Natures Bounty Burdock Capsules
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
U Please read this leaflet carefully before you use this product because it contains important information
U Keep this leaflet; you may need to read it again
U Seek professional advice if you need more information
U Please tell a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner if your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 2 weeks of taking this product
U Please tell a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner if you suffer from side effects not listed in this leaflet and/or if any of the side effects become serious
Consult a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare
U The symptoms worsen during the use of this product
U Symptoms such as fever, dysuria, spasms or blood in the urine occur during the use of this product
U You are currently taking diruetic medication
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
This product contains Burdock root extract. It is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to increase the amount of urine for the purpose of flushing the urinary tract to assist in minor urinary complaints. This is based on traditional use only.
For oral use only.
Adults and elderly: Take 2 capsules 3 times daily. Swallow the whole capsule with water.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If you take too much of the product (overdose): Speak to a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner immediately and take this leaflet and bottle with you.
If you forget to take this product: Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose(s). Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time. It does not matter if you have missed a dose.
Duration of use: If symptoms worsen or do not improve after 2 weeks of taking this product or if any of the side effects listed in the leaflet become serious or if any side effects not listed in the leaflet occur, a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner should be consulted.
Do not take this product if you are:
U Under 18 years of age U Pregnant or breastfeeding U Allergic to Burdock or to plants of the Asteraceae (Compositae) family such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes, or any of the ingredients listed in section 6 of this leaflet
Like all medicines, this product can have side effects, although not everyone gets them. Possible side effects are:
U Anaphylactic shock and mild
gastrointestinal effects. The frequency is not known
If any of the above side effects become serious or if you experience any other side effects not listed above, consult your Doctor, Pharmacist or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner.
If you experience any allergic reactions, stop taking this product and consult your doctor.
More information on back panel
6 - Further information
About this product: Each hard capsule contains 399mg of extract (as dry extract) from Burdock root (Arctium lappa L.) (equivalent to 798mg-l596mg of Burdock root).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 70% v/v.
This product also contains the following inactive (excipient) ingredients:
Microcrystalline cellulose, Magnesium stearate, Silica colloidal hydrated. Excipients in the extract: Maltodextrin, Silica colloidal anhydrous.
Capsule shell: Hypromellose.
Each bottle contains 30 clear, hard, two piece capsules with brown fill.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
NBTY Europe Limited Samuel Ryder House Barling Way Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CVl0 7RH United Kingdom
NBTY Europe Limited Vitality House Sixth Avenue Centrum l00 Burton-on-Trent Staffordshire, DEI4 2WP United Kingdom
If you would like further information about this product, please contact:
NBTY Europe Limited
Regulatory Services Department Samuel Ryder House Barling Way Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CVI0 7RH United Kingdom
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This leaflet was prepared on: 31/08/2011
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