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Active substance(s): BOLDO LEAF DRY EXTRACT 4-6:1 / BUTTERNUT BARK POWDER / DANDELION ROOT POWDER / FUCUS DRY EXTRACT 5:1 / BOLDO LEAF DRY EXTRACT 4-6:1 / BUTTERNUT BARK POWDER / DANDELION ROOT POWDER / FUCUS DRY EXTRACT 5:1 / BOLDO LEAF DRY EXTRACT 4-6:1 / BUTTERNUT BARK POWDER / DAND

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4 POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Like all medicines this product can cause
side effects, but not everyone gets them.
If any of the following or other side
effects occur, stop taking this product
and consult your doctor or pharmacist:
• May cause Diarrhoea.
• Allergic reactions such as skin rash
(which can sometimes be severe and
include peeling and blistering of the
skin); swelling of the face, neck, tongue or
throat; difficulty breathing (anaphylaxis)
- seek medical help if severe
• Stomach pain, excess acid.
The frequency of these side effects
occurring is not known.
Making medicines safer:
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.

5. HOW TO STORE POTTER’S SLIM AID
TABLETS:
Keep out of the reach and sight of
children.
Do not use Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets after the
expiry date. The expiry date is printed on the
label and base of the carton.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original
packaging.
Return any unused medicine to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION:
Each coated tablet contains:
45 mg of extract (as dry extract) from
Bladderwrack thallus (Fucus vesiculosus L.) (5:1)
(equivalent to 225 mg of Fucus)
Extraction solvent: Water
30 mg Dandelion root (Taraxacum officinale
Weber ex Wigg)
27 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Boldo
Leaf (Peumus boldus Molina) (4-6:1) (equivalent
to 108-162 mg of Boldo leaf)
Extraction solvent: Methanol 70% v/v
10 mg Butternut bark (Juglans cineraria L.)

This product also contains:
Glucose Monohydrate, Calcium Hydrogen
Phosphate, Talc, Magnesium Stearate,
Croscarmellose Sodium, Shellac (E904),
Sucrose, Kaolin Light, Titanium Dioxide (E171),
Red Iron Oxide 17266 (E172), Yellow Iron
Oxide 17268 (E172), Maltodextrin, Colloidal
Anhydrous Silica.
What Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets look like
and the contents of the pack:
Peach round biconvex sugar-coated tablets
available in containers of 84, 90, 100, 120
and 180 tablets. Not all pack sizes may be
marketed.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
and Manufacturer:
Potters, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
THR 44893/0028

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

SLIM AID TABLETS
FUCUS, DANDELION ROOT,
BOLDO LEAF AND BUTTERNUT BARK

Certification Mark

For further information, call
01202 449752
If you would like a version of this leaflet
in an alternative format, please call
01942 219960
Product code: SLI5LEA3
Leaflet last revised: 02/02/2016
PLEASE READ THESE
INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE

POT TER’S HERBAL REMEDIES SINCE 1812

This medicine is available without
prescription. However, you still need to
take Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets carefully
to get the best results from them.
• K eep this leaflet. You may need to read
it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor or pharmacist if
your symptoms worsen or do not improve.
• If you experience any of the side effects
listed in the leaflet, or if you notice any
other side effects, please consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
IN THIS LEAFLET:
1. What Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets are and
what they are used for
2. Before you take Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets
3. How to take Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets
6. Further information

1. WHAT POTTER’S SLIM AID TABLETS
ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR:
Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets are 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 POTTER’S SLIM
AID TABLETS:
Do not take Potter’s Slim Aid Tablets:
• if you are under 18 years or elderly
• if you are allergic to any of the
ingredients, iodine or to plants from
the Asteraceae (Compositae) family e.g.
daisies, marigolds or artichokes
• if you have kidney or heart failure
• if you have diabetes
• if you have a thyroid disorder or taking
medicines for this
• if you take medicines or products
containing iodine
• if you have liver disease
• if you have problems with your bile duct
e.g. infection, blockage or inflammation
of your bile duct or gallstones or other
biliary problems
• if you have a stomach ulcer
• if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Taking other medicines:
Please ask your doctor or pharmacist for
advice if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines, including
medicines obtained without a prescription.
Important information about some of
the ingredients in Potter’s Slim Aid
Tablets:
This product contains Glucose Monohydrate
and Sucrose. If you have been told by your
doctor that you have an intolerance to some
sugars, contact your doctor before taking
this medicine.
3. HOW TO TAKE POTTER’S SLIM AID
TABLETS:
It is important that you follow the
instructions carefully.
FOR ORAL USE:
Adults: Take one or two tablets three times
a day.
This product must be used in conjunction with
a calorie controlled diet and extra exercise.
The use in children, adolescents
under 18 years and the elderly is
not recommended.

Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms persist or do not improve
during the use of the medicinal product, a
doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner
should be consulted.
If you take too many Potter’s Slim Aid
Tablets:
Stop taking the medicine and consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Potter’s Slim Aid
Tablets:
If you miss a dose, take the next dose at the
usual time. Do not take two doses to make
up for a missed dose. Always consult your
doctor or pharmacist if you need advice.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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