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NUTRITION WAREHOUSE HERBAL TRAVEL SICKNESS TABLETS

Active substance(s): GINGER

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Nutrition Warehouse Herbal Travel Sickness Tablets/ Holland & Barrett
Herbal Travel Sickness Tablet
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Important Notes
 Please read this leaflet carefully before you use this product as it contains important
information
 Keep this leaflet; you may need to read it again
 Seek professional advice if you need more information
 Please tell a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner if the symptoms worsen during the
use of the product or persist for more than 5 days
 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
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

1. What this product is and what it is used for
This product contains Ginger Rhizome. It is a traditional herbal medicinal product for the
symptomatic relief of travel sickness, based on traditional use only.

2. Before you take this product
Do not take this product if you are:
 Under 12 years of age
 Pregnant or breastfeeding
 Allergic to Ginger or any of the excipients in this product
 Suffering from a peptic or duodenal ulcer or have an obstruction or any disease of the
bile duct or gall stones
 Having surgery in 2 weeks from now as Ginger may increase the risk of you bleeding
more or may affect the medicines given to you during surgery.
Taking other medicinesTell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines. This includes medicines which you have bought without a
prescription.
You must talk to your doctor if you are taking:
Anti-caogulant (blood thinning) medicines such as warfarin or heparin
Anti-platelet medicines, such as clopidrogel
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, such as aspirin, ibuprofen or naproxen.
3. How to take this product
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: 3 tablets to be taken with water 30 minutes
before travelling.

If you take too much of the product (overdose): Speak to a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare
Practitioner immediately and takethis 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 the symptoms worsen during the use of the product or persist for more than
5 days, a doctor or qualified health care practitioner should be consulted.

4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines Herbal Travel Sickness Tablets can have side effects. Possible side effects
are:
 Minor gastrointestinal complaints including stomach upset, heartburn, eructation,
bloating, flatulence, nausea, dyspepsia
 Increased risk of bleeding
If these persist for more than a few days, or become troublesome, stop taking this product.
The product should be discontinued at least 2 weeks prior to elective surgery due to the
potential increased risk of bleeding.
Other side effects: This product may cause drowsiness. If you are affected, do not drive or
operate machinery.
Tell a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner if you notice any other side effects.
After taking this product: You must speak to a Doctor or a qualified Healthcare Practitioner:
 If your symptoms get worse
 If your symptoms do not improve after 5 days
 If side effects not listed in this leaflet occur

You can help 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 GP’s surgery or pharmacy, or call
Freephone 0808 100 3352

5. How to store this product
 Keep the tablets in the bottle until it is time to take them
 Do not take the tablets after the expiry date (see outer label)
 Store the tablets below 25°C
 Keep the bottle tightly closed
 Keep the tablets out of sight and reach of children
6. Further information
About this product: This is a traditional herbal medicinal product that contains Ginger.
Each tablet contains 250mg Ginger Rhizome (Zingiber officinale ROSCOE).

This product also contains the following inactive (excipient) ingredients: Calcium
Phosphate Tribasic, Calcium Sulphate Dihydrate, Potato Starch, Vegetable Fatty Acid, Calcium
Phosphate Dibasic, Ethylcellulose N100.

Registration Holder:
Nutrition Warehouse Limited
Samuel Ryder House
Barling Way
Eliot Park
Nuneaton
Warwickshire
CV10 7RH
UK

Manufacturer of this product:
Nutrition Warehouse Limited
Samuel Ryder House
Barling Way
Eliot Park
Nuneaton
Warwickshire
CV10 7RH
UK

If you would like further information about this product, please contact:
Nutrition Warehouse Limited
Regulatory Services
Samuel Ryder House
Barling Way
Nuneaton
Warwickshire
CV10 7RH
UK
Is this leaflet hard to see or read?
Contact us on:
Telephone: +44 (0) 2476 215 400
Fax: +44 (0) 2476 215 452
Email: customerservices@nbtyeurope.com
This leaflet was revised March 2013

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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