Skip to Content

HEALTHSPAN FEVERFEW MIGRAINE RELIEF CAPSULES

Active substance(s): FEVERFEW / FEVERFEW / FEVERFEW

View full screen / Print PDF » Download PDF ⇩

PDF Transcript

148mm

-------------------

___________________ _

-------------------------

--lnfornnatfon-forf~e-user

~

: Possible withdrawal effects
: stopping treatment

lliifll

~

take this medicine for a long time and
1 then stop suddenly you may get:
~ Rebound headaches
~Anxiety, difficulty sleeping
~ Muscle stiffness, joint pain

i Possible side effects

Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important infonnation for you.

1

What this medicine is for

E
E

~If you

Migraine Relief Feverfew Capsules
Feverfew herb 100 mg
This medicine is a traditional herbal medicinal
product available without prescription to treat
minor conditions. However, you still need to
take it carefully to get the best results from it
.
·
• ~p_th1s leaflet, you may need to read
it agrun
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice
• You must contact a pharmacist or doctor if
your symptoms worsen or do not improve
after 12 weeks

This traditional heribal medicinal product
contains Feverfew herib which has been
traditionally used for the prevention of migraine
headaches. This medicine is recommended for
this condition based on traditional use only.

Before you take this medicine

This medicine can be taken by adults aged
18 years and over, who have previously been
diagnosed by a doctor. However, some
people should not take this medicine or should
seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor
first.

:X Do not take:

•If you are under 18 years
• If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
(see ''What is in this medicine") or to plants
from the Asteraceae (Compositae) family
e.g. artichokes, daisies, marigolds,
chrysanthemums or ragweed
• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Other important information
If your symptoms start to change (e.g. more
migraine attacks, worsening of pain, new
symptoms) talk to your doctor.
If you take this medicine for a long time and then
stop suddenly, you may get withdrawal
symptoms such as rebound headaches, anxiety,
difficulty sleeping, muscle stiffness or joint pain.
If you want to stop taking these capsules after a
long time, talk to your pharmacist or doctor for
advice first.

-When----- \¥hat -is-in this-medici-ne------

If

you

tak th
ed" ·
e 0 er m ICines

Before you take the~ ~sules, m~ sure that
you tell your pharmacist if you are taking the
following medicines as there is a possible risk
that taking this product could increase the risk of
bleeding
. . ·
.
.
• Med1c1nes to th1n your blood (e.g. warfar1n)
• Clopi~o~rel
.
• Asp1~n, Ibuprofen or other non-stero1dal
anti-Inflammatory drugs
If you are not sure that your medicine is on this
list, or you are unsure about interactions with
any other medicines, talk to your pharmacist.
This includes medicines prescribed by your
doctor or medicine you have bought for
yourself.

/How to take this medicine
Check the foil is not broken before use.
If it is, do not take that capsule.

Age

How many How often
to take
to take

Adults
One
aged 18
years and
over

Once daily, at the
same time of day, if
possible (morning
or evening)

Swallow the capsule whole with water or liquid.
Do not chew the capsule.
You may need to take this medicine
continuously for three months before you get
the maximum benefit from it.
Do not give to children or adolescents under
18years.
Do not take more than the amount
recommended above.
If symptoms worsen or do not improve after
8 weeks talk to your doctor.

f If you take too many capsules: Talk to a
doctor or pharmacist straight away.

----------------------------------------------------------4~-jJ:Zt~

Most people will not have problems,

~~t' Hbutyousome
some. side effects, stop
getmay
anyget
of these

~

taking the capsules:
Allergic reactions (skin rash, red itchy skin)
Mouth ulcers, swelling of the mouth
1 or lips
~Tongue irritation, bleeding gums
• Loss of taste
: These other effects may happen.
: H they bother you talk to a phannacist:
,. Heartburn, feeling sick, wind
~ Constipation, diarrhoea
• Bloated stomach, indigestion
I
: Other side effects that have been reported:
,. Sensitivity to sunlight or sunlamps
~ Fast heart rate, high blood pressure
,. Arthritis
~ Changes in blood or liver function (this may
: show up if you have blood tests)
,. Kidney problems
• Raynaud's phenomenon (a condition that
causes cold hands and feet)
H any side effect becomes severe, lasts
more than a few days, or you notice any
side effect not listed here, please tell your
pharmacist or doctor.

