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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET


GNC Live Well DANDELION CAPSULES Dandelion Root Extract 339mg


Important notes

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


U Suffering from obstructions of the bile ducts or intestines, liver disease, gallstones, inflammation of the bile duct (cholangitis) and or active peptic ulcer U Suffering from kidney failure and/or diabetes and/or heart failure U Currently taking diuretic medication

Consult a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner if:

U The symptoms worsen during the use of this product

U Symptoms such as fever; pain burning or discomfort when urinating, spasms or blood in urine occur during the use of the medicinal product.


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

This product contains Dandelion root extract. It is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to: U Relieve the symptoms of mild digestive disorders, such as dyspepsia and flatulence, and temporary loss of appetite. U 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.


2 - Before you take this product

Do not take this product if you are:

U Under 18 years of age U Pregnant or breastfeeding U Allergic to Dandelion or to plants of the Asteraceae (Compositae) family, such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes or any of the ingredients in section 6 of this leaflet


3 - How to take this product

For oral use only.

Adults and elderly:

Take 1 capsule 2 times daily. Swallow the whole capsule with water.

To ensure an increase of the amount of urine, adequate fluid intake is required during the treatment.

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 side effects not listed in the leaflet occur; a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner should be consulted.


More information on back panel


4 - Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this product can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Possible side effects are:

U Mild gastrointestinal effects such as stomach pain, digestive upset and excessive acid. 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


5 - How to store this product

U Keep the capsules in the bottle until it is time to take them

U Do not take the capsules after the

expiry date (see outer label). The expiry date refers to the last day of the month U Do not store above 25°C U Store in the original packaging U Keep the bottle tightly closed U Keep the capsules out of sight and reach of children


6 - Further information

About this product: Each hard capsule contains 339mg of extract (as dry extract) from Dandelion root (Taraxacum officinale Weber) (equivalent to I0I8mg-l696mg of Dandelion root).

Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60% 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 50 clear, hard two piece capsules with brown fill.


THR 21710/0026

Traditional Herbal Registration Holder

NBTY Europe Limited Samuel Ryder House Barling Way Nuneaton

Warwickshire, CVI0 7RH United Kingdom

Manufacturer

NBTY Europe Limited Vitality House Sixth Avenue Centrum I00 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

Is this leaflet hard to see or read?

Contact us on:

Telephone: +44 (0) 2476 215 400

Fax: +44 (0) 2476 215 452

Email: customerservices@NBTYeurope.com

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 freephone 0808 100 3352

This leaflet was prepared on: 02/11/2011

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