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MENOFORCE SAGE TABLETS

Active substance: SAGE LEAF DRIED TINCTURE

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Patient Information Leaflet

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Important things you need
to know

Menoforce

®

Sage tablets

Do's & Don'ts

Information

This product is used to relieve
excessive sweating associated
with menopausal hot flushes.
Don't take this product if you
are allergic to Sage or any of the
other ingredients: see section 6.
Before you take this product: read
section 2.
Dosage instructions: see section 3.
Talk to your doctor if your
symptoms worsen or do not
improve.
Now read the rest of this leaflet
carefully. Keep this leaflet. You may
need to read it again.

1. What this product is for
Menoforce is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used to relieve
excessive sweating associated
with the menopause. This is based
on traditional use only.
Used to relieve:
Hot flushes
Night sweats
Excessive sweating

2. Before you use this
product
Do not take this product:
If you are under 18 years of age.
If you are allergic to Sage or any
of the other ingredients in this
product (see section 6 Further
Information).
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

See your doctor first
If you have been told by
your doctor that you have an
intolerance to some sugars (such
as fructose intolerance, glucosegalactose malabsorption or
sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency).
This product may not be suitable
for you.

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3. How to use this product
Women experiencing menopausal
symptoms: Take 1 tablet daily.
This product is not suitable for those
under 18 years of age.
For oral use only. Don't take more
than the recommended dose.

If you take too much
If you feel ill, talk to your doctor.
Taking too much is unlikely to be
harmful.

If you forget to take this
product
Don't worry about the missed
dose. Take the next dose as usual.

If you feel this product isn't
working
See your doctor if your symptoms
worsen or do not improve.

This product may affect your
ability to drive or use machines.
If you are affected do not drive or
use machinery.

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4. Possible side effects
No side effects have been reported
with the use of products containing
Sage extract.
If you notice any side effects please
tell your doctor or pharmacist.

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5. How to store this
product
Keep out of the reach and sight of
children.
Do not use this product after the
expiry date on the packaging. The
expiry date refers to the last day
of that month.
Use within 8 months of opening.
This product does not require any
special storage conditions.
Do not use this product if you
notice a change in appearance. It
should be an oblong tablet that is
yellowish-brown in colour.

6. Further Information
What this product contains
1 tablet contains 51 mg of dried
tincture from fresh Sage (Salvia
officinalis L.) leaves (1:17-18).
Extraction solvent: ethanol 68% V/V.

What this product looks like
and the contents of the pack
Menoforce tablets are oblong in
shape and yellowish-brown in colour.
Menoforce tablets are available in
packs of 30 and 90 tablets. Not all
pack sizes may be marketed.

Traditional Herbal
Registration Holder and
Manufacturer
Traditional Herbal Registration
Holder and Batch Release:
Bioforce (UK) Ltd,
2 Brewster Place,
Irvine, Ayrshire, UK
KA11 5DD
Manufacturer:
Bioforce AG, CH-9325, Roggwil
Switzerland
THR No. 13668/0020
Certification Mark

This leaflet was approved on 03/2010
The other ingredients used for the
tablet are microcrystalline cellulose,
sucrose laurate and hydrogenated
cottonseed oil.

What is Sage?
Sage is a flowering plant which is
native to the Mediterranean. It is the
extract of Sage leaves which is used
to make Menoforce.

You should also know
Bioforce runs a helpline by phone
and email which can provide you
with further information.
Email: enquiries@avogel.co.uk
Phone: 0845 608 5858
You can help to make medicines
safer by reporting any side effects
to the Yellow Card Scheme
at www.yellowcard.gov.uk.
Alternatively you can get a paper
Yellow Card form from your doctor's
surgery or pharmacy, or call
freephone 0808 100 3352 (available
10am-2pm Monday-Friday).

You can get a larger
print or audio version
of this leaflet.
Call this number:
0845 608 5858.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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