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POTTERS CATARRH MIXTURE

Active substance(s): BONESET LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / BURDOCK ROOT LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 / HYSSOP LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1

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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Like all medicines this product can cause
side effects, but not everyone gets them.
If the following or other side effects
occur, stop taking this product and
consult your doctor or pharmacist:
• anaphylactic shock (serious allergic
reaction which causes swelling of the
face or throat) has been reported with
the use of Burdock Root. The frequency
is not known.
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
CATARRH MIXTURE:
Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Do not use Potter’s Catarrh Mixture 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.

This product also contains:
Rectified Spirit (90% ethanol), Capsicum
Tincture (capsicum oleoresin, 90%
ethanol), Colour Solution (caramel,
glycerin, 90% ethanol, water), Cherry
Flavouring (non-natural with propylene
glycol, water, ethanol), Water.
Potter’s Catarrh Mixture is a brown liquid
and is available in a 150 ml bottle.

Return any unused medicine to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.

Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
and Manufacturer:
Potters, Wigan WN5 0JZ

6. FURTHER INFORMATION:

Traditional Herbal Registration number:
THR 33656/0051

Each 5 ml of oral liquid contains:
0.6 ml Liquid Extract Boneset (Eupatorium
perfoliatