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DIACIMI TABLETS

Active substance(s): CIMICIFUGA RHIZOME

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Patient Information Leaflet
DiaCimi Tablets film-coated tablets
Black Cohosh root extract 6.5 mg
Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking these tablets.
It contains some important information about DiaCimi Tablets.
Keep this leaflet with the tablets.
You may want to read it again or show it to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner.

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: Contents of the pack and other information

1: What this product is and what it is used for
This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing Black Cohosh root extract. Each
film-coated tablet of this product contains 6.5mg of extract (as dry extract) from Black Cohosh rhizome and root (Cimicifuga racemosa (L.) Nutt.) (4.5-8.5:1) (equivalent to 29.25-55.25mg of Black
Cohosh). Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60 % v/v.
DiaCimi Tablets is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the relief of symptoms of the menopause, such as hot flushes, night sweats, and temporary changes in mood (such as nervous irritability
and restlessness), based on traditional use only.
As there is evidence that Black Cohosh may have hormone-like actions, it should only be used
by woman of children-bearing potential if contraception is used.

2: Before you take this product
DO NOT TAKE this product if you:
• have ever had or are suffering from liver or kidney problems (e.g. hepatitis, jaundice or cirrhosis)
• have or have ever had treatment for breast cancer or any other hormone-dependent tumour
• are of childbearing potential or do not use contraception
• are lactose-intolerant (react badly to lactose or milk)
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the ingredients (see section 6)
• are under 18 years of age
Tell your doctor before taking this product if you:
• have a persistent history of menstrual disorders
• are currently taking a medicine containing -estrogen

You must speak to a qualified healthcare practitioner if you symptoms worsen, if they do not improve
after 12 weeks, or if you notice any re-appearance or changes in menstrual bleeding.

3: How to take this product
For oral use only
Adults
For women experiencing menopausal symptoms, take 1 tablet daily.
Tablets should be taken at the same time of day if possible (morning or evening).
Swallow the tablets whole with some water or other liquid. Do not chew the tablets.
Do not take more than the leaflet tells you to.
If you take too much of this product (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 you usual dose at the usual time, it does not matter if you have missed a dose. Do not
take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
If you have any questions, or are unsure about anything, please ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.

4: Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this product can have side-effects. They are listed below.
Uncommon side-effects (affecting fewer than 1 in 1000 people)
• digestive upsets such as
If these persist for more than a few days, or become troublesome, stop taking this product. These
indigestion or diarrhoea.
common side-effects are often only temporary.
• facial swelling
Stop taking this product immediately if you expe• weight gain
rience any allergic skin reaction.
• allergic skin reactions
such as nettle rash, itching
of the skin
Other side-effects
Black Cohosh may rarely cause liver problems. If you become unwell (yellowing
eyes/skin, nausea, vomiting, dark urine, abdominal pain, unusual tiredness) stop taking
immediately and seek medicinal advice. Tell your doctor or pharmacist, if you notice
any other side-effect.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner This
includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects
directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow
Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store.

By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

5: How to store this product
Do not use your tablets after the expiry date. Return any out-of-date tablets to your pharmacist who
will dispose of them for you. The expiry date is printed on the box and the blister pack.
Do not store above 30°C. Store in the original packaging.
Keep the tablets out of the reach and sight of children.
Keep your tablets in the blister pack until it is time to take them.

6: Contents of the pack and other information
Each film-coated tablet of this product contains 6.5 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Black Cohosh
rhizome and root (Cimicifuga racemosa (L.) Nutt.) (4.5-8.5:1) (equivalent to 29.25-55.25 mg of Black
Cohosh). Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60 % v/v.
This product also contains the following ingredients:
Tablet core:
Cellulose powdered, lactose monohydrate, silica colloidal anhydrous, magnesium stearate, maize
starch, cellulose microcrystalline, sodium starch glycolate (type A).
Film-coating:
Hypromellose, macrogol 4000, titanium dioxide (E 171)
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor
before taking this product. Each film-coated tablet contains 142 mg of lactose monohydrate.
Each pack contains 30, 60, 90 or 100 film-coated tablets.
Registration holder
Diapharm GmbH & Co. KG
Hafenweg 18-20
48155 Münster
Germany
Manufacturer of this product
Diapharm GmbH & Co. KG
Würzburger Str. 3
26121 Oldenburg
Germany

or

Traditional herbal registration number: THR 42340/0005

Certification Mark

Wiewelhove GmbH
Dörnebrink 19
49479 Ibbenbüren
Germany

If you would like further information about this product, please contact:
Diapharm GmbH & Co. KG
Würzburger Str. 3
26121 Oldenburg
Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)251-609350
Email: info@diapharm.de

This leaflet was last revised in September 2017.
For a large print, Braille or audio version update of this leaflet, call [to be updated].

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