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GINGER TRAVEL CAPSULES

Active substance(s): GINGER RHIZOME POWDER

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Package Leaflet: Information for The User

Ginger Travel Capsules
Ginger Rhizome
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important
information for you.
This medicine is available without a prescription. However, you still need to
take Ginger Travel carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep 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 qualified healthcare practitioner if your
symptoms worsen or do not improve after 5 days.
• If any of the side effects become serious, or you notice any side effects not
listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner.
In this leaflet:
1. What Ginger Travel is and what it is used for
2. Before you take Ginger Travel
3. How to take Ginger Travel C
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Ginger Travel
6. Further information

1. What Ginger Travel is and what it
is used for

which you have bought without a prescription.

Ginger Travel is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used to relieve the
symptoms of travel sickness based on
traditional use only.

You must talk to your doctor if you are
taking:
• Anti-coagulant (blood thinning)
medicines, such as warfarin or heparin.
• Anti-platelet medicines, such as
clopidogrel.
• Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
medicines, such as aspirin, ibuprofen or
naproxen.

2. Before you take Ginger Travel
2.1 Do not take Ginger Travel
• If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
ginger or any of the ingredients in your
medicine (see section 6: Further
information).
• If you have a peptic or duodenal ulcer.
• If you have any obstruction or any
disease of the bile duct, or gall stones.
• If you are under 12 years of age.
• If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
2.2 Take special care with Ginger Travel
If your symptoms persist for more than 5
days or get worse you must see your
doctor, or a qualified healthcare
practitioner.
You must stop taking this medicine at least
2 weeks before you are planning to have
any surgery. Ginger may increase the risk
of you bleeding more, or may affect the
other medicines given to you during
surgery.

2.4 Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Do not take this product if you are pregnant
or breast-feeding because there is no
evidence that it is safe to do so.
2.5 Driving and using machines
You may feel drowsy while taking this
medicine. If you are affected do not drive or
use machines.

3. How to take Ginger Travel
Remember to always take this medicine
with 1-2 glasses of water. The capsules
should be swallowed whole and not
chewed. Do not exceed the stated dose.
You should check with your doctor,
pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner if you are not sure.

2.3 Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you
are taking, or have recently taken any other
medicines. This includes any medicines
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3.1 How much Ginger Travel to take
Adults, the elderly, children over 12
years
2 capsules approximately 30 minutes to
one hour before travelling. Do not take
more than 8 capsules per day.
Children under 12 years of age
Do not give to children under 12 years of
age.

Do not store above 25°C. Keep them in the
original package until it is time to take
them.
Medicines should not be thrown away in
waste water or in household waste. Please
ask your pharmacist how to throw away
any medicine you do not need anymore. If
you do this you will help protect the
environment.

6. Further Information
3.2 If you take more Ginger Travel than
you should
If you have accidentally taken more than
the recommended dosage of Ginger Travel
this usually will not have any side effects.
Continue to take the usual dose at the
usual time.
If you have accidentally taken a lot of this
medicine you may get more side effects or
any side effects may get worse. You must
talk to your doctor.
3.3 If you forget to take Ginger Travel
Never take a double dose to make up for a
missed dose. Take the next dose at the
usual time. Always take with 1-2 glasses of
water.
If you have any further questions about taking this medicine, please ask your doctor,
pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner.

What Ginger Travel contains
The active ingredient in each capsule is:
250 mg ginger rhizome (Zingiber officinale
ROSCOE).
The other ingredients are:
Colloidal anhydrous silica, gelatin, purified
water, titanium dioxide (E171), indigo
carmine (E132).
What Ginger Travel looks like and
contents of the pack
Ginger Travel is is a light blue capsule.
Ginger Travel comes in blister packs of 10,
20 or 50 capsules. Not all packs may be
marketed.
Traditional Registration Holder and
Manufacturer

4. Possible side effects

Traditional Registration Holder:
PlantaPhile Ltd., 18 Hyde Gardens,
Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4PT, UK
Tel. +49-172-601-8754

Like all medicines, Ginger Travel can cause
side effects, although not everybody gets
them.

Manufacturer:
Grünwalder Gesundheitsprodukte GmbH,
Ruhlandstr. 5, 83646 Bad Tölz, Germany.

Rare (affects less than 1 in 1,000
people):
Stomach complaints such as heartburn,
burping, wind, feeling full or nausea (feeling
sick) may occur.
You may feel drowsy.

This leaflet was last revised in October
2011.

Tell your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner if any of the side
effects become serious, or you notice any
side effects not listed in this leaflet.

For a large print, Braille or audio
versions of this leaflet please call +49172-6018754.

5. How to store Ginger Travel
Keep out of the reach and the sight of
children.
Do not use the capsules after the expiry date
on the carton and the blister strip. The expiry
date is the last day of that month.

THR 32294/0015

Certification Mark

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 free phone 0808 100 3352
(available 10am-2pm Monday - Friday).’
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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