful in people with the symptoms of bloating, gas, flatulence and vaginal thrush
    • 70% of your immune system comes from your gut, so if the levels of bacteria are depleted you might find that you take longer to get better, infections may recur or you are more prone to conditions such as thrush or diarrhoea
    • It’s great to take as a supplement if you have been taking a course of antibiotics, as it can help to replenish the levels of good bacteria in your gut
    • Product contains lactose and cow’s milk proteins but is free from gluten, wheat, corn, eggs and nuts
    • SAFE to take during pregnancy or breastfeeding
    • This product should be stored long-term in the fridge once you receive it, however the products integrity will not diminish during shipping
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  • Coloxyl with Senna 90 Tablets

    $16.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Coloxyl combines the power of a softner (docusate) with a bowel stimulant (senna)
    • It offers fast relief of constipation within 6 – 12 hours and therefore its best taken at night for a bowel motion the next morning
    • For the softening component of the tablet to work this product needs to be taken with a large glass of water
    • Gluten and lactose free
    • Can be used in conjunction with Laevolac syrup for stubborn constipation
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding – we would recommend a product such as PHLOE or Laevolac syrup instead
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  • Proctosedyl Haemorrhoid Ointment 30g

    $29.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Proctosedyl contains the active ingredients hydrocortisone (steroid) and cinchocaine (local anaesthetic)
    • These two ingredients work together to reduce swelling, numb pain and relieve itching
    • Wash and dry the affected area before use, also before using the product go to the toilet if you need to
    • There is a nozzle supplied with the product which can be inserted into the rectum to treat internal haemorrhoids, otherwise apply the ointment to the affected areas twice daily
    • Wash hands before and after use
    • If the condition doesn’t show any signs of improvement within 7 days, we suggest you go and see a doctor
    • NOT to be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding, use Anusol instead
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  • Combantrin De-Worming Chocolate Squares 24s

    $29.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • It is important to treat everyone in the family for worms, even if some people aren’t showing any symptoms
    • The chocolate squares are easy to give to children as they are chewable and taste great
    • Worms are generally caused by poor hand hygiene so make sure to get your children (and partner) to thoroughly wash their hands, especially before eating, as worms are transferred through the faecal-oral route
    • We additionally recommend that all bedding is removed and given a hot wash
    • Sometimes we find that you will need to repeat the course 2 weeks after the first dose, this is because any eggs remaining in the gut can hatch a little while later
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless recommended by a doctor
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  • Ural Powder UTI Sachets 28s

    $9.99 $5.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Ural works by reducing the acidity of the urine, which can help ease the painful stinging sensation when you have a bladder infection
    • The sachets dissolve easily in water so that the ural granules are quickly absorbed and can be taken up to 4 times daily when required
    • This is a great supplement to take alongside Swisse cranberry capsules, however if you find that your symptoms haven’t improved within 48 hours (after drinking lots of water, taking cranberry capsules and using Ural) then give us a call on 0800 NZ PHCY regarding a consultation for the UTI antibiotic Trimethoprim
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless recommended by a doctor
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  • Clinicians Flora Restore 30 Capsules

    $21.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Clinician’s Flora Restore is an oral probiotic containing two strains of bacteria which migrate to the bladder and the vagina to help support a healthy vaginal flora
    • When your vaginal flora is depleted you’re more at risk of infections such as thrush or cystitis and this product helps to support a healthy balance between your good bacteria and unwanted yeasts or E. Coli
    • Flora Restore can be taken in conjunction with products such as Ural sachets or Canesten Thrush cream
    • This product doesn’t need to be kept in the fridge and if you are currently on a course of antibiotic’s we suggest to take it 2 hours either side of your antibiotic and continue the product alongside your antibiotic until finished
    • SAFE to take in pregnancy and breastfeeding
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  • Imodium Diarrhoea Capsules 20

    $25.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Imodium works by slowing down your gut movement which decreases the number of bowel motions and therefore limits dehydration through diarrhoea
    • The main counselling point that we discuss with our customers is the importance of rehydration alongside Imodium, such as by using SOS Hydration sachets
    • Water is useful as a rehydration method however, it doesn’t contain the essential electrolytes needed for the body’s recovery that is in the SOS sachets
    • Fruit juices, soft drinks (including flat lemonade) and energy drinks can actually make you more dehydrated due to their high sugar content
    • For children under 12 it is best to offer them rehydration instead of treating with Imodium. If the diarrhoea hasn’t improved in 48 hours, see your doctor
    • During pregnancy, it is better to stick to replenishing fluids and electrolytes and wait for the diarrhoea to improve over 24-48 hours
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless recommended by a doctor
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  • Senokot Tablets 100s

