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EFFICO TONIC

Active substance(s): CAFFEINE / NICOTINAMIDE / THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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EFFICO TONIC LABEL-LEAFLET TEXT, 300ml
(or 500ml, 500ml text is the same except where the strength is given on the right side of the
label)
LABEL
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A fruit flavoured vitamin tonic for loss of vitality after illness, or when feeling tired or
run down.
Directions
Adults and the Elderly:
10ml (two 5ml spoonfuls) immediately before meals, three times a day.
Children (over 6 years):
2.5 to 5ml (half to one 5ml spoonful) taken as for adults.
May be diluted with water if desired.
Ingredients
Each 5ml contains: Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Hydrochloride) 0.18mg, Nicotinamide 2.1mg,
Caffeine 20.2mg.
Also contains sucrose and ethanol.
Please see inside of label for further information.

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EFFICO® TONIC
Vitamin B1 0.18mg
Nicotinamide 2.1mg
Caffeine 20.2mg/5ml
ORAL SOLUTION

MIXED FRUIT FLAVOUR
300ml (500ml)
Braille reads: effico tonic
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Do not use if bottle seal is broken when purchased.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 25ºC.
Protect from sunlight.

Marketing Authorisation holder
Forest Laboratories UK Limited,
Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8NS, United Kingdom.
Manufacturer
William Ransom & Son plc
Witham, Essex CM8 3AG, UK
PL 0108/5013R
BN:

MF:

Use by End:
BARCODE
32000963
LEAFLET
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3. HOW TO TAKE EFFICO TONIC
Adults and the Elderly:
10ml (two 5ml spoonfuls) immediately before meals, three times a day.
Children (over 6 years):
2.5 to 5ml (half to one 5ml spoonful) taken as for adults.
May be diluted with water if desired.
If you take more Effico Tonic than you should
An overdose is unlikely to do any harm but speak to your doctor or pharmacist if you take too
much.
If you miss a dose of Effico Tonic
Do not worry if you miss a dose of Effico Tonic. Just take your next dose at the usual time.
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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Normally there are no side effects associated with the use of Effico Tonic.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this label-leaflet. You can also report side effects directly
via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this
medicine.
5. HOW TO STORE EFFICO TONIC
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Effico Tonic after the expiry date on the front label. The expiry date refers to the
last day of that month.
Do not store above 25ºC. Protect from sunlight.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Effico Tonic is available in 300ml and 500ml in plastic and glass bottles. Not all packaging
types are marketed.
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Ingredients
Active ingredients: Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Hydrochloride), Nicotinamide, Caffeine.
Other ingredients: ethanol 96%, sodium benzoate (E211), citric acid (E330), concentrated
hydrochloric acid (E507), sucrose, compound gentian infusion, H&R summer fruit flavour
288234, purified water.
This label-leaflet was last revised:
October 2015
Other formats:
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free of charge:
0800 198 500 (UK only)
Please be ready to give the following information:
Product Name
Effico Tonic

Reference Number
0108/5013R

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Read all of this label carefully because it contains important information for you.
Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
You must contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve.

If you notice any side effects please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this label:
1. What is Effico Tonic and what is it used for?
2. Before you take Effico Tonic
3. How to take Effico Tonic
4. Possible Side Effects
5. How to Store Effico Tonic
6. Further Information
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1. WHAT IS EFFICO TONIC AND WHAT IS IT USED FOR?
Effico Tonic is a vitamin tonic and appetite promoter which helps to combat the tiredness
and listlessness that can follow a weakening illness or hospitalisation, thus aiding recovery.
Effico Tonic contains two ‘B’ vitamins; Thiamine (B1) and Nicotinamide.
Deficiency of these vitamins can cause fatigue, lethargy and loss of appetite.
Effico Tonic also contains caffeine, which acts as a gentle stimulant to combat tiredness.
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2. BEFORE YOU TAKE EFFICO TONIC
Do not take Effico Tonic if:
You are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients (see section 6).
You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Effico Tonic if:
You have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars. Effico
Tonic contains 2g sucrose (sugar) per 5ml dose.
You have been told by your doctor that you should avoid alcohol. Effico Tonic contains
small amounts of ethanol (alcohol), less than 100mg per 5ml dose.
Using other medicines
You can take Effico Tonic whilst taking other medicines.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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