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NAPIERS HERBAL CYSTITIS RELIEF

Active substance(s): BUCHU INFUSION CONCENTRATED / CLIVERS LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / COUCH GRASS LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / JUNIPER LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / MARSHMALLOW ROOT LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / UVA URSI LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1

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LEAFLET TEXT
Dimensions: 200mm X 120mm
Colours: Black
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Herbal Cystitis Relief is a
traditional herbal remedy containing
extracts of Couch grass, Marshmallow
root, Buchu leaf, Uva ursi leaf, Juniper
berries and Clivers herb. For full
details see Section 6.
Napiers Herbal Cystitis Relief is a
traditional herbal medicinal product
used to help flushing of the urinary
tract and to assist in minor urinary
complaints associated with cystitis in
women only, based on traditional use
only.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE THIS
PRODUCT
Do not take this product if you:
• are under 18 years old
• are pregnant or breastfeeding
• are allergic to any of the ingredients
• if you are taking medicines known
to interact with alcohol e.g.
metronidazole
• have impaired kidney function,
kidney disease or any kidney
infections
• have or have had pain in one or both
lower sides of your back which may
indicate a kidney infection
/inflammation
• have fluid accumulation (oedema )
due to a heart or kidney problem
• have been recommended a reduced
fluid intake e.g. severe cardiac or
renal diseases.

Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine

3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only.

This product contains 14.5% v/v ethanol
(alcohol), i.e. up to 725mg per 5 ml
dose, equivalent to 14.5 ml beer or 6.04
ml wine. Harmful for people suffering
from alcoholism or liver-disease. If you
are in a high risk group (patients with
liver disease or epilepsy) you should
consider the alcohol content before
taking this product.

Adult women (over 18 years old):
One 5 ml teaspoonful three times a
day. Sufficient fluid intake is
recommended.
The product should not be taken 1/2
to 1 hour before or after intake of
other medicinal products.

This product contains 363 mg of sucrose
and 7.3 mg of glucose per 5 ml dose. If
you have been told by your doctor that
you have an intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this
medicinal product.

Consult your doctor or qualified
healthcare practitioner if:
- you have or develop symptoms of a
urinary tract infection e.g. painful
and/or frequent urination
- you experience fever or notice any
blood in your urine
- you have difficulty passing urine
- you experience any urinary
incontinence
- your symptoms worsen or do not
improve during the use of this
medicinal product

Taking other medicines:
Tell your doctor about any other
medicines you are taking, including any
bought without a prescription.
Driving and using machines.
This product contains ethanol (alcohol)
and may affect your ability to drive or
operate machines. If affected do not
drive or operate machines.

Do not exceed the stated dose.

If you take too much (overdose).
If you take more than the
recommended dose, speak to a
doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner and take this
leaflet with you.
An overdose of this product may result
in alcohol intoxication. The amount of
alcohol in a full bottle (14.1 g in 100 ml
or 28.2 g in 200 ml: equivalent to 0.48
or 0.96 large glasses of wine or 1.16
or 2.32 glasses of beer, respectively)
may result in intoxication and should
be treated accordingly.(See Section
2).
If you forget to take this product
Continue to take your usual dose at
the usual time. Do not take a double
dose. It does not matter if you miss a
dose.

If you have any questions, or are
unsure of anything, please speak to
your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Nausea, vomiting and stomach ache
have been reported with Uva ursi leaf.
The frequency is not known.
Uva ursi leaf may cause a greenishbrown coloration of the urine.
Allergic skin reactions have been
reported with Juniper berries. The
frequency is not known.
If other adverse reactions not
mentioned above occur, a doctor or
qualified health care practitioner
should be consulted.
Making medicines safer
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 doctor’s
surgery or a pharmacy, or call
freephone 0808 100 3352 (available
10am-2pm Monday to Friday).

5. HOW TO STORE THIS PRODUCT
Do not use this product after the
expiry date. The expiry date is printed
on the label and on the bottom of the
carton.
Do not store above 25ºC. Store in the
original container.
Return all medicines to a pharmacist
for safe disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and
sight of children.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each 5 ml contains:
0.875 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Couch Grass Herb (Agropyron
repens (L) Beauv.)(1:1) (equivalent to
0.875 mg of Couch Grass)
Extract Solvent: Ethanol 21% v/v
0.5 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Marshmallow Root (Althaea
officinalis L.) (1:1) (equivalent to
0.5 mg of Marshmallow)
Extract Solvent: Ethanol 21% v/v
1.125 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Buchu leaf (Agathosma betulina
(Berg) Pillans) (1:2.5) (equivalent to
2.8125 mg of Buchu leaf)
Extract Solvent: Ethanol 25% v/v
0.16 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Uva Ursi leaf (Arctostaphylos
uva-ursi (L.) Spreng.) (1:1) (equivalent
to 0.16 mg of Uva Ursi)
Extract Solvent: Ethanol 21% v/v

0.16 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Juniper berries (Juniperus
communis) (1:1) (equivalent to
0.16 mg of Juniper berries)
Extract Solvent: Ethanol 21% v/v
0.16 ml of extract (as liquid extract)
from Clivers herb (Galium aparine)
(1:1) (equivalent to 0.16 mg of Clivers)
Extract Solvent: Ethanol 21% v/v
Also contains syrup (sucrose),
glucose liquid, glycerol, tincture
Cardamon Co. (Cardamom oil,
Caraway oil, Cinnamon oil, Beetroot
powder, glycerol, ethanol and water),
Nutmeg oil, Clove oil, Cinnamon oil,
Liquorice liquid extract (Liquorice,
ethanol and water), caramel E150a,
ethanol, sorbitol and water.
Traditional Herbal Registration
holder:
Highland Herbs Limited,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 0LF
Product manufacturers:
Potters Ltd, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration
number: THR 43751/0009
[THR logo]
Leaflet revised 08/01/2015

What is Couch grass?
Couch grass is a common wild grass
native to the British Isles and Europe.
An extract from the fragrant rhizomes
is used in making this medicine.
What is Marshmallow?
Marshmallow or marsh mallow is a
pretty flowering herb native to the
British Isles. An extract from the root
is used in making this medicine.
What is Buchu?
Buchu is a flowering herb native to
South Africa. An extract from the
leaves is used in making this
medicine.
What is Uva ursi?
Uva ursi, commonly called bearberry,
is native to Europe. An extract from
the leaves is used in making this
medicine.
What is Juniper?
Juniper is native to Scotland and the
British Isles. An extract from the
fragrant berries is used in making this
medicine.
What is Clivers?
Clivers, or cleavers, is a wild herb
native to Scotland and the British
Isles. An extract from the leaves,
stems and flowering tops is used in
making this medicine.
Further Enquiries
A copy of this leaflet in large format
print is available.
If you would like more information
about this product please contact:
Napiers the Herbalists,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 0LF
Telephone: 0845 002 1860

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

NAPIERS HERBAL CYSTITIS
RELIEF
with extracts of Couch grass,
Marshmallow root, Buchu leaf, Uva
ursi leaf, Juniper berries, and Clivers
Please read this leaflet carefully
before you start taking this product.
It contains important information for
you about this product that may affect
you.
Keep this leaflet. You may wish to
read it again.
You must contact a doctor or qualified
healthcare practitioner if your
symptoms do not improve or worsen
during the use of this medicinal
product. If any side effects become
serious, or if you notice side effects
not listed in here, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.
What is in this leaflet?
1. What this product is and what it is
used for.
2. Before you take this product
3. How to take this product
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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