J.L. Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder B.P.C
1. What JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder and what it is used for
2. Before you use JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder
3. How to use JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder
6. Further information
Read this leaflet carefully as it contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to use JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder carefully to get the best results.
Keep this leaflet, you may need to read it again
Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice
You should contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve within 5 days.
If any of the side effects become serious or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist
JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder is are used for the relief of indigestion, heartburn, wind, flatulence, dyspepsia (pain in the upper abdomen, bloating, belching, nausea).
Do not use JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder if you:
Are taking other medication consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not give JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder to children under 12.
Taking other medication:
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking activated charcoal, it is a powerful adsorbent and may reduce the effect of other medication if taken at the same time.
Taking JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder with food and drink:
May be taken after meals.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding:
May be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding Driving and using machinery:
No effect on ability to drive or use of machinery has been observed.
Always use JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder exactly as your pharmacist or doctor has told you. You should check with your pharmacist or doctor if you are not sure Dosage: The recommended dose is.
Adults and children over 12: One teaspoon, mixed in a glass of water taken before or after meals three times a day.
Administration: Mix one teaspoon of powder into a glass of water, take by mouth.
If you use more JL Braggs Charcoal Powder than you should:
Discontinue medication and check with your pharmacist or doctor.
If you forget to use JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder
Do not take a double dose if you forget to take the previous dose, continue using according to the dosage instructions.
Like all medicines, J.L Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Regular users may notice a darkening of the stools. If this side effect concerns you, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Secure container when not in use. Do not use JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal after the use by date which is printed on the side of the container, the use by date refers to the last day in the month stated on the label.
Medicines should not be disposed of via waste-water or household waste, ask your pharmacist to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help protect the environment.
JL Braggs Charcoal Powder is a fine black powder which is supplied in 20kg containers.
JL Bragg (Ipswich) Ltd, 33 Boss Hall Road, Ipswich Suffolk. IP1 5BN.
Tel 01473 748345 Fax 01473 749889 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This medicinal product is authorised for sales in the following member states of the EEA under the following names:
UK JL Braggs Medicinal Charcoal Powder.
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