NAPIERS HERBAL HIGH STRENGTH SLIMMING AID

Active substance: FUCUS AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 5:1

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

NAPIERS HERBAL HIGH
STRENGTH SLIMMING AID
with Bladderwrack extract
Please read this leaflet carefully
before you start taking this product.
It contains important information for
you about this product that may affect
you.
Keep this leaflet. You may wish to
read it again.
You must contact a doctor or qualified
healthcare practitioner if your
symptoms do not improve or worsen
during the use of this medicinal
product. If any side effects become
serious, or if you notice side effects
not listed in here, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.
What is 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
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1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Herbal High Strength
Slimming Aid is a traditional herbal
medicinal product containing
Bladderwrack extract. For full details
see Section 6.
Napiers Herbal High Strength
Slimming Aid is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used as an aid to
slimming as part of a calorie controlled
diet, based on traditional use only.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS
PRODUCT

Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine
This product contains 132 micrograms of
iodine. If you have been told that you
have a thyroid disorder, contact your
doctor before taking this medicinal
product.
This product contains 86.7mg of lactose
and 0.085 mg of sucrose per tablet. If
you have been told by your doctor that
you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this
medicinal product.

Do not take this product if you:
• are under 18 years old or elderly
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to iodine or any of the
ingredients
• are taking other medicines or dietary
supplements containing iodine
• have a thyroid disorder

 

 
3. HOW TO TAKE
THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only.
Adults (over 18
years old):
Two tablets to be
taken three times
day after meals.
Do not exceed the
stated dose.
This product must be
used in conjunction
with a calorie
controlled diet and
exercise.
If your symptoms
worsen or persist,
speak to your doctor,
pharmacist or
qualified healthcare
practitioner.
If you take too
much (overdose).
If you take more than
the recommended
dose, speak to a
doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare
practitioner and take
this leaflet with you.
An overdose may
lead to thyroid
disorders such as
hyperthyroidism,
thyrotoxicosis,
subclinical
hypothyroidism or
Hashimoto’s
thyroiditis.
If you forget to take
this product
Continue to take
your usual dose at
the usual time. Do
not take a double
dose. It does not
matter if you miss a
dose.

 
 
 

If you have any
questions, or are
unsure of anything,
please speak to your
doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare
practitioner.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE
EFFECTS
In some people,
Bladderwrack
extracts may cause
diarrhea. The
frequency is
unknown.
If you notice any side
effects, not
mentioned above,
please tell your
doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare
practitioner.
Making medicines
safer
You can help to make
medicines safer by
reporting any sideeffects to the Yellow
Card Scheme at
www.mhra.gov.uk/yell
owcard
Alternatively you can
get a paper Yellow
Card form from your
doctor’s surgery or a
pharmacy, or call
freephone 0808 100
3352 (available
10am-2pm Monday to
Friday).

 

5. HOW TO STORE
THIS PRODUCT
Do not use this product
after the expiry date.
The expiry date is
printed on the label and
on the bottom of the
carton.
Do not store above
25ºC. Store in the
original container.
There are no special
precautions for
disposal.
Keep this product out of
the reach and
sight of children.

Traditional Herbal
Registration holder:
Rickard Lane’s and
W. H. Box Ltd
24 Tennant Street
Edinburgh EH6 5ND
Product
manufacturers:
Skineolin Co. Ltd
Erith DA8 2LF
Traditional Herbal
Registration
number: THR
15670/0055
[THR logo]

6. FURTHER
INFORMATION
Each coated tablet
contains:
120mg of dry extract
from Bladderwrack
thallus (Fucus
vesiculosus L. or Fucus
serratus L.)(equivalent
to 600mg of
Bladderwrack).
Extraction solvent:
Water.
Each tablet also
contains lactose,
calcium hydrogen
phosphate (E341),
talc (E553(b)),
magnesium stearate
(E572), sodium starch
glycolate, sucrose ,
titanium dioxide (E171) ,
kaolin light (E559),
Maltodextrin, Colloidal
anhydrous silica and
Water.
This product comes in
containers of 100 round,
white tablets. 

Leaflet revised
26/02/2013  

What is
Bladderwrack?
Bladderwrack is the
common name of a
seaweed called
Fucus, that is
native to the sea
around the British
Isles. An extract
from leaves is used
in these tablets.

Further Enquiries
A copy of this
leaflet in large
format print is
available.
If you would like
more information
about this product
please contact:
Napiers the
Herbalists
24 Tennant Street,
Edinburgh EH6
5ND
Telephone: 0845
002 1860 

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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