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HEALTHSPAN DEVILS CLAW JOINTAID TABLETS

Active substance(s): DEVILS CLAW QUANTIFIED DRY EXTRACT

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6: Further information

Patient Information Leaflet

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).

Tablets
Devil’s Claw Root Extract 450mg

Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60% v/v.
Excipients in the extract: Maltodextrin, Silica Colloidal Anhydrous.
Tablet core: Maltodextrin, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Croscarmellose Sodium,
Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate, Colloidal Anhydrous Silica.
Coating: Hypromellose, Titanium Dioxide, Copper Chlorophyllin, Glycerin.
The tablets are green coated and oval shaped.

Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking these tablets.
It contains some important information about Healthspan D
 evil’s Claw
JointAid.
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

Each pack contains 60 film-coated tablets.
Registration holder for this product
Thompson & Capper Ltd., Hardwick Road, Astmoor, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1PH
Manufacturer of this product
Thompson & Capper Ltd., Hardwick Road, Astmoor, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1PH
Traditional herbal registration number: THR 01359/0003

If you would like further information about
this product or if this leaflet is hard to see
or read, please contact: Healthspan Ltd,
PO Box 64, Guernsey, GY1 1BT.

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What this product is and what it is used for...............................................page 1
Before you take this product...........................................................................page 2
How to take this product..................................................................................page 2
Possible side-effects...........................................................................................page 3
How to store this product................................................................................page 3
Further information............................................................................................page 4

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

Telephone: 0800 73 123 77.
Email: herbalinfo@healthspan.co.uk
This leaflet was revised in December 2017.

Healthspan Devil’s ClawJointAid

THR 01359/0003

Healthspan D
 evil’s ClawJointAid 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.

certification mark

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LK184-2

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2: Before you take this product

4: Possible side-effects

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

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

Tell your doctor before taking this product if you:
• have gallstones 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
Driving or operating machines
This product may cause dizziness and drowsiness.
If this happens to you, do not drive or use machines.

3: How to take this product
For oral use only
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.

Side-effects
• digestive disorders; diarrhoea, feeling sick, being sick, abdominal pain
• central nervous system disorders; headache, dizziness
• Allergic reactions; rash, raised itchy rash, swelling of the face.
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.
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 this 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, 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.
Store the tablets below 25°C, in the original packaging.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Keep your tablets in the packaging until it is time to take them.

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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