SEVEN SEAS ORIGINAL PURE COD LIVER OIL CAPSULES

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ORIGINAL PURE COD LIVER OIL CAPSULES, PL 01932/0259
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SEVEN SEAS ORIGINAL PURE COD LIVER OIL CAPSULES
For the relief of joint pains & stiffness
120 Capsules
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Ingredients
Each capsule contains 0.32 ml Pure Cod Liver Oil containing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 26 mg,
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 24 mg, retinol (vitamin A) 670IU, colecalciferol (vitamin D3) 67IU and
alpha tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E) 0.3IU.
How to take
For oral use. Not recommended for children under 6 years. Do not exceed the recommended dose.
The capsules should be swallowed with water.
Adults and children over 6 years: As a dietary supplement (to help keep joints pain free and
supple): Take 1-2 capsules three times a day.
If you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant or breast feeding: Take 1 capsule three times a day
only on the advice of a doctor.
For mild to moderate vitamin deficiency: Take 1-3 capsules three times a day, depending upon the
age of the patient and the severity of the condition.
How to store
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN
Store under cool dry conditions, away from sunlight and direct heat. Do not use after the expiry date
shown on the label.
Please take any unused medicine back to your pharmacist.
Product License holder and manufacturer:
Seven Seas Limited, Hedon Road, Marfleet, Hull, HU9 5NJ, UK.

Seven Seas and Ocean Gold are registered Trade Marks. Seven Seas a company of Merck KGaA.
PL 01932/0259
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What Seven Seas Original Pure Cod Liver Oil capsules are and what are they used for
Seven Seas Original Pure Cod Liver Oil Capsules provide a rich source of vitamins A, D and E and the
unsaturated fatty acids EPA and DHA which are essential dietary components. It is a traditional
remedy for the relief of muscular pains, joint pains and stiffness. It can be used in children and adults
with poor dietary status and in the treatment of combined vitamins A, D, and E deficiencies.
DO NOT TAKE Seven Seas Original Pure Cod Liver Oil Capsules:





If you know you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine (see ingredients
section)
If you are receiving medical treatment for having too much vitamin A, D, E or Calcium in your
blood
If you are taking thiazide diuretics (water tablets), oestrogen-containing contraceptives (the
‘pill’), or with other vitamin A, D and E containing supplements or fish oils.
If you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant or breast feeding – except on the advice of a
doctor or antenatal clinic

If any of these conditions apply to you, please discuss your treatment with your doctor or
pharmacist before taking this medicine.
YOU MUST BE especially careful, tell your doctor or pharmacist if:






If you have asthma which is triggered by aspirin
If you have a bleeding disorder such as haemophilia (problems with blood clotting), if you are
taking any medicines for blood clotting (e.g. warfarin), or you are taking aspirin or
cephalosporin (an antibiotic)
If you suffer from liver problems
You are taking any other medicines including ones you have bought yourself as well as those
you have on prescription from your doctor.

How to take
For oral use. Not recommended for children under 6 years.
Do not exceed the recommended dose
The capsules should be swallowed with a drink of water.
Dosage
Adults and children over 6 years
As a dietary supplement (to help keep joints pain free and supple).
Take 1 – 2 capsules three times a day.

If you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant or breast feeding:
Take 1 capsule three times a day.
For mild to moderate vitamin deficiency
Take 1 – 3 capsules three times a day, depending on the severity of the condition. It is usual to take
this medicine for 2 weeks to 2 months or until your vitamin deficiency state is corrected.
If you take more of this medicine than you should, speak to your doctor or pharmacist straightaway.
Take your medicine or the pack with you. If you miss a dose don’t worry, do not take a double dose,
continue with your usual dose at the next due time. If your symptoms persist or you have any
questions about taking this medicine, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines Seven Seas Original Pure Cod Liver Oil Capsules can sometimes cause side effects
but not everyone will get them. Seven Seas Original Pure Cod Liver Oil Capsules can sometimes
cause nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick), fishy after-taste, wind, skin reactions (e.g. eczema,
acne and rash), abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea and a slight increase in liver enzymes if you
have high levels of fat in the blood (hypertriglyceridaemia). If you experience any side effects or
your symptoms persist tell your doctor or pharmacist.
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 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.
How to store
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN
Keep in the outer container in order to protect from light and direct heat. Do not use after the expiry
date shown on the bottle and carton. Please take any unused medicine back to your pharmacist.
This will help to protect the environment.
Ingredients
Each capsule contains 0.32 ml of Pure Cod Liver Oil containing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 26 mg,
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 24 mg, retinol (vitamin A) 670 IU, colecalciferol (vitamin D3) 67 IU, alpha
tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E) 0.3 IU. The other ingredients are gelatine, glycerine and purified
water.
The above noted vitamins and fatty acids are essential for building resistance to infections such as
coughs and colds, healthy hair, skin and nails, good vision and strong bones.
Seven Seas Original Pure Cod Liver Oil Capsules are purified using Ocean Gold® refining technology.
Product Licence Holder and Manufacturer: Seven Seas Ltd., Hedon Road, Marfleet, Hull, HU9 5NJ,
UK.

PL 01932/0259
This label was last revised: October 2013

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