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BOXS HERBALS STRENGTH TABLETS

Active substance(s): COLA SEED / DAMIANA DRY EXTRACT 100:35 / SAW PALMETTO SOFT EXTRACT 4:1

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LEAFLET TEXT
Dimensions: 200mm X 120mm
Colours: Black
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR

Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine

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

Napiers Pro-Vitality Herbal Tablets
is a traditional herbal medicinal
product containing Cola seed and
extracts of Damiana leaf and Saw
Palmetto fruit. For full details see
Section 6.

This product contains 45.2 mg of
sucrose and 45mg of lactose 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.

Adults and the elderly:
One or two tablets three times a day.

Napiers Pro-Vitality Herbal Tablets
is a traditional herbal medicinal
product used to relieve fatigue,
exhaustion and debility, based on
traditional use only.

The product should be discontinued
prior to planned surgery due to the
possible increased risk of bleeding
associated with Saw Palmetto.

2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS
PRODUCT
Do not take this product if you:
• are under 18 years old
• are pregnant or breastfeeding

Taking other medicines:
Patients taking MAO-inhibitor medicines
(antidepressants) should use products
containing Cola seed with caution.
Products containing Cola seed, like
other products containing caffeine,
reduce the action of sedative medicines
and increase side effects caused by
some medicines used to treat heart
conditions.

• are allergic to any of the ingredients
• have liver or kidney problems
• have surgery planned
• have a stomach ulcer,
cardiovascular problems such as high
blood pressure, irregular heartbeat or
have an overactive thyroid

Tell your doctor before taking this
medicine if you are taking any other
medicines, including any bought with a
prescription.

Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your symptoms worsen or persist
after one week, speak to your doctor,
pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner.
Not recommended before bedtime, as
it may cause sleep disturbances.
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.
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
Rare cases of allergic reactions,
burping and gastrointestinal
discomfort have been reported with
Saw palmetto.
There has been one case report of
intraoperative haemorrhage
associated with the use of Saw
palmetto.
If other adverse reactions not
mentioned above occurs, 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.

Traditional Herbal Registration
holder:
Highland Herbs Limited,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 0LF

6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each tablet contains:
45 mg of Cola seed (Cola nitida
(Vent.) Schott et Endl.)
80.5 mg of extract (as dry extract)
from Damiana leaf (Turnera diffusa
Will.) (100:35) Extraction solvent:
Water
11.3 mg of extract (as soft extract)
from Saw Palmetto fruit (Serenoa
repens (Bartram)) (4:1) Extraction
solvent: Water

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Each tablet also contains sucrose,
lactose, sodium starch glycolate, talc,
starch pregelatinised, magnesium
stearate, shellac E904, light kaolin
and chlorophyll E140.
This product comes in containers of
100 pale green round tablets.

Manufacturer:
Potters Division, Wigan, WN5 0JZ, UK
Traditional Herbal Registration
number: THR 43751/0015

Leaflet revised 08/01/2015

What is Cola?
Cola seed or nut is a bitter, caffeinecontaining nut harvested from tropical
evergreen trees in West Africa. An
extract from the powdered nut is used
in this medicine.

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

What is Damiana?
Damiana is a small shrub with
aromatic yellow flowers and fig-like
fruit that is native to Texas and
Central America. An extract from the
leaves is used in this medicine.

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

What is Saw Palmetto?
Saw Palmetto is a small fan palm
native to Florida. An extract from the
drupes or 'berries' is used to make 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

NAPIERS PRO-VITALITY
HERBAL TABLETS
with Cola seed and extracts of
Damiana leaf and Saw Palmetto fruit.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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