Reporting side effects

Each hard capsule contains 100 mg Feverfew
Herib (Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz Bip.),
which is the active ingredient.
As well as the active ingredient, the capsules
also contain white dextrin, colloidal anhydrous
silica, talc, magnesium stearate, hypromellose,

PACK MOCK UP

titanium dioxide (E171).
The pack contains 30 hard white capsules.

Product llttn lnmlly•~>ldolol1!,1l1/J)16(BJCl1~0Sh Wording Rrl:
Stotus:
MHRA ;ppl'llVtd
Plock Detail.:
PIC/ MC 1lumi11ium blistrrs instrtrd iniD acarton.

Migraine Relief Ftverf
Product Nom<:

Who makes this medicine

Plod< Sizo:

Manufactured for The Boots Company PLC
Nottingham NG2 3AA by Wiewelhove GmbH
Gildestrasse 39 49477 lbbenburen Germany.
Traditional Herbal Registration held by
Schwalbe Pharma (UK) Ltd Alexander House
Mere Parik Dedmere Road Marlow
Buckinghamshire SL7 1FX
Leaflet revised 12/2015
If you would like any further information about
this medicine, please contact The Boots
Company PLC Nottingham NG2 3AA.

Vtrsion No.

1

Other formats

30

R..son For Chon~

Dolt lsSU OJ/06/2016

MHRAapproval of l..flot updates r!quesb!d at MHRA
nmewal

IARlWORK ONLy

To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large
print or audio please call, free of charge:

0800 198 5000 (UK only)

Trldmt~nttNo: BTC214056

TR101l9954
H Vitamins Et Suppl•m•nts

Zen Ref:
Cllt.Jgory:
Sub-Cllt.Jgory:
Bnnd:
l'lodr.Type:
V.ri1nt:

Please be ready to give the following
information:
Product name: Boots Migraine Relief
Feverfew Capsules
Reference number: THR 23056/0004
This is a service provided by the Royal
National Institute of Blind People.

If you get any side effects, talk to
your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. You can also help to
make medicines safer by reporting any
side-effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at
www.mhra.gov.uklyellowcard.

How to store this medicine
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep this medicine in a safe place out of the
sight and reach of children, preferably in a
locked cupboard.
Use by the date on the base of the carton. After
this date return any unused product to your
nearest pharmacy for safe disposal.

P~mium

Lc:aflct
Mig rain• R•li•f Ftve~ C.p51JI
B

Adion:
O.k:
Country:

10/11/16

Compon•nl Cod.:
lkm Cod<:

3892/03
47-11-718

CAD Ref No:
Prinb:r:
Substntc::

S.. variont brief

llon:od• Type:
llon:ode Numbc:r:
M.gniHc:.tion:
llon:odc Tru...m:l By:
(lmoll..t bor)
Edg Phormomde No/NE:

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

UK

N/A
Whib: Paper

N/A
100110001(816)

T..:hnicllll Non Printing lb:ms


cutter

.

8ulde1


Coloun

-----------------------------------------------------------~892{~

[£)

IARTWORK TEXT Sl ZE I
Moin HH Sub Htadings:
Body CoPV:

TRIDENT
1 Jpt

11 pt
9pt

TECHNlCAllNFO:
PRINTER PLEASE NOTE
Trident have created this artwork
to a generic print process
specification and repro has not
been applied. Please call your
Boots contact to discuss any
amends or if anything falls
beneath your print tolerances.

Connouglrt 11 Kingswood llllsincss !'ark, HuH. 11U7 lAl'. lingiand.
T: t44 [0) 14112 828100

!"'"""

l'l9se nob: thot ony low reolution
Canon colouT
cop~.. assodaltd with lhfsjob •ho~ld be rdtm:d to for
conltnt, l8yout md coi011T "'~~""'tion only.