    $17.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Senokot contains senna which is a natural vegetable laxative which can be used to treat constipation
    • Senna is a gentle stimulant laxative which should be taken with a large glass of water and generally causes a bowel movement within 8 to 12 hours
    • Senkot contains lactose
    • Can be used in conjunction with Laevolac syrup for the treatment of stubborn constipation
    • This product is NOT suitable in pregnancy – we would recommend a product such as PHLOE or Laevolac syrup instead
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  • Dulcolax 30 Tablets

    $9.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Dulcolax acts on the lining of the lower bowel to stimulate movement and promotes water to accumulate which produces softer stools
    • It should be taken with a large glass of water and relieves constipation and irregularity overnight so you feel more yourself in the morning
    • Dulcolax contains lactose and sucrose
    • Not suitable for children under 4 years
    • Can be used in conjunction with Laevolac syrup for the treatment of stubborn constipation
    • This product is NOT suitable in pregnancy –  we would recommend a product such as PHLOE or Laevolac syrup instead
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  • De-Worm Tablets 6s

    $16.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • It is important to treat everyone in the family for worms, even if some people aren’t showing any symptoms
    • The De-Worm tablets can be swallowed whole, chewed or crushed into a teaspoon of food
    • Worms are generally caused by poor hand hygiene so make sure to get your children (and partner) to thoroughly wash their hands, especially before eating, as worms are transferred through the faecal-oral route
    • We additionally recommend that all bedding is removed and given a hot wash
    • Sometimes we find that you will need to repeat the course 2 weeks after the first dose, this is because any eggs remaining in the gut can hatch a little while later
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless recommended by a doctor
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  • Inner Health Kids Probiotic Powder 60g

    $31.99

    Esther’s Counselling Tips:

    • Inner Health Kids Probiotic Powder is a probiotic which may help to maintain a healthy digestive function, which could also be useful in children with the symptoms of bloating, gas or diarrhoea
    • 70% of your child’s immune system comes from their gut, so if the levels of bacteria are depleted you might find they take longer to get better, infections may recur or they are more prone to conditions such as thrush or diarrhoea
    • The powder is non-flavoured with a naturally sweet taste and can be mixed into water, juice, formula and milk or sprinkled onto their food
    • No added artificial flavouring, colouring or preservatives and is free from gluten, wheat, dairy, lactose, eggs and nuts
    • This product should be stored long-term in the fridge once you receive it, however the products integrity will not diminish during shipping
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  • GO Healthy Antibiotic Support 14 Capsules

    $10.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • GO Healthy Antibiotic Support contains 40 billion probiotic bacteria and is designed to help people minimise the effects on gut health due to antibiotics
    • A course of antibiotics can kill not only the bad bacteria, but also the good bacteria in our bodies 
    • We have the weight of a yellow phone books worth of good bacteria in our gut and when your gut flora is out of balance you’re more at risk of conditions such as thrush, diarrhoea, becoming rundown or not getting enough nutritionally out of your food
    • That’s why whenever someone is taking an antibiotic or travelling overseas I like to recommend a probiotic to replenish the good bacteria in their gut
    • This product doesn’t need to be kept refrigerated and we recommend you take it 2 hours either side of your antibiotic and continue the probiotic until your antibiotic is finished
    • SAFE to take in pregnancy and breastfeeding
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  • Anusol Haemorrhoid Ointment 50g

    $14.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Anusol ointment works by creating a protective barrier in and around the rectal area against conditions such as haemorrhoids
    • The 3 ingredients act to soothe and protects raw areas, reduce swelling and also as mild antiseptics
    • Wash and dry the affected area before use, also before using the product go to the toilet if you need to
    • There is a nozzle supplied with the ointment which can be inserted into the rectum to treat internal haemorrhoids, otherwise apply to the affected areas twice daily
    • Wash hands before and after use
    • If the condition doesn’t show any signs of improvement within 7 days, we suggest you go and see a doctor
    • This product is SAFE to use in pregnancy and breastfeeding
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  • Phloe Bowel Health 120 Capsules

