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Patient Information Leaflet

Brooke Green Herbal Slimming Aid

Bladderwrack Extract

Please read this leaflet carefully before using Brooke Green Herbal Slimming Aid. It contains important information about this product.

Keep this leaflet. You may want to read it again. If you need more information or advice, please ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.

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.    How to store this product

6.    Further information

1. What this product is and what it is used for

Brooke Green Herbal Slimming Aid is a traditional herbal medicinal product used as an aid to slimming as part of a calorie controlled diet, based on traditional use only.

2. Before you take this product

Do not take this product if you:

-    have a thyroid disorder

-    are allergic to any of the ingredients (see section 6)

-    are pregnant or breastfeeding

-    are under 18 years old

-    are elderly

-    are taking an anticoagulant treatment You should also know:

This product contains approximately 828 mg ethanol (alcohol) per dose equivalent to 21ml of beer or 8.3ml of wine. Harmful for those suffering from alcoholism or liver-disease.

3. How to take this product

For oral use only

Adults (18 years and above):

Take 5ml twice a day with water.

Do not exceed the stated dose

If you take too much of this product (overdose)

If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you. Overdose of this product may result in alcohol intoxication and should be treated accordingly (see Section 2 - You should also know).

If you forget to take this product

Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time. It does not matter if you have missed a dose.

If your symptoms persist or worsen during the use of this product, tell your doctor.

If you have any questions, or are unsure about anything, please ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.

4. Possible side effects

There are no known side effects.

If you notice any side effects after taking the product tell your doctor or pharmacist.

5. How to store this product

Do not use after the expiry date shown on the bottle

Return any out of date medicine to your pharmacist who will dispose of it for you.

This product does not require any special storage conditions. Keep the bottle tightly closed.

Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.

6. Further information

Brooke Green Herbal Slimming Aid is a brown liquid.

Ingredients: Each 1 ml of oral liquid contains 1 ml of liquid extract from dried Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus L.) thallus (1:1). Extraction solvent: ethanol 21% v/v.

This product also contains the following ingredients:

Ethanol (from tincture)

This product is available in packs of 50ml, 100ml and 200ml. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Manufacturer and Traditional Herbal Registration Holder:

Rutland Biodynamics Ltd., Town Park Farm, Brooke, Rutland LE15 8DG

THR No: 28255/0020

If you would like further information about this product

Contact: Brooke Green Limited, Woodfield House, Moreton Valence, Glos., GL2 7NB

You can help to make medicines safer by reporting any side-effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at Alternatively you can get a paper Yellow Card form from your GP's surgery or pharmacy, or call freephone 0808 100 3352 (available 10.00am - 2.00 pm Monday - Friday).

Leaflet prepared February 2011

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