Hri Travel And Digestion Relief Tablets
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.
• Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet, or as your doctor, or pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner has told you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice
• You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 5 days in the case of travel sickness, or 2 weeks in cases
of digestive upsets.
• If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
1. What HRI Ginger is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take HRI Ginger
3. How to take HRI Ginger
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store HRI Ginger
6. Contents of the pack and other information
This medicine contains the herb ginger, which is the active ingredient.
A traditional herbal medicinal product used to relieve the symptoms of travel sickness and minor digestive complaints such as nausea, dyspepsia, indigestion, or flatulence (wind) based on traditional use only.
• If you are allergic to ginger or any of the other ingredients (see section 6)
• If you are under the age of 12 years
• If you are pregnant or breast-feeding
• If you have a stomach ulcer (peptic or duodenal ulcer)
• If you have any obstructions or inflammation (cholangitis) of the bile ducts or any disease of the bile ducts, or gall stones.
• You may bleed more easily. You must stop taking this medicine at least 2 weeks before you are planning to have any surgery. Ginger may increase the risk of you bleeding more, or may affect the other medicines given to you during surgery.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other medicines, including those obtained without a prescription.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any of the following medicines as this medicine may increase the risk of bleeding:
• Drugs that affect bleeding and blood clotting:
- Anticoagulants such as warfarin, phenprocoumon, and heparin,
- Antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel
• Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or breast-feeding.
Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine.
This medicine may affect your ability to drive or using machines. Do not drive or use machines if you are affected.
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, please contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Take 1 or 2 tablets approximately 30 minutes to one hour before travelling.
One tablet three times a day at mealtimes with 1-2 glasses of water.
Stop taking this medicine 2 weeks before any planned surgery, as otherwise you may bleed more during your operation.
You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen
or do not improve for after 5 days in the case of travel sickness, or 2 weeks in cases of digestive upsets.
If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time. It does not matter if you have missed a dose, just take the next dose at the right time.
If you have any further questions on taking this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Drowsiness and minor digestive problems such as stomach upsets, such as heartburn, bloating, wind, feeling sick, and indigestion have been reported.
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or qualified healthcare practitioner. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
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 GP’s surgery or pharmacy, or call free phone 0808 100 3352 (available 10am - 2pm Monday to Friday)
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and labels. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25 °C. Store in the original packaging.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. This will help to protect the environment.
Each coated tablet contains 250 mg of ginger rhizome (Zingber officinale Roscoe rhizome). The other ingredients are:
• Tablet core: Microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, colloidal anhydrous silica, stearic acid, magnesium stearate
• Tablet coating: Shellac, calcium carbonate light, sucrose, acacia powder, talc, titanium dioxide (E171), black iron oxide (E172), wax polish (solids).
HRI Ginger are grey coated tablets. Tablets are available in glass bottles with polypropylene caps.
This product is available in 10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 80, 90, 100 pack sizes. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
The Herbal Research Company Ltd (trading as Jessup Marketing), 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3XX, UK
Surepharm Services Ltd, Bretby Business Park, Bretby, Burton on Trent, Derby, DE15 0YZ, UK.