UNDliR NO CDICIJMSTANCES 5110ULD TillS
AlliWORK BB AL'mRIIIl wmimrf PRIOR
PliRMlSSION FROM TI!lDENT.

STUDIO USE ONLY

UndiiY Fomr

Sm•Art chcdr.reoults: 6=1;0=(); R=O; ·If ·10)11/16 13:57:58

v1.0

-------------------

___________________ _

-------------------------

--lnfornnatfon-forf~e-user

~

: Possible withdrawal effects
: stopping treatment

lliifll

~If you

take this medicine for a long time and
1 then stop suddenly you may get:
~ Rebound headaches
~Anxiety, difficulty sleeping
~ Muscle stiffness, joint pain

Migraine Relief Feverfew Capsules
Feverfew herb 100 mg

i Possible side effects

Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important infonnation for you.

1

This medicine is a traditional herbal medicinal
product available without prescription to treat
minor conditions. However, you still need to
take it carefully to get the best results from it
.
·
• ~p_th1s leaflet, you may need to read
it agrun
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice
• You must contact a pharmacist or doctor if
your symptoms worsen or do not improve
after 12 weeks

What this medicine is for
This traditional herbal medicinal product
contains Feverfew herb which has been
traditionally used for the prevention of migraine
headaches. This medicine is recommended for
this condition based on traditional use only.

Before you take this medicine

This medicine can be taken by adults aged
18 years and over, who have previously been
diagnosed by a doctor. However, some
people should not take this medicine or should
seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor
first.

:X Do not take:

•If you are under 18 years
• If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
(see ''What is in this medicine") or to plants
from the Asteraceae (Compositae) family
e.g. artichokes, daisies, marigolds,
chrysanthemums or ragweed
• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Other important information
If your symptoms start to change (e.g. more
migraine attacks, worsening of pain, new
symptoms) talk to your doctor.
If you take this medicine for a long time and then
stop suddenly, you may get withdrawal
symptoms such as rebound headaches, anxiety,
difficulty sleeping, muscle stiffness or joint pain.
If you want to stop taking these capsules after a
long time, talk to your pharmacist or doctor for
advice first.

-When----- \¥hat -is-in this-medici-ne------

If

tak th
ed" ·
you
e 0 er m ICines

Before you take the~ ~sules, m~ sure that
you tell your pharmacist if you are taking the
following medicines as there is a possible risk
that taking this product could increase the risk of
bleeding
. . ·
.
.
• Med1c1nes to th1n your blood (e.g. warfar1n)
• Clopi~o~rel
.
• Asp1~n, Ibuprofen or other non-stero1dal
anti-Inflammatory drugs
If you are not sure that your medicine is on this
list, or you are unsure about interactions with
any other medicines, talk to your pharmacist.
This includes medicines prescribed by your
doctor or medicine you have bought for
yourself.

/How to take this medicine
Check the foil is not broken before use.
If it is, do not take that capsule.

Age

How many How often
to take
to take

Adults
One
aged 18
years and
over

Once daily, at the
same time of day, if
possible (morning
or evening)

Swallow the capsule whole with water or liquid.
Do not chew the capsule.
You may need to take this medicine
continuously for three months before you get
the maximum benefit from it.
Do not give to children or adolescents under
18years.
Do not take more than the amount
recommended above.
If symptoms worsen or do not improve after
8 weeks talk to your doctor.

f If you take too many capsules: Talk to a
doctor or pharmacist straight away.

