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ECHINACIN JUICE MADAUS

Active substance(s): DRIED JUICE EX FRESH FLOWERING P. CONEFLOWER HERB 31.5-53.6

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Echinacin Juice Madaus
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE
USER

ECHINACIN JUICE MADAUS
Dried pressed juice from Echinacea purpurea fresh
herb.
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it
contains important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription.
However, you still need to take Echinacin Juice
MADAUS carefully to get the best results from it.
Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ask your pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner if you need more information or advice.
You must contact a doctor if your symptoms worsen
or do not improve after ten days.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
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6.

What this product is and what it is used for
Before you take Echinacin Juice MADAUS
How to take Echinacin Juice MADAUS
Possible side effects
How to store Echinacin Juice MADAUS
Further information



if you have had an organ or bone marrow
transplant



if you suffer from blood disorders involving
the white blood cell system such as low
white blood cell count due to bone marrow
disorders (agranulocytosis) or blood cell
cancer (leukemia).

Do not give Echinacin Juice MADAUS to children
below 12 years of age.
Take special care with Echinacin Juice MADAUS
- if the symptoms worsen or high fever occurs while
using this product or if symptoms do not improve
after 10 days, consult your doctor or pharmacist
as soon as possible.
There is a possible risk of anaphylactic reactions in
people who are prone to allergies. If you have
suffered from hypersensitivity reactions in the past,
consult your doctor before using Echinacin Juice
MADAUS.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your qualified healthcare practitioner or
pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken
any other medicines, including medicines obtained
without a prescription.
Do not take Echinacin Juice MADAUS with:


medicines that suppress your immune system
(such as ciclosporin and methotrexate).

1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND WHAT IT IS
USED FOR

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

Echinacin Juice MADAUS is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used to relieve the symptoms of:

Do not take this medicine if pregnant or breastfeeding.




Colds
Flu.

This is based on traditional use only.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE ECHINACIN JUICE
MADAUS
Do not take Echinacin Juice MADAUS


if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the
active ingredient or to plants of the daisy
(Asteraceae/Compositae) family or any of
the other ingredients of Echinacin Juice
MADAUS (Please see section 6, Further
information)



if you have a tendency to allergies such as
hives, allergic eczema or asthma



if you suffer from the infection tuberculosis



if you suffer from connective tissue disease
with formation of clumps of cells
(sarcoidosis), mainly occuring in the lymph
nodes, lung and liver





if you suffer from autoimmune diseases
such as inflammation of the connective
tissue (collagenoses) or multiple sclerosis
if you suffer from conditions which
decrease your resistance to infections (e.g.
HIV infections or AIDS) or are on therapy
to reduce your natural response to
infection (immunosuppression) e.g. chemo
therapy for cancer, radiotherapy.

Driving and using machines
No studies on the effects on the ability to drive and
use machines have been performed.
3. HOW TO TAKE ECHINACIN JUICE MADAUS
For oral use only.
Always take Echinacin Juice MADAUS as your
qualified healthcare practitioner or pharmacist has
told you. You should check with your qualified
healthcare practitioner or pharmacist if you are not
sure.
The usual dose is:
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years:
one 5 ml teaspoonful to be taken 3 times a day with
sufficient liquid.
Start taking it at the first signs of a common cold.
Echinacin Juice MADAUS should not be used for
longer than 10 days.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
If you take more Echinacin Juice MADAUS than
you should
If you take too much of this medicine and feel
unwell, consult your doctor as soon as possible.
If you forget to take Echinacin Juice MADAUS
If you have missed a dose, do not take a double
dose to make up for a missed dose but continue
taking the medicine as instructed by your qualified
healthcare practitioner or pharmacist or as
described in this leaflet.

Echinacin Juice Madaus
If you have any further questions on the use of this
product, ask your pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Echinacin Juice MADAUS can
cause side effects, although not everybody gets
them.
Stop taking Echinacin Juice MADAUS and
consult your doctor at once if one of the
following side effects occur:
• allergic reactions such as itching (hives), rash
• difficulty in breathing (bronchospasm with
obstruction)
• asthma or anaphylactic shock (a life-threatening
allergic reaction)
• blistering of the skin and mucous membranes
(Stevens-Johnson Syndrome)
• swelling of the skin due to fluid (angioedema) or
swelling of the facial area (Quincke´s oedema).
Echinacea can trigger allergic reactions in people
who are prone to allergies.
Other side effects
There have been isolated reports suggesting an
association between Echinacea products and
autoimmune diseases which can cause:

carton after “EXP”. The expiry date refers to the last
day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater
or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
dispose of medicines which are no longer required.
These measures will help to protect the
environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Echinacin Juice MADAUS contains
Each 5 ml of oral solution contains 0.117 g of dried
pressed juice from Echinacea purpurea fresh herb
[31.5 - 53.6 : 1] equivalent to 3.7 – 6.3 g Echinacea
purpurea (L.) Moench.
The other ingredients are:
Potassium sorbate, Citric acid, Xanthan gum,
Xylitol, Orange flavour, Water.
What Echinacin Juice MADAUS looks like and
contents of the pack
Viscous brownish solution in amber glass bottles of
100 ml.
On standing, clouding or settling of the contents
may occur. This will not affect the product.
Traditional Herbal Registration holder and
Manufacturer
MADAUS GmbH
51101 Cologne, Germany
Telephone: 0221/8998-0
Fax: 0221/8998-711
e-mail: info@rottapharm-madaus.de



inflammation of the brain and spinal cord
(disseminated encephalitis)



reddish, painful, tender lumps on the skin usually
below the knees (erythema nodosum)



low platelet count (immunothrombocytopenia)



destruction of blood cells by antibodies (Evans
Syndrome)

HFA Healthcare Ltd.
30 Blossomfield Road
Solihull, West Midlands,B91 1 NF



dryness in the mouth and eyes with renal tubular
dysfunction (Sjögren Syndrome).

This leaflet was last revised in
November 2013.

The frequency of these side effects is not known.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if
symptoms persist for more than 10 days, or if
you notice any side effects not listed in this
leaflet, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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 GP's
surgery or pharmacy, or call freephone 0808 100
3352 (available 10am-2pm Monday – Friday).
5. HOW TO STORE ECHINACIN JUICE MADAUS
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 25 °C. Keep in the original
container.
This product should be discarded 6 months after
first opening.
Do not use Echinacin Juice MADAUS after the
expiry date which is stated on the label and on the

For a copy of this leaflet in Braille,
large print or audio, please call HFA
Healthcare Ltd medical information on
+44(0) 844 335 8270
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A low white blood cell count (leucopenia) may occur
in long-term use (more than 8 weeks). This may
mean you are more likely to have infections.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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