PADMA CIRCOSAN CAPSULES
Active substance(s): AEGLE MARMELOS FRUIT / AQUILEGIA VULGARIS HERB / AZADIRACHTA INDICA FRUIT / CALCIUM SULPHATE HEMIHYDRATE / CALENDULA OFFICINALIS / CETRARIA ISLANDICA THALLUS / ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM FRUIT / GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA ROOT / KAEMPFERIA GALANGA RHIZOME / LACTUCA SATIVA LEAF,
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains
important information for you.
This medicine is available without prescription. However,
you still need to take PADMA CIRCOSAN carefully to get
the best results from it.
– Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
– Ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner if you need more information or advice.
– You must contact your doctor if your symptoms worsen,
or if they do not improve after 4 weeks.
– If you experience any side effects and these get serious, or if
you notice any side effect not listed in this leaflet, please tell
your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
What PADMA CIRCOSAN is and what it is used for
Before you take PADMA CIRCOSAN
How to take PADMA CIRCOSAN
Possible side effects
How to store PADMA CIRCOSAN
1. WHAT PADMA CIRCOSAN IS AND WHAT IT
IS USED FOR
A traditional herbal medicinal product used to relieve the
symptoms of Raynaud's syndrome and for the relief of symptoms
associated with minor venous circulatory disturbances such
as tired heavy legs, pain, swelling, and for calf cramps, based
on traditional use only.
What is Raynaud’s syndrome?
Raynaud’s syndrome happens if the blood supply to the fingers
and toes is interrupted in response to changes in temperature
or emotional stress. The symptoms are cold hands or feet with
numbness or tingling and turning white of toes or fingers.
– s udden swelling of one or both of your legs, you notice
one or both of your legs is red and hot or you have kidney
or heart problems
– severe pain in your leg when you are at rest
– yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine, severe stomach
pain with feeling or being sick, feeling very tired or losing
Do not take any more medicine and tell your doctor
immediately if you get any of these symptoms.
Taking other medicines
Wait at least 11/2 – 2 hours before taking any other medicines
after taking PADMA CIRCOSAN.
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or
have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines
obtained without a prescription.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Driving and using machines
This medicine has no known effects on your ability to drive
or operate machines.
This medicine contains a very small amount of the herbal
ingredient Valerian root. It is not expected to make you drowsy.
3. HOW TO TAKE PADMA CIRCOSAN
Always take PADMA CIRCOSAN exactly as described in this leaflet. You should check with your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner if you are not sure.
Take this medicine with a glass of water, on an empty stomach.
If you get any stomach problems when you take this medicine,
you can take the capsules with plenty of liquid (lukewarm water
is advised) with meals.
If you cannot swallow a capsule, then open it up carefully and
mix the contents into a glass of lukewarm water.
PADMA CIRCOSAN is derived from a formula of Tibetan Medicine. Remember to wait at least 11/2 – 2 hours before taking any other
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE PADMA CIRCOSAN
How much to take: adults and the elderly
Do not take PADMA CIRCOSAN
Take 2 capsules 3 times a day.
If your symptoms improve, then take 1 or 2 capsules per day.
Take special care with PADMA CIRCOSAN
Tell your doctor, if either you have any of the following already, or
you experience any of these symptoms while taking this medicine:
– inflammation of your skin or a hard area under your skin
– an ulcer forming on your legs
Do not take more than the stated dose.
How long to take the capsules for
You must contact a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare
practitioner if your symptoms worsen or do not improve after
Use in children and adolescents
This medicine is not suitable for children or adolescents under
18 years of age.
– If you are under 18 years of age.
– If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
– If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the active
substances, or plants of the Asteraceae (daisy) family, or any
of the other ingredients of PADMA CIRCOSAN (see section 6:
If you take more PADMA CIRCOSAN than you should
If you take too much, then talk to your pharmacist, doctor or
qualified healthcare practitioner. Take this leaflet with you.
Taking too much is unlikely to be harmful.
If you forget to take PADMA CIRCOSAN
Don’t worry about the missed dose. Continue to use as before.
If you stop taking PADMA CIRCOSAN
You can stop taking this medicine at any time. No special
precautions are needed.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine,
ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, PADMA CIRCOSAN can cause side effects,
although not everybody will experience them.
The frequency of the following possible side effects is not
– Digestive problems such as indigestion, nausea, heart burn
– Skin reactions such as rash or itching.
Single cases of changes in liver function (yellowing of the skin
or eyes or change in liver function tests) have been reported
but the causal relationship between these effects and the use
of PADMA CIRCOSAN has not been demonstrated.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your 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 PADMA CIRCOSAN
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use PADMA CIRCOSAN after the expiry date which is
stated on the blister pack and on the box after EXP. The expiry
date refers to the last day of the month.
Do not store above 25°C. Store the blister strip inside the carton.
Medicines should not be thrown away in waste water or in
household waste. Please ask your pharmacist how to throw
away any medicine you do not need anymore. If you do this
you will help protect the environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What PADMA CIRCOSAN contains
The active ingredients in each hard capsule are:
40 mg aucklandia root (Saussurea costus (Falc.) Lipsch.), 40 mg
Iceland moss (Cetraria islandica (L.) Ach. s.l.), 35 mg neem
fruit (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.), 30 mg cardamom fruit (Elettaria cardamomum (Roxb.) Maton var. minuscula Burk.), 30 mg
myrobalan fruit (Terminalia chebula Retz.), 30 mg red
sanderswood (Pterocarpus santalinus L.f.), 25 mg allspice
(Pimenta dioica (L.) Merr.), 20 mg Bengal quince (Aegle marmelos
(L.) Corrêa), 15 mg European columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris L.),
15 mg liquorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra L.), 15 mg ribwort plantain
(Plantago lanceolata L. s.l.), 15 mg knotgrass (Polygonum
aviculare L. s.l.), 15 mg golden cinquefoil (Potentilla aurea L.),
12 mg clove (Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merr et L. M. Perry),
10 mg kaempferia galanga rhizome (Kaempferia galanga L.),
10 mg heart leaf sida (Sida cordifolia L.), 10 mg valerian root
(Valeriana officinalis L. s.l.), 6 mg lettuce leaf (Lactuca sativa var.
capitata L.), 5 mg calendula flower head (Calendula officinalis L.),
4 mg d-camphor. Ancillary mineral: 20 mg calcium sulphate
The other ingredients are:
Colloidal anhydrous silica and in the capsule shell, gelatin.
What PADMA CIRCOSAN looks like and contents
of the pack
Two piece, clear, hard capsules with brown powder.
The medicine comes in blister packs of 60, 120, and
200 capsules. Not all packs may be marketed.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder and Manufacturer
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder and Batch Release:
PADMA EUROPE GmbH, Hietzinger Hauptstr. 37, AT-1130 Vienna,
PADMA AG, CH-8620 Wetzikon, Switzerland
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Leaflet revision date 18/07/2016
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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