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POTTERS ANTITIS CYSTITIS RELIEF

Active substance(s): BUCHU LEAF AQUEOUS EXTRACT 100:39 / BUCHU LEAF POWDER / CLIVERS AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 100:28 / COUCHGRASS AQUEOUS EXTRACT 5:1 / HORSETAIL HERB AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 5:1 / SHEPHERDS PURSE AQUEOUS EXTRACT 5:1 / UVA URSI DRY EXTRACT 5:2

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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Like all medicines this product can cause
side effects, but not everyone gets them.
If any of the following or other side
effects occur, stop taking this product
and consult your doctor or pharmacist:
• Mild gastrointestinal complaints and
allergic reactions (e.g. rash) have been
reported with Horsetail Herb use. The
frequency is not known.
• Nausea, vomiting and stomach ache have
been reported with Uva Ursi Leaf. The
frequency is not known.
• Uva Ursi Leaf may cause a greenishbrown colouration of the urine.
Making medicines safer:
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 POTTER’S ANTITIS
CYSTITIS RELIEF:
Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Do not use Potter’s Antitis Cystitis Relief
after the expiry date. The expiry date is
printed on the label and base of the carton.
Do not store above 25˚C. Store in the
original packaging.
Return any unused medicine to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION:
Each coated tablet contains:
80 mg Dry Extract Uva Ursi Leaf
(Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) Spreng) (5:2)
(equivalent to 200 mg Uva Ursi Leaf
Extraction Solvent: Water
60 mg Buchu Leaf (Agathosma betulina (Berg.))
23.4 mg Dry Extract Buchu Leaf (Agathosma
betulina (Berg.)) (100:39) (equivalent to 60 mg
Buchu Leaf) Extraction Solvent: Water
16.8 mg Dry Extract Clivers Herb (Galium
aparine L.) (100:28) (equivalent to 60 mg
Clivers Herb) Extraction Solvent: Water
12 mg Dry Extract Couchgrass Rhizome
(Agropyron repens Beauvais) (5:1) (equivalent to
60 mg Couchgrass) Extraction Solvent: Water
12 mg Dry Extract Horsetail Herb (Equisetum
arvense L.) (5:1) (equivalent to 60 mg
Horsetail Herb) Extraction Solvent: Water

12 mg Dry Extract Shepherd’s Purse Herb
(Capsella bursa-pastoris L.) (5:1) (equivalent to
60 mg Shepherd’s Purse Herb) Extraction
Solvent: Water.
This product also contains:
Ethyl Cellulose, Colloidal Anhydrous Silica,
Lactose, Sucrose, Calcium Hydrogen
Phosphate, Croscarmallose Sodium, Talc,
Sodium Starch Glycolate, Magnesium
Stearate, Shellac, Kaolin Light, Titanium
Dioxide (E171), Black Iron Oxide (E172), Yellow
Iron Oxide (E172), Maltodextrin.
Potter’s Antitis Cystitis Relief is a greenishgrey coated tablet, available in containers
of 60 tablets.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
and Manufacturer:
Potters, Wigan WN5 OJZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
THR 33656/0078

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

ANTITIS CYSTITIS
RELIEF
WITH BUCHU AND EXTRACTS OF
UVA URSI, CLIVERS, COUCHGRASS,
HORSETAIL & SHEPHERD’S PURSE

Certification Mark

For further information,
call 01202 449752
If you would like a version of this
leaflet in an alternative format,
please call 01942 219960
Product code: ANT65LEA3
Leaflet last revised: 19/05/2015

PLEASE READ THESE
INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE

POT TER’S HERBAL REMEDIES SINCE 1812

This medicine is available without
prescription. However, you still need
to take Potter’s Antitis Cystitis Relief
carefully to get the best results from it.
• K eep this leaflet. You may need to read
it again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
• You must contact a doctor or pharmacist
if your symptoms worsen or do not
improve after 1 week.
• If you experience any of the side effects
listed in the leaflet, or if you notice any
other side effects, please consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
IN THIS LEAFLET:
1. W
 hat Potter’s Antitis Cystitis Relief
is and what it is used for
2. Before you take Potter’s Antitis
Cystitis Relief
3. How to take Potter’s Antitis
Cystitis Relief
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Antitis
Cystitis Relief
6. Further information

1. WHAT POTTER’S ANTITIS CYSTITIS
RELIEF IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:
Potter’s Antitis Cystitis Relief is a traditional
herbal medicinal product used to help flushing
of the urinary tract and to assist in minor
urinary complaints associated with cystitis
in women, based on traditional use only.
Containing Buchu and Extracts of Uva
Ursi, Clivers, Couchgrass, Horsetail and
Shepherd’s Purse.
For full details, see Section 6.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE POTTER’S
ANTITIS CYSTITIS RELIEF:
Do not take Potter’s Antitis
Cystitis Relief:
• if you are allergic to any of the ingredients
• if you have or have ever had kidney
problems such as kidney disease
or infections
• if you have pain in one or both lower sides
of your back which may indicate kidney
infection or inflammation
• if you have fluid accumulation (oedema)
due to a heart or kidney problem
• if you have been recommended a reduced
fluid intake e.g. in severe heart or kidney
disease
• if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
• if you are under 18 years of age.

Consult your doctor:
• if you have or develop symptoms of
a urinary tract infection e.g. painful
and/or frequent urination
• if you have a high temperature
• if you have blood in your urine
• if you have difficulty urinating or you
suffer from urinary incontinence
• if your symptoms worsen or do not
improve after 1 week.
Taking other medicines:
Please ask your doctor or pharmacist for
advice if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines, including
medicines obtained without a prescription.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding:
You should not use Potter’s Antitis Cystitis
Relief if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
because there is no evidence that it is safe
to do so.
Important information about some
of the ingredients in Potter’s Antitis
Cystitis Relief:
This product contains Sucrose and
Lactose. If you have been told by your
doctor that you have an intolerance
to some sugars, contact your doctor
before taking this medicine.

3. HOW TO TAKE POTTER’S ANTITIS
CYSTITIS RELIEF:
It is important that you follow these
instructions carefully.
For oral use.
Adult women over 18 years:
Two tablets three times a day after meals.
It is important to drink plenty of fluids.
The use in children and adolescents
under 18 years is not recommended.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your condition worsens or your
symptoms persist for more than 1 week,
consult your doctor or pharmacist.
If you take too many Potter’s Antitis
Cystitis Relief:
Stop taking the medicine and consult
your doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Potter’s Antitis
Cystitis Relief:
If you miss a dose, take your next dose at
the usual time. Do not take two doses at
the same time to make up for a missed
dose. Always consult your doctor or
pharmacist if you need further advice.

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