Is Flomaxtra on PBS?

Is Flomaxtra on PBS?

Is Flomaxtra on PBS?

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) | Tamsulosin hydrochloride, tablet (prolonged release), 400 microgram, Flomaxtra®

What is the current PBS amount?

From 1 January 2021, you may pay up to $41.30 for most PBS medicines or $6.60 if you have a concession card. The Australian Government pays the remaining cost. Since 1 January 2016, pharmacists may choose to discount the PBS patient co-payment by up to $1.00.

Is tamsulosin the same as Flomaxtra?

Flomaxtra is a film-coated, prolonged release tablet containing 400 microgram tamsulosin hydrochloride, an ╬▒1-adrenoceptor blocking agent, equivalent to 367 microgram of tamsulosin per tablet. For the full list of excipients, see Section 6.1 List of Excipients.

How do I access my medicines on PBS?

You can only collect PBS medicines from a pharmacy. To collect PBS medicines you need to show your Medicare card when filling your prescription. You won’t get a discount for over the counter medicines. You may get PBS medicines at a further discount if you have a concession or health care card.

Does Flomax keep you from ejaculating?

Like all medications, Flomax comes with the potential for side effects. The most common side effects include dizziness, runny nose, and abnormal ejaculation, including: failure to ejaculate. decreased ease of ejaculation.

What is the PBS Safety Net 2020?

From 1 January 2020 the PBS Safety Net thresholds have been lowered: from $390.00 to $316.80 for concessional patients. from $1550.70 to $1486.80 for general patients.

Can I buy tamsulosin over the counter?

Tamsulosin is now available over-the-counter (OTC) to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Boehringer Ingelheim has launched tamsulosin 0.4mg as Flomax Relief.

How do I check my PBS Safety Net?

You can use the PBS/RPBS Safety Net prescription record form and application for a Safety Net card form. Type your details on Page 1 of the form, then print out both pages. Each time you collect PBS medicine, hand both pages to the pharmacist. They will then record how much you’ve spent on PBS medicines.