Natures Garden Raspberry Leaf Capsules
1 - What this product is and what it is used for
This product contains Raspberry Leaf extract. It is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the symptomatic relief of menstrual cramps. 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 Raspberry Leaf or any of the ingredients listed in section 6 of this leaflet
Raspberry leaf may decrease the absorption of iron, calcium and magnesium. Therefore do not take this product for at least 2 hours after taking iron, calcium and/or magnesium supplements.
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.
Women experiencing menstrual cramps: 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 1 week 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.
Like all medicines, this product can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Possible side effects are:
U Gastrointestinal effects such as flatulence, bloating, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting. 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.
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
More information on back panel
6 - Further information
Each hard capsule contains 424mg of extract (as dry extract) from Raspberry Leaf (Rubus idaeus L. ssp. idaeus) (equivalent to 1.7g-3.4g of Raspberry Leaf).
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 greenish brown fill.
NBTY Europe Limited Samuel Ryder House Barling Way Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CV10 7RH United Kingdom
NBTY Europe Limited Vitality House Sixth Avenue Centrum 100 Burton-on-Trent Staffordshire, DE14 2WP United Kingdom
If you would like further information about this product, please contact:
Regulatory Services Department Samuel Ryder House Barling Way Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CV10 7RH United Kingdom
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This leaflet was prepared on: 14/02/2013
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