Natures Garden Milk Thistle 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 1 week 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
For oral use only.
For adults and elderly: Take 1 capsule 2 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 one week, a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner should be consulted.
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 Milk Thistle Standardised Fruit Extract. It is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to relieve the symptoms associated with occasional over indulgence of food and drink such as indigestion and upset stomach. This is based on traditional use only.
Like all medicines, this product can have side effects although the frequency is not known. Possible side effects are:
U Nausea (feeling sick)
U Diarrhoea U Upset stomach U Headache
U Mild allergic reactions such as itching and/or skin rash, urticaria, anaphylaxis, hives, pruritus
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.
Do not take this product if you are:
U Under 18 years of age U Pregnant or breastfeeding U Allergic to Milk Thistle or plants of the Asteraceae/Compositae family such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes or to any of the ingredients in this product (see section 6 of this leaflet)
Consult a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner if you are currently suffering from active liver disease.
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 Keep the bottle tightly closed U Keep in the original container U Keep the capsules out of sight and reach of children
More information on back panel
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
NBTY Europe Limited Samuel Ryder House Barling Way Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CV10 7RH United Kingdom
NBTY Europe Limited Vitality House Sixth Avenue Centrum I00 Burton-on-Trent Staffordshire, DE14 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: 14/02/2014
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