    $33.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Phloe is a natural product which uses the digestive power of the enzymes in kiwifruit to gently relieve constipation
    • It also treats bloating or wind by affecting the transit time of food in the gut so that you don’t feel bloated after large meals and toxins and waste are removed from the body quickly
    • It also contains prebiotics which may help to increase the number of good bacteria in your gut
    • This product is suitable to be taken everyday over a long period of time
    • Don’t take if you have an allergy to kiwifruit
    • SAFE to use in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Zantac Extra 24 Hour Relief 14 Tablets

    $23.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Zantac Extra is recommended for the treatment of indigestion, reflux or excess stomach acid
    • The active ingredient in Zantac Extra causes a decrease in the amount of stomach acid produced, thereby less acid is made by the body which decreases the symptoms associated with reflux
    • The tablets are formulated so that they provide you with 24 hours relief
    • One tablet, once daily, should be enough to keep your symptoms at bay – if not give us a call to discuss other options
    • Do not crush or chew the tablets, they are formulated so that they work in a specific area of your gut
    • Do not use for more than 14 days continuously
    • Not recommended for use under the age of 12, unless directed by a doctor
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Movicol Laxative Sachets 30s

    $34.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Movicol acts as an laxative by absorbing water into the bowel to help soften stools
    • It can also be used as a maintenance product for those people that have trouble keeping regular
    • Dissolve 1 sachet in a glass of water, drink the contents and follow with an additional glass of water.
    • Increase or decrease the number of sachets daily until the desired effect is found
    • This product is suitable to be used regularly if you are taking other medications that may be causing constipation
    • Can be used in conjunction with Laevolac syrup for stubborn constipation
    • SAFE to be used in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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  • Imodium Zapid Diarrhoea Tablets 12s

    $22.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Imodium Zapid tablets melt on your tongue without the need to be taken with water – so it’s a perfect product to have if your travelling overseas
    • Imodium Zapid works by slowing down your gut movement which decreases the number of bowel motions and therefore limits dehydration through diarrhoea
    • The main counselling point that we discuss with our customers is the importance of rehydration alongside Imodium, such as by using SOS Hydration sachets
    • Water is useful as a rehydration method however, it doesn’t contain the essential electrolytes needed for the body’s recovery that is in the SOS sachets
    • Fruit juices, soft drinks (including flat lemonade) and energy drinks can actually make you more dehydrated due to their high sugar content
    • For children under 12 it is best to offer them rehydration instead of treating with Imodium Zapid. If the diarrhoea hasn’t improved in 48 hours, see your doctor
    • During pregnancy, it is better to stick to replenishing fluids and electrolytes and wait for the diarrhoea to improve over 24-48 hours
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless recommended by a doctor
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  • Clinicians Antibiotic Support 20 Capsules

    $12.99

    Andrew’s counselling tips:

    • Clinicians Antibiotic support is a short course probiotic designed to help people minimise the effects on gut health due to antibiotics
    • Antibiotics kill not only the bad bacteria, but also the good bacteria in our bodies which can lead to a decrease in healthy gut flora
    • We have the weight of a yellow phone books worth of good bacteria in our guts which helps with things such as immunity, digestion, food absorption and excretion and the production of some vitamins (B & K)
    • When your gut flora is depleted or out of balance you’re more at risk of infection, becoming rundown, not getting enough nutritionally out of your food and conditions such as eczema, thrush, persistent colds and diarrhoea can become more prevalent
    • That’s why whenever someone is taking an antibiotic or travelling overseas I like to recommend a probiotic to replenish the good bacteria in their gut
    • This product doesn’t need to be kept in the fridge, take it either 2 hours before or after taking your antibiotic and continue the course alongside your antibiotic
    • SAFE to take in pregnancy and breastfeeding
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  • Losec Extra 20mg 14 Tablets

    $24.99

    Esther’s counselling tips:

    • Losec Extra works by blocking the production of acid from the stomach, thereby decreasing the symptoms associated with reflux
    • Losec Extra is formulated at a ONCE daily dosing – if you don’t get any relief from taking one tablet once daily for 2 weeks we recommend you give us a call to discuss other options or see your doctor
    • Do not crush or chew the tablets, they are formulated so that they work in a specific area of your gut
    • Do not use for more than 14 days continuously unless recommended by a doctor
    • Not recommended for use under the age of 18, unless directed by a doctor
    • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding
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