Boxs Herbals Rheumatox Tablets
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Joint Ability Herbal Tablets
is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing Capsicum fruit, Guaiacum resin and extracts of Blue Flag rhizome and Uva ursi leaf. For full details see Section 6.
Napiers Joint Ability Herbal Tablets
is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the relief of backache, rheumatic pain and general aches and pains in the muscles and joints, based on traditional use only.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS PRODUCT
Do not take this product if you:
• are under 18 years old
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the ingredients
Important information about some of the ingredients in this medicine
This product contains approx. 23 mg of sucrose per tablet. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor about any other medicines you are taking, including any bought without a prescription.
3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only.
Adults and the elderly:
Two tablets to be taken three times day.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 4 weeks, speak to your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you experience joint pain accompanied by swelling of the joint, redness or fever, consult a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you take too much (overdose).
If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you.
If you forget to take this product
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time. Do not take a double dose. It does not matter if you miss a dose.
If you have any questions, or are unsure of anything, please speak to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Nausea, vomiting, stomach-ache have been reported with Uva ursi leaf preparations. The frequency is not known. Uva ursi leaf preparations may also cause a greenish brown colouration of urine.
If other adverse reactions, not mentioned above, occur, a doctor or qualified health care practitioner should be consulted.
Making medicines safer
You can help to make medicines safer by reporting any side-effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard Alternatively you can get a paper Yellow Card form from your doctor’s surgery or a pharmacy, or call freephone 0808 100 3352 (available 10am-2pm Monday to Friday).
5. HOW TO STORE THIS PRODUCT
Do not use this product after the expiry date. The expiry date is printed on the label and on the bottom of the carton.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original container.
There are no special precautions for disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and sight of children.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each coated tablet contains:
30mg of Capsicum fruit (Capsicum frutescens L.)
50mg of Guaiacum resin (Guaiacum officinale L)
52mg of soft extract of Blue Flag rhizome (Iris versicolor L.) (100:52) Extraction Solvent: Water 28mg of dry extract of Uva ursi leaf (.Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L.) (5:2) Extraction solvent: Water.
Each tablet also contains dicalcium phosphate, anhydrous; sucrose; sodium starch glycolate; magnesium stearate; talc, shellac, kaolin light, syrup (sucrose), beetroot powder and water.
This product comes in containers of 100 round tablets.
Traditional Herbal Registration holder:
Highland Herbs Limited,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 0LF
Potters Division, Wigan, WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number: THR 43751/0019
Leaflet revised: 08/01/2015
What is Capsicum fruit?
Capsicum fruits, commonly known as chili peppers, originated in South and Central America and are grown throughout the world. An extract from the fruit is used in this medicine
What is Guaiacum resin?
Guaiacum is a small tree native to the Caribbean and the northern coast of South America. An extract from the resin is used in making this herbal medicine.
What is Blue Flag rhizome?
Blue flag is a type of Iris native to the British Isles. An extract from the underground rhizome is used in this medicine.
What is Uva ursi?
Uva ursi, commonly called bearberry, is native to Europe. An extract from the leaves is used in making this medicine.
A copy of this leaflet in large format print is available.
If you would like more information about this product please contact: Napiers the Herbalists,
10 Payne Street Glasgow, G4 OLF
Telephone: 0845 002 1860_
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
with Capsicum fruit, Guaiacum resin and extracts of Blue Flag rhizome and Uva ursi leaf
Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking this product.
It contains important information for you about this product that may affect you.
Keep this leaflet. You may wish to read it again.
You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms do not improve or worsen during the use of this medicinal product. If any side effects become serious, or if you notice side effects not listed in here, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
What is in this leaflet?
1. What this product is and what it is used for.
2. Before you take this product
3. How to take this product
4. Possible side effects
5. Howto store this product
6. Further information