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NATURES GARDEN AGNUS CASTUS PMS RELIEF TABLETS

Active substance(s): AGNUS CASTUS FRUIT 6-8:1 DRY EXTRACT

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PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Agnus Castus PMS Relief Tablets
Agnus Castus Fruit Extract 3.9mg
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 3 months 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 Agnus Castus Fruit
Extract. It is a traditional herbal medicinal product
used to help relieve symptoms associated with
premenstrual syndrome such as irritability, mood
swings, breast tenderness, bloating and menstrual
cramps.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 Trying to become pregnant
u Pregnant or breastfeeding
u Currently suffering from a pituitary disorder
u Allergic to any of the ingredients in this
product (see section 6 of this leaflet for
further information)
Consult a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare
Practitioner before taking Agnus Castus if you:
u Have had a pituitary disorder in the past

u Suffer from, or have suffered from an
oestrogen-sensitive cancer
u Are taking dopamine agonists, dopamine
antagonists, oestrogens and anti-oestrogens
If you are taking a dopamine-receptor antagonist
or agonist-type drug, there is a theoretical risk
that this product may affect the way it works.
3 - How to take this product
Dosage: For oral use only.
Women experiencing premenstrual symptoms:
Take 1 tablet daily. Swallow the whole tablet with
water. The tablet should be taken at the same time
of the day (morning or evening).
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 a continued use of over 3 months
of taking this product or if any of the side effects
listed in the leaflet become serious or if any side
effects not listed in the leaflet occur, a Doctor or a
qualified Healthcare Practitioner should be consulted.
4 - Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this product can have side
effects although not everyone gets them. The
frequency is not known. Possible side effects are:
u Gastrointestinal disorders (nausea,
abdominal pain)
u Allergic skin reactions (rash, urticaria)
u Headache
u Dizziness
u Acne
u Menstrual disorders
u Severe allergic reactions such as face swelling,
shortness of breath and swallowing difficulties
If any of the above side effects become serious or if
any side effects not listed above occur, a Doctor or a
qualified Healthcare Practitioner should be consulted.
If you experience any allergic reactions, stop taking
this product immediately and consult a Doctor.
More information on back panel

Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to you doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
You can also report side effects directly via
the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help
provide more information on the safety of
this medicine.
5 - How to store this product
u Keep the tablets in the bottle until it is
time to take them
u Do not take the tablets 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 tablets out of sight and reach
of children
6 - Further information
Each film-coated tablet contains 3.9mg of
extract (as dry extract) from Agnus Castus
fruit (Vitex agnus-castus L.) (equivalent to
23.4mg-31.2mg of Agnus Castus fruit).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 75% v/v.
This product also contains the following
inactive (excipient) ingredients:
Tablet core: Microcrystalline cellulose,
Croscarmellose sodium, Magnesium stearate,
Silica colloidal hydrated.
Tablet coating: Hypromellose, Glycerol.
Excipients in the extract: Maltodextrin, Silica
colloidal anhydrous.
Each bottle contains 30 or 60 clear, film
coated, speckled, brown, round shaped tablets,
plain on both sides.

THR 21710/0033
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
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Contact us on:
Telephone: +44 (0) 2476 215 400
Fax: +44 (0) 2476 215 452
Email: customerservices@NBTYeurope.com
This leaflet was prepared on: 18.08.2014

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