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PHYTOCLEANSE

Active substance(s): ARTICHOKE LEAF

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PHYTOCLEANSE, capsules

6 - FURTHER INFORMATION
What PHYTOCLEANSE contains
- Each hard capsule contains 200 mg of Artichoke leaf ( Cynara scolymus L., folium).
- The other ingredient is hypromellose (capsule shell).

Artichoke leaf 200 mg

What PHYTOCLEANSE looks like and contents of the pack
Each pack contains 45 or 150 hard capsules
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.
These measures will help to protect the environment.

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine.
It contains important information for your treatment.
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to use
PHYTOCLEANSE carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• Ask your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if you need more
information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your
symptoms worsen or do not improve after 2 weeks.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not
listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Traditional Herbal Registration Holder and Manufacturer
LABORATOIRES ARKOPHARMA
LID de Carros Le Broc – 1er avenue, 2709 m
06510 CARROS - France
Tel.: (+33) (0) 4 93 29 11 28 - Fax: (+33) (0) 4 93 29 11 62
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This leaflet was last revised in July 2012
Traditional Herbal Registration Number
THR 12297/0016

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High Carr Business Park
Newcastle under Lyme
ST5 7UH - Tel: +44 (0) 1782 564512

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IN THIS LEAFLET:
1. What PHYTOCLEANSE is and what it is used for
2. Before you take PHYTOCLEANSE
3. How to take PHYTOCLEANSE
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store PHYTOCLEANSE
6. Further information
1 - WHAT PHYTOCLEANSE IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
PHYTOCLEANSE is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the
symptomatic relief of digestive disorders such as dyspepsia and flatulence
based on traditional use only.

2 - BEFORE YOU TAKE PHYTOCLEANSE
DO NOT TAKE PHYTOCLEANSE IF
- you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance, to plants of the
Asteraceae family (Compositae) such as daisies, marigolds, or to any of the
ingredients. (see Section 6 Further Information).
- you are suffering from:
• obstruction of the bile duct or intestinal tract
• cholangitis (angiocholitis)
• liver disease
• gallstones and any other biliary disorders.
- you are under 12 years of age.
TAKE SPECIAL CARE WITH PHYTOCLEANSE
- Do not take more than the stated dose.
- If your symptoms worsen or persist after 2 weeks, consult your doctor or a
qualified healthcare practitioner.
TAKING OTHER MEDICINES
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken
any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING:
Do not use if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
No studies have been performed.
However it is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.
3 - HOW TO TAKE PHYTOCLEANSE
Adolescents, adults and elderly:
Take 2 capsules, 2 or 3 times daily during meals with a large glass of water. If
your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 2 weeks, consult your doctor
or a qualified healthcare practitioner.
Not for use in children under 12 years. For oral use only.
Don’t take more than the stated dose.

IF YOU TAKE MORE PHYTOCLEANSE THAN YOU SHOULD
If you take too much and feel ill, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE PHYTOCLEANSE
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose and continue your
regular dosage regimen as described in this leaflet.
IF YOU STOP TAKING PHYTOCLEANSE
You can stop taking PHYTOCLEANSE at any time.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor
or pharmacist.
4 - POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, PHYTOCLEANSE can have side effects, although not
everybody gets them.
Mild gastro-intestinal disorders (flatulence diarrhoea with abdominal spasm,
epigastric complaints like nausea, flatulence and heartburn) as well as allergic
reactions may occur.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed
in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
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 GP's surgery or
pharmacy, or call free phone 0808 100 3352 (available 10am-2pm MondayFriday).
5 - HOW TO STORE PHYTOCLEANSE
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use PHYTOCLEANSE after the expiry date which is stated on the bottle
after “Exp”. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Store below 25°C. Store in the original package and keep the bottle tightly closed.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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