----------------------------------------------------------4~-jJ:Zt~

Most people will not have problems,

~~t' Hbutyousome
some. side effects, stop
getmay
anyget
of these

~

taking the capsules:
Allergic reactions (skin rash, red itchy skin)
Mouth ulcers, swelling of the mouth
1 or lips
~Tongue irritation, bleeding gums
• Loss of taste
: These other effects may happen.
: H they bother you talk to a phannacist:
,. Heartburn, feeling sick, wind
~ Constipation, diarrhoea
• Bloated stomach, indigestion
I
: Other side effects that have been reported:
,. Sensitiviity to sunlight or sunlamps
~ Fast heart rate, high blood pressure
,. Arthritis
~ Changes in blood or liver function (this may
: show up if you have blood tests)
,. Kidney problems
• Raynaud's phenomenon (a condition that
causes cold hands and feet)
H any side effect becomes severe, lasts
more than a few days, or you notice any
side effect not listed here, please tell your
pharmacist or doctor.

Reporting side effects

Each hard capsule contains 100 mg Feverfew
Herb (Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz Bip.),
which is the active ingredient.
As well as the active ingredient, the capsules
also contain white dextrin, colloidal anhydrous
silica, talc, magnesium stearate, hypromellose,

PACK MOCK UP

titanium dioxide (E171).
The pack contains 30 hard white capsules.

Who makes this medicine

Manufactured for The Boots Company PLC
Nottingham NG2 3AA by Wiewelhove GmbH
Gildestrasse 39 49477 lbbenburen Germany.
Traditional Herbal Registration held by
Schwabe Pharma (UK) Ltd Alexander House
Mere Park Dedmere Road Marlow
Buckinghamshire SL7 1FX
Leaflet revised 12/2015
If you would like any further information about
this medicine, please contact The Boots
Company PLC Nottingham NG2 3AA.

Product Nom<:

Migraine Relief Ftvl:rfl:w capsules

Product llttn Wording Rrl:
Status:
Plock Detail.:

THR 23056/0004

Plod< Sizo:

30

Vtrsion No.

1

lnmlly•~>ldolol1!,1l1/J)16(11Cli~OSh
MHRA ;ppl'llVtd

PIC/ MC 1lumi11ium blistrrs instrtrd iniD acarton.

R.,.son For Chon~

Dolt lsSU OJ/06/2016

MHRAapproval of l..flot updates r!quesb!d at MHRA

nmewal

Other formats

IARlWORK ONLy

To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large
print or audio please call, free of charge:

0800 198 5000 (UK only)
Please be ready to give the following
information:
Product name: Boots Migraine Relief
Feverfew Capsules
Reference number: THR 23056/0004
This is a service provided by the Royal
National Institute of Blind People.

If you get any side effects, talk to
your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. You can also help to
make medicines safer by reporting any
side-effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at
www.mhra.gov.uklyellowcard.

Cllt.Jgory:
Sub-Cllt.Jgory:
Bnnd:
l'lodr.Type:
V.ri1nt:

H Vitamins Et Suppl•m•nts

Adion:
O.k:
Country:

B

Compon•nl Cod.:
lkm Cod<:

3892/03
47-11-718

CAD ll Prinb:r:
Substntc::

S.. variont brief

P~mium

Ll:aflct
Migraine R•li•f Ftvl:rfl:w C.p51JI 10/11/16

UK

Whib! Paper

llon:od• Type:
llon:ode Numbc:r:

N/A
N/A
M.gniHc:.tion:
N/A
llon:od• Trunm.d By: N/A
(lmoll..t bor)
Edg N/A
Phormomde No/NE: 100110001(816)

How to store this medicine
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep this medicine in a safe place out of the
sight and reach of children, preferably in a
locked cupboard.
Use by the date on the base of the carton. After
this date return any unused product to your
nearest pharmacy for safe disposal.

T..:hnicllll Non Printing lb:ms

. Cirt cr


Co loon

-----------------------------------------------------------~892{~

IARTWORK TEXT Sl ZE I
Moin HH
1 Jpt

Sub Htadings:
Body CoPV:

11 pt

9pt

TECHNlCAllNFO:
PRINTER PLEASE NOTE
Trident have created this artwork
to a generic print process
specification and repro has not
been applied. Please call your
Boots contact to discuss any
amends or if anything falls
beneath your print tolerances.

.

8ulde1

Expand Transcript

Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Hide