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NAPIERS JOINT ABILITY HERBAL TABLETS

Active substance(s): BLUE FLAG AQUEOUS SOFT EXTRACT 100:52 / CAPSICUM / GUAIACUM RESIN / UVA URSI AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 5:2

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LEAFLET TEXT
Dimensions: 200mm X 120mm
Colours: Black
1. WHAT THIS PRODUCT IS AND
WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Napiers Joint Ability Herbal Tablets
is a traditional herbal medicinal
product containing Capsicum fruit,
Guaiacum resin and extracts of Blue
Flag rhizome and Uva ursi leaf. For
full details see Section 6.
Napiers Joint Ability Herbal Tablets
is a traditional herbal medicinal
product used for the relief of
backache, rheumatic pain and general
aches and pains in the muscles and
joints, 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

Important information about some of
the ingredients in this medicine

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

This product contains approx. 23 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:
Two tablets to be taken three times
day.

Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor about any other
medicines you are taking, including any
bought without a prescription.

Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your symptoms worsen or do not
improve after 4 weeks, speak to your
doctor or qualified healthcare
practitioner.
If you experience joint pain
accompanied by swelling of the joint,
redness or fever, consult a doctor or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
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.

• are allergic to any of the ingredients
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, stomach-ache have
been reported with Uva ursi leaf
preparations. The frequency is not
known. Uva ursi leaf preparations
may also cause a greenish brown
colouration of urine.
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.
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

6. FURTHER INFORMATION
Each coated tablet contains:
30mg of Capsicum fruit (Capsicum
frutescens L.)
50mg of Guaiacum resin (Guaiacum
officinale L)
52mg of soft extract of Blue Flag
rhizome (Iris versicolor L. ) (100:52)
Extraction Solvent: Water
28mg of dry extract of Uva ursi leaf
(Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L.) (5:2)
Extraction solvent: Water.

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Each tablet also contains dicalcium
phosphate, anhydrous; sucrose;
sodium starch glycolate; magnesium
stearate; talc, shellac, kaolin light,
syrup (sucrose), beetroot powder and
water.
This product comes in containers of
100 round tablets.

Manufacturer:
Potters Division, Wigan, WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration
number: THR 43751/0019

Leaflet revised: 08/01/2015

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
What is Guaiacum resin?
Guaiacum is a small tree native to the
Caribbean and the northern coast of
South America. An extract from the
resin is used in making this herbal
medicine.
What is Blue Flag rhizome?
Blue flag is a type of Iris native to the
British Isles. An extract from the
underground rhizome is used in 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.
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 JOINT ABILITY
HERBAL TABLETS
with Capsicum fruit, Guaiacum resin
and extracts of Blue Flag rhizome
and Uva ursi leaf
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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