POTTERS BACKACHE RELIEF
Active substance(s): CLIVERS AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 100:28 / SHEPHERDS PURSE / UVA URSI AQUEOUS DRY EXTRACT 5:2 / WILD CARROT
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
Keep out of the reach and sight
Do not use Potter’s Backache 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
Return any unused medicine to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION:
Each film coated tablet contains:
60 mg Shepherd’s Purse Herb (Capsella
60 mg Wild Carrot Root (Daucus carota L.).
60 mg Dry Extract Uva Ursi Leaf
(Arctostaphylos uva-ursi L. Spreng) (5:2)
(Equivalent to 150 mg Uva Ursi Leaf)
Extraction solvent: Water.
35 mg Dry Extract Clivers Herb (Galium
aparine L.) (100:28) (Equivalent to 125 mg
Extraction solvent: Water.
This product also contains:
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium
Hydrogen Phosphate, Colloidal Anhydrous
Silica, Croscarmellose Sodium, Magnesium
Stearate, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Sodium
Copper Chlorophyllin (E141), Titanium
Dioxide (E171), Black Iron Oxide (E172),
Yellow Iron Oxide (E172), Juniper Berry Oil,
Maltodextrin, Ethyl Cellulose.
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Product code: BAC60LEA1
Leaflet last revised: 24/07/2015
WITH SHEPHERD’S PURSE, WILD CARROT
AND EXTRACTS OF UVA URSI & CLIVERS
Potter’s Backache Relief are a pale olive
green, round biconvex film coated tablet,
available in containers of 60 tablets.
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 Backache Relief carefully
to get the best results from it.
• K eep this leaflet. You may need to read
• A sk your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
• Y ou must contact a doctor or pharmacist
if your symptoms worsen or do not
improve after 4 weeks or if swelling of
the joints, redness or fever occurs.
1. WHAT POTTER’S BACKACHE RELIEF
IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:
Potter’s Backache Relief is a traditional
herbal medicinal product used for the
symptomatic relief of lower backache
including lumbago and sciatica, based on
traditional use only.
Containing Shepherd’s Purse, Wild Carrot
and extracts of Uva Ursi & Clivers.
For full details, see Section 6.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding:
You should not use Potter’s Backache
Relief if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
because there is no evidence that it is safe
to do so.
3. HOW TO TAKE POTTER’S
It is important that you follow these
For oral use.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE POTTER’S
Adults and the elderly:
Take two tablets three times a day.
Do not take Potter’s Backache Relief:
• if you are allergic to any of the
The use in children and adolescents
under 18 years is not recommended.
IN THIS LEAFLET:
• if you suffer from kidney disorders
hat Potter’s Backache Relief is and
what it is used for
• if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
• if you are under 18 years of age.
you take Potter’s Backache
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.
If your condition worsens or if symptoms
persist for more than 4 weeks, or if joint
pain is experienced, accompanied by
swelling of the joints, redness or fever,
consult your doctor or pharmacist.
• 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.
3. How to take Potter’s Backache Relief
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Backache Relief
6. Further information
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If you take too much Potter’s
Stop taking the medicine and consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Potter’s
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.
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, including allergic
reactions, stop taking this product
and consult your doctor or pharmacist:
• Nausea, vomiting, stomach ache have
been reported with the use of Uva Ursi
Leaf. The frequency is not known.
• U va Ursi Leaf may cause a greenishbrown colouration of the urine.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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