Napiers Pro-Vitality Max Strength Herbal Elixir
Napiers Pro-Vitality Max Strength Herbal Elixir is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing extracts of Corn silk herb, Damiana leaf and Saw palmetto fruit. For full details see Section 6.
Napiers Pro-Vitality Max Strength Herbal Elixir is a traditional herbal medicinal product to relieve fatigue, exhaustion and debility, based on traditional use only.
• are under 18 years old
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the ingredients | • have liver or kidney problems
• have surgery planned
This medicinal product contains 26 % of alcohol i.e. up to 2.1g per 10 ml dose, equivalent to 52 ml of beer and 22 ml of wine per dose. Harmful for people suffering from alcoholism or liver-disease. If you are in a high risk group (patients with liver disease or epilepsy) you should consider the alcohol content before taking this product.
This product contains 700 mg of sucrose per 10 ml dose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
The product should be discontinued prior to planned surgery due to the possible increased risk of bleeding associated with Saw Palmetto.
Tell your doctor about any other medicines you are taking, including any bought without a prescription.
For oral use only.
Two 5 ml teaspoonfuls three times a day.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your symptoms worsen or persist after one week, speak to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you.
An overdose of this product may result in alcohol intoxication: the amount of alcohol in a full bottle (31 g in 150 ml; 52 g in 250 ml; 104 g in 500 ml: equivalent to 1.2, 2.2 or 4.3 large glasses of wine respectively) may result in intoxication and should be treated accordingly (see Section 2).
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.
Rare cases of allergic reactions, burping and gastrointestinal discomfort have been reported with Saw palmetto.
There has been one case report of intraoperative haemorrhage associated with the use of Saw palmetto.
If other adverse reaction not mentioned above occurs, a doctor or qualified health care practitioner should be consulted.
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).
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.
Return all medicines to a pharmacist for safe disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and sight of children.
Each 5 ml contains:
0.3 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Corn Silk Herb (Zea mays L.) (1:1) Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 45% v/v
0.38 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Damiana Leaf (Turnera diffusa Will.) (1:1) Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 45 % v/v
1.53 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Saw Palmetto Fruit (Serenoa repens (Bartram)) (1:1) Extract Solvent: Ethanol: Ethanol 45% v/v
Also contains syrup (sucrose), Cinnamon oil, glycerol oil, Orange oil, Beetroot Powder and Water.
Highland Herbs Limited,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 OLF
Potters Ltd, Wigan WN5 OJZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number: THR 43751/0007 [THR logo]
Leaflet revised 13/01/2015
What is Corn silk?
Corn is grown throughout the world and provides sweetcorn to eat. An extract from the silky tassels that surround the cob is used in this medicine.
What is Damiana?
Damiana is a small shrub with aromatic yellow flowers and fig-like fruit that is native to Texas and Central America. An extract from the leaves is used in this medicine.
What is Saw Palmetto?
Saw Palmetto is a small fan palm native to Florida. An extract from the drupes or 'berries' is used to make 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 extracts of Com silk herb, Damian leaf and Saw palmetto fruit
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 after one week. 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