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LIFECYCLE DANDELION CAPSULES

Active substance(s): DANDELION ROOT DRY EXTRACT

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
DANDELION CAPSULES
Dandelion Root Extract 339mg
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
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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 Dandelion root extract. It
is a traditional herbal medicinal product used to:
u Relieve the symptoms of mild digestive
disorders, such as dyspepsia and
flatulence, and temporary loss of appetite.
u 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 are:
u Under 18 years of age
u Pregnant or breastfeeding
u Allergic to Dandelion or to plants of the
Asteraceae (Compositae) family, such as
daisies, marigolds or artichokes or any of
the ingredients in section 6 of this leaflet

u Suffering from obstructions of the bile
ducts or intestines, liver disease, gallstones,
inflammation of the bile duct (cholangitis)
and or active peptic ulcer
u Suffering from kidney failure and/or
diabetes and/or heart failure
u Currently taking diuretic medication
Consult a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare
Practitioner if:
u The symptoms worsen during the use of
this product
u Symptoms such as fever, pain burning or
discomfort when urinating, spasms or
blood in urine occur during the use of
the medicinal product.
3 - How to take this product
For oral use only.
Adults and elderly:
Take 1 capsule 2 times daily. Swallow the
whole capsule with water.
To ensure an increase of the amount of
urine, adequate fluid intake is required
during the treatment.
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 the leaflet become serious or if side
effects not listed in the leaflet occur, a
Doctor or a qualified Healthcare
Practitioner should be consulted.
More information on back panel

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 effects such as stomach
pain, digestive upset and excessive acid.
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.
5 - How to store this product
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
6 - Further information
About this product: Each hard capsule
contains 339mg of extract (as dry extract)
from Dandelion root (Taraxacum officinale
Weber) (equivalent to 1018mg-1696mg of
Dandelion root).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60% v/v.
This product also contains the following
inactive (excipient) ingredients:
Microcrystalline cellulose, Magnesium stearate,
Silica colloidal hydrated. Excipients in the
extract: Maltodextrin, Silica colloidal
anhydrous.
Capsule shell: Hypromellose.
Each bottle contains 50 clear, hard two piece
capsules with brown fill.

THR 21710/0026
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
NBTY Europe Limited
Samuel Ryder House
Barling Way
Nuneaton
Warwickshire, CV10 7RH
United Kingdom
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: 02/11/2011

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