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GNC LIVE WELL HORSETAIL CAPSULES

Active substance(s): HORSETAIL EXTRACT

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
HORSETAIL CAPSULES
Horsetail Herb Extract 160mg
Important notes
u Please read this leaflet carefully before you
use this product because it contains
important information
u Keep this leaflet; you may need to read it
again
u Seek professional advice if you need more
information
u Please tell a Doctor or a qualified
Healthcare Practitioner if your symptoms
worsen or do not improve after 2 weeks
of taking this product
u Please tell a Doctor or a qualified
Healthcare Practitioner if you suffer from
side effects not listed in this leaflet and/or
if any of the side effects become serious
In this leaflet
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What this product is and what it is used for
Before you take this product
How to take this product
Possible side effects
How to store this product
Further information

1 - What this product is and what
it is used for
This product contains Horsetail herb extract.
It is a traditional herbal medicinal product
used to increase the amount of urine for the
purpose of flushing the urinary tract to assist
in minor urinary complaints. This is based on
traditional use only.
2 - Before you take this product
Do not take this product if you:
u Are under 18 years of age
u Are pregnant or breastfeeding
u Are allergic to Horsetail or any of the
ingredients listed in section 6 of this leaflet
u Have a condition where a reduced fluid
intake is recommended such as severe
heart or kidney disease

Consult a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare
Practitioner if:
u The symptoms worsen during the use of
this product
u Symptoms such as fever, dysuria, spasms or
blood in the urine occur during the use of
this product
u You are currently taking diuretic medication
3 - How to take this product
For oral use only.
Adults and elderly:
Take 1 capsule 3 times daily.
Swallow the whole capsule with water.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If you take too much of the product
(overdose): Speak to a Doctor or a qualified
Healthcare Practitioner immediately and
take this leaflet and bottle with you.
If you forget to take this product: Do not
take a double dose to make up for the
missed dose(s). Continue to take your usual
dose at the usual time. It does not matter if
you have missed a dose.
Duration of use: If symptoms worsen or do
not improve after 2 weeks of taking this
product or if any of the side effects listed in
this leaflet become serious or if any side
effects not listed in the leaflet occur, a Doctor
or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner should
be consulted.
4 - Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this product can cause side
effects, although not everybody gets them.
Possible side effects are:
u Mild gastrointestinal disturbances such as
nausea and diarrhoea
u Allergic reactions (e.g. rash). The frequency
is not known
If any of the above side effects become serious
or if you experience any other side effects not
listed above, consult your Doctor, Pharmacist
or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner.
If you experience any allergic reactions, stop
taking this product and consult a Doctor.
More information on back panel

5 - How to store this product

THR 21710/0015

u Keep the capsules in the bottle until it is
time to take them
u Do not take the capsules after the
expiry date (see outer label). The expiry
date refers to the last day of the month
u Do not store above 25˚C
u Store in the original packaging
u Keep the bottle tightly closed
u Keep the capsules out of sight and reach
of children

Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
NBTY Europe Limited
Samuel Ryder House
Barling Way
Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CV10 7RH
United Kingdom

6 - Further information
Each hard capsule contains 160mg of extract
(as dry extract) from Horsetail herb
(Equisetum arvense L.) (equivalent to
640mg-960mg of Horsetail herb).
Extraction solvent: Water.
This product also contains the following
inactive (excipient) ingredients:
Microcrystalline cellulose, Magnesium stearate.
Excipients in the extract: Maltodextrin.
Capsule shell: Hypromellose.
Each bottle contains 30 clear, hard two piece
capsules, with light brown fill.

Manufacturer
NBTY Europe Limited
Vitality House
Sixth Avenue
Centrum 100
Burton-on-Trent
Staffordshire, DE14 2WP
United Kingdom
If you would like further information about
this product, please contact:
NBTY Europe Limited
Regulatory Services Department
Samuel Ryder House
Barling Way
Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CV10 7RH
United Kingdom
Is this leaflet hard to see or read?
Contact us on:
Telephone: +44 (0) 2476 215 400
Fax: +44 (0) 2476 215 452
Email: customerservices@NBTYeurope.com
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
This leaflet was prepared on: 16/01/2012

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