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NAPIERS HERBEASE INDIGESTION TABLETS

Active substance(s): CAPSICUM / GENTIAN DRY EXTRACT 2:1 / GINGER

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LEAFLET TEXT
Dimensions: 200mm X 120mm
Colours: Black
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR

Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine

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

Napiers Herbease Indigestion
Tablets is a traditional herbal
medicinal product containing Ginger
rhizome, Capsicum fruit and Gentian
root extract. For full details see
Section 6.

This product contains 9.5 mg of sucrose
per tablet. If you have been told by your
doctor that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor before
taking this medicinal product.

Adults and the elderly:
One or two tablets night and morning,
after meals.

Taking other medicines:
Ginger may increase the risk of bleeding
Tell your doctor before taking this
medicine if you are taking:
Anti coagulant (blood thinning)
medicines such as warfarin, or
heparin,
antiplatelet medicines such as
clopidogrel,
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen
and naproxen.

If your symptoms worsen or do not
improve after one week, speak to your
doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner.

Napiers Herbease Indigestion
Tablets is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used for the
symptomatic relief of indigestion,
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
• have peptic or duodenal ulcer
• have obstruction of the bile duct,
cholangitis (inflammation of the bile
duct) or gall stones

Tell your doctor before taking this
medicine if you are taking any other
medicines, including any bought with a
prescription.

Driving and using machines:
In some cases patients have
experienced drowsiness while taking
ginger. Affected patients should not
drive or operate machines.

Do not exceed the stated dose.

The product should be discontinued at
least 2 weeks prior to planned surgery
due to the possible increased risk of
bleeding and as it may affect other
medicines used during surgery.
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.
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
Minor gastrointestinal complaints,
particularly stomach upset, burping,
wind, feeling full and nausea have
been reported with Ginger.
Drowsiness has also been reported.
Gastrointestinal symptoms have been
reported with Gentian root. The
frequency was uncommon.
In rare cases, faster heartbeat and
itching have been reported. Headache
may occur. The frequency is not
known.
If other adverse reaction not
mentioned above occurs, 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.
There are no special precautions for
disposal.
Keep this product out of the reach and
sight of children.

Traditional Herbal Registration
holder:
Highland Herbs Limited,
10 Payne Street,
Glasgow, G4 0LF

What is Ginger rhizome?
Ginger is best known as a culinary
spice, native to Asia and now grown
worldwide. An extract from the spicy
root is used in this medicine.

Manufacturer:
Customs Pharmaceuticals Limited
Conway Street,
Hove, East Sussex,
BN3 3LW

What is Capsicum fruit?
Capsicum fruits, commonly known as
chili peppers, originated in South and
Central America and are grown
throughout the world. An extract from
the fruit is used in this medicine

6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each tablet contains:
25 mg of Ginger rhizome (Zingiber
officinale Roscoe)
25 mg of Capsicum fruit (Capsicum
frutescens L.)
3.75 mg of dry extract Gentian root
(Gentiana lutea L.) (2:1) (equivalent to
7 mg Gentian root). Extraction solvent:
Water.

Traditional Herbal Registration
number: THR 43751/0020

Each tablet also contains Myrrh
Cajaput oil, magnesium carbonate,
calcium hydrogen phosphate, Acacia,
sucrose, pre-Gelatinised starch,
magnesium stearate, shellac, kaolin
light, Beetroot powder, talc and water.
This product comes in containers of
100 pink round tablets.

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Leaflet revised 08/01/2015

What is Gentian?
Yellow Gentian is a wildflower native
to the mountains of central and
southern Europe. An extract from the
bitter root is used in 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 HERBEASE
INDIGESTION TABLETS
with Ginger rhizome, Capsicum fruit
and Gentian root extract
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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