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Active substance(s): BUCHU INFUSION CONCENTRATED / HELONIAS LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / JAMAICA DOGWOOD LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / MOTHERWORT LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / SCULLCAP LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1

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LEAFLET  TEXT  
Dimensions:  200mm  X  120mm  
Colours:  Black  
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Monthly Cramp Relief is a traditional herbal
medicinal product containing extracts of Scullcap
herb, Helionas root, Jamaican Dogwood bark,
Motherwort herb and Buchu leaf. For full details see
Section 6.
Napiers Monthly Cramp Relief is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used for the symptomatic relief of
menstrual cramps, based on traditional use only.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS
PRODUCT
Do not take this product if you:
• are under 18 years old
• are diagnosed with menstrual disorders
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the ingredients
• if you are taking medicines known
to interact with alcohol e.g. metronidazole

Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine

3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only.

This product contains 18% v/v ethanol
(alcohol), i.e. up to 710 mg per 5 ml dose, equivalent to
18 ml beer or 7.5ml wine. Harmful for people suffering
from alcoholism or liver-disease. If you are in a high risk
group (patients with liver disease or epilepsy) you
should consider the alcohol content before taking this
product.

Adult women (over 18 years old):
One 5 ml teaspoonful three times a day.

This product contains 600 mg of sucrose, 29 mg of
glucose and 0.001 ml sorbitol per 5 ml dose. If you have
been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this
medicinal product.

 

 

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
None known.

Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your symptoms worsen or do not improve after one
week, 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.
Overdose of this product may result in alcohol
intoxication: the amount of alcohol in a full bottle
(10.65g in 75ml; 14.2g in 100 ml; 21.3g in 150 ml:
equivalent to 0.45 or 0.6 or 0.9 large glasses of wine
or 1.08 or 1.44 or 2.16 glasses of beer, respectively)
may result in intoxication and should be treated
accordingly (See Section 2).
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.

If adverse reactions occur, a doctor or qualified health
care practitioner should be consulted.
Making medicines safer
You can help to make medicines safer by reporting
any side-effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
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.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each 5 ml contains:
0.265 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from
Scullcap herb (Scutellaria laterifolia L.) (1:1)
Extraction Solvent: Water
0.175 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from
Helionas root (Chamaelirium luteum) (1:1)
Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 45% v/v
0.1ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Jamaican
Dogwood bark (Piscidia piscipula) (1:1) Extract
Solvent: Ethanol 60% v/v
0.265ml of extract (as liquid extract) from
Motherwort herb (Leonurus cardiaca) (1:1)
Extract Solvent: Water
0.555 ml of extract (as liquid extract) from Buchu
leaf (Agathosma betulina (Berg) Pillans) (1:2.5)
Extract solvent: Ethanol 25% v/v
Also contains glucose liquid, syrup (sucrose),
glycerol, tincture Cardamon Co (Cardamom oil,
Caraway oil, Cinnamon oil, Beetroot powder,
glycerol, ethanol and water), Nutmeg oil, Clove
oil, Cinnamon oil, Liquorice liquid extract
(Liquorice, ethanol, sorbitol and water), alcohol
and caramel E150a.

 
 
 
 

Traditional Herbal Registration holder:
Highland Herbs Limited,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 0LF
Product manufacturers:
Potters Ltd, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration
number: THR 43751/0010
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Leaflet revised 20/08/2014  

What is Scullcap?
Scullcap is a flowering herb native to North
America and used in Britain since the 1800s. An
extract from the leaves and flowering tops is
used to make this medicine.
What is Helionas root?
Helonias, sometimes called False Unicorn root, is
a flowering herb native to North America and
used in Britain since the 1800s. An extract from
the root is used to make this medicine.
What is Jamaican Dogwood ?
Jamaican Dogwood is a herb native to the
southern USA, West Indies and Latin America. An
extract from the bark is used to make this
medicine.
What is Motherwort herb?
Motherwort is a flowering herb native to the
British Isles. An extract from the leaves and
flowering tops is used to make this medicine.
What is Buchu?
Buchu is a flowering herb native to South Africa.
An extract from the leaves is used in making this
medicine.
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,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 0LF
Telephone: 0845 002 1860

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

NAPIERS MONTHLY
CRAMP RELIEF
with extracts of Scullcap, Helionas root, Jamaican
Dogwood, Motherwort and Buchu leaf.
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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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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