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HEALTHSPAN DEVILS CLAW JOINTAID TABLETS

Active substance(s): DEVILS CLAW QUANTIFIED DRY EXTRACT

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Patient Information Leaflet

6: Further information

Healthspan Devil’s Claw JointAid

Active ingredient:
Each film-coated tablet contains 450mg of extract (as dry extract) from Devil’s Claw
root (Harpagophytum procumbens D.C and/or H.zeyheri L.Decne, radix) (equivalent to
1,575mg – 2,250mg of Devil's Claw root).

Devil’s Claw Root Extract 450mg

Tablets

Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking these tablets.

Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60% v/v.

It contains some important information about Healthspan Devil’s Claw JointAid.

Excipients in the extract:
Maltodextrin, Silica Colloidal Anhydrous.

Keep this leaflet with the tablets.
You may want to read it again or show it to your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.

Tablet core:
Maltodextrin, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium, Stearic Acid,
Magnesium Stearate, Colloidal Anhydrous Silica.

What is in this leaflet

Coating:
Hypromellose, Titanium Dioxide, Copper Chlorophyllin, Glycerin.

1: What this product is and what it is used for......................................................page 1

The tablets are green coated and oval shaped.
Each pack contains 60 film-coated tablets.

2: Before you take this product.................................................................................page 2

Registration holder for this product
Thompson & Capper Ltd., Hardwick Road, Astmoor, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1PH.

4: Possible side-effects.................................................................................................page 3

Manufacturer of this product
Thompson & Capper Ltd., Hardwick Road, Astmoor, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1PH.

6: Further information.................................................................................................page 4

3: How to take this product........................................................................................page 2
5: How to store this product......................................................................................page 3

1: What this product is and what it is used for

Traditional herbal registration number: THR 01359/0003

This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing Devil’s Claw root
extract. Each film-coated tablet contains 450mg of extract (as dry extract) from
Devil’s Claw root (Harpagophytum procumbens D.C and/or H.zeyheri L.Decne, radix)
(equivalent to 1,575mg – 2,250mg of Devil's Claw root). Extraction Solvent: Ethanol
60% v/v.

If you would like further information about this product, please contact:
Healthspan Ltd, PO Box 64, Guernsey, GY1 1BT
Telephone: 0800 73 123 77. Email: herbalinfo@healthspan.co.uk
This leaflet was prepared in November 2012.

Healthspan Devil’s Claw JointAid is a traditional herbal medicinal product used
for the relief of backache, rheumatic or muscular pain, and general aches and
pains in the muscles and joints. This is based on traditional use only.
THR 01359/0003

certification mark
LK184

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2: Before you take this product

4: Possible side-effects

DO NOT TAKE this product if you:
• are allergic to Devil’s Claw or any of the ingredients (see section 6)
• have ever had or have a stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are under 18 years of age

Like all medicines this product can have side-effects. These are listed below:

Tell your doctor before taking this product if you:
• have heart problems and want to take this product
Consult your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your:
• joint pain is accompanied by swelling of the joint, redness or fever
• symptoms worsen or do not improve after four weeks

• digestive disorders; diarrhoea, feeling sick, being sick, abdominal pain
• central nervous system disorders; headache, dizziness
• skin disorders; allergic skin reactions such as rash and itching
If any of the effects become troublesome or if you experience any other
unexpected 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.yellowcard.gov.uk. Alternatively you can get a
paper Yellow Card from your GP’s surgery or pharmacy, or call Freephone 0808
100 3352 (available 10am-2pm Monday-Friday).

Driving or operating machines
In rare cases this product may cause dizziness and drowsiness. If this happens to you,
do not drive or use machines.

5: How to store this product

3: How to take this product

Keep your tablets in the packaging until it is time to take them.

For oral use only

Do not store above 25°C.

For adults and the elderly: Take one tablet twice a day (in the morning and in
the evening). The tablets should be swallowed whole with water or other liquid.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
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.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Store in the original package.
Do not use your tablets after the expiry date, the expiry date refers to the last
day of the month. 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.

If you forget to take this product
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time; it does not matter if you have
missed a dose.
After taking this product
You must speak to a qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen, if they
do not improve after four weeks, or if side effects not mentioned in this leaflet occur.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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