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Patient Information Leaflet

5: How to store this product

6: Further information

Do not use your capsules after the expiry date.

Each hard capsule contains 100mg of dry Feverfew herb (Tanacetum parthenium
(L.) Schultz Bip.).

Return any out-of-date capsules to your pharmacist who will dispose of them
for you. The expiry date is printed on the box and the blister pack.

This product also contains the following ingredients:
Dextrin white, silica colloidal anhydrous, talc, magnesium stearate, hypromellose,
titanium dioxide E171.

Store the capsules below 25°C.
Keep the capsules out of the reach and sight of children.

Each pack contains 60 hard capsules.

Keep your capsules in the blister pack until it is time to take them.

Registration holder for this product
Schwabe Pharma (UK) Ltd, Alexander House, Mere Park, Dedmere Road, Marlow,
Bucks, SL7 1FX
Manufacturer of this product
Wiewelhove GmbH, Gildestrasse 39, 49477 Ibbenbüren, Germany

Healthspan Feverfew Migraine Relief
Feverfew Herb 100mg

Please read this leaflet carefully before you start taking these capsules.
It contains some important information about Healthspan F everfew
Migraine Relief.
Keep this leaflet with the capsules.
You may want to read it again or show it to your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
What is in this leaflet

Traditional herbal registration number: THR 23056/0004

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.

What this product is and what it is used 1
Before you take this 2
How to take this 3
Possible 4
How to store this 5
Further 6

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

Telephone: 0800 73 123 77.

This product is a traditional herbal medicinal product containing Feverfew herb.
Each hard capsule of this product contains 100mg of dry Feverfew herb
(Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Schultz Bip.).


Healthspan Feverfew Migraine Relief is a traditional herbal medicinal product
used for the prevention of migraine headaches, based on traditional use only.

This leaflet was revised in January 2018.
THR 23056/0004

certification mark




2: Before you take this product

3: How to take this product

Patients who take this product for migraine headaches should have been
previously diagnosed by a doctor of this condition. If you experience
changes in your symptoms (increase in attacks, worsening of pain, new
symptoms), you should consult your doctor.
DO NOT TAKE this product if you are:
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the ingredients or to plants from the Asteraceae
(Compositae) family such as daisies, marigolds, artichokes,
chrysanthemums or ragweed (see section 6)
• are under 18 years of age

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

Adults and the elderly
Take 1 capsule daily – try to take the capsule at the same time each day.
Swallow the capsule whole with some water or other liquid. Do not chew the
capsule. You can take the capsule with or without food. The maximum beneficial
effect of this product may take several months to develop for some people.
Do not exceed the stated dose.

Common side-effects (affecting up to 1 in 20 people)
• abdominal bloating
• indigestion
• heartburn
• digestive upsets such as wind, bloating, nausea, constipation
or diarrhoea
If these side-effects persist for more than a few days, or become
troublesome, stop taking this product. These common side-effects are often
only temporary.

Long-term Feverfew users who stop treatment suddenly may experience
withdrawal symptoms, including rebound headaches, anxiety, insomnia,
muscle stiffness and joint pain. Patients who are on long-term therapy
with this product should seek advice from their doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare professional before stopping treatment.

If you are already taking warfarin, or other anticoagulant drugs,
clopidogrel, aspirin, ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
drugs, there is a theoretical risk that taking this product may increase
the risk of bleeding. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking
any of these medicines or any other medicines, including any bought
without a prescription.

Uncommon side-effects (affecting fewer than 1 in 300 people)
• mouth inflammation or mouth ulcers

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.

• mild allergic skin reactions itching and/or rash of the skin
Stop taking this product immediately if you experience any of these

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.

You must speak to a qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms
worsen, if they do not improve after 8 weeks, or if side-effects not
mentioned in this leaflet occur.

If you have any questions, or are unsure about anything, please ask your doctor,
pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.

Other side-effects
These include increased heart rate, raised blood pressure, eosinophilia, abnormal
liver function tests, arthritis, renal failure and Raynaud’s phenomenon.
If you notice any other side-effect not mentioned above, or if any
side-effect becomes serious, tell 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: 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.




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