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NELSONS ARNICARE ARNICA CREAM

Active substance(s): ARNICA MONTANA TINCTURE 1:10

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UK ARNICA CREAM LEAFLET
18781 v2
02/03/2015

Also contains: Purified water, GMS A/S (Glyceryl

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monostearate, Macrogol stearate), Apricot kernel oil,
Theobroma oil (Cocoa Butter), Glycerol, Polawax
GP 200 (Cetostearyl alcohol, PEG-20 Stearate),
Cetostearyl alcohol, Cetyl palmitate, Glyceryl
monocaprylate, Methyl parahydroxybenzoate E218,
Propyl parahydroxybenzoate E216.

Please read all of this leaflet carefully before
using this medicine, it contains important
information. Please keep this leaflet; you
might need to read it again.

What does this medicine look like

1. What is this medicine used for

nelsons® arnicare® arnica cream is a smooth white
to off-white cream available in a 30g and 50g tube.

Traditional Herbal Registration holder and
manufacturer:
A Nelson & Co Limited, 5-9 Endeavour Way,
Wimbledon, London, SW19 8UH, UK
THR 01175/0397

Certification Mark

This leaflet is available on request in formats
suitable for the blind & partially sighted, please
telephone +44 (0)20 8780 4200.
This leaflet was last revised: February 2015

Special warnings and precautions for use

• For external use only. Keep away from eyes.
• Do not apply to broken or irritated skin.
• If your symptoms worsen or if you do not feel any
benefit from this medicine after two weeks
consult your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner.

3. How to use this medicine
For external use only
Directions

Before first use check tube seal is not broken.
Pierce tube seal with point in top of cap before use.
Adults, the elderly and children: Apply to the
affected area 4 times a day, as required.

4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side
effects, although not everyone gets them.
Some people experience itching, rash, dry skin or
skin reaction (e.g. contact dermatitis), if you
experience any of these, discontinue use and
consult your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner.

A traditional herbal medicinal product used for the
symptomatic relief of bruises, based on traditional
use only.

2. Before using this medicine

Do not use this medicine if:
• you are allergic to any of the ingredients or to
plants of the Asteraceae (Compositae) family
(see section 6).
• you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Important information about some of the
ingredients

• contains cetostearyl alcohol which may cause skin
reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis). Methyl
parahydroxybenzoate (E218) and propyl
parahydroxybenzoate (E216) in this medicine may
cause allergic reactions (possibly delayed).

If you have any side effects including those not
listed on this leaflet, consult your doctor or
pharmacist. 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 medicine

• Keep this medicine out of the reach and sight of
children.
• Do not use after expiry date on the carton & tube.
• Do not store above 25ºC.

6. Further information
What is in this medicine
Active ingredient

1 g cream contains 9.0 mg tincture of Arnica whole
Arnica montana L.) (1:10), equivalent to
plant (Arnica
0.9 mg Arnica whole plant.
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 57% v/v.

WR106082/3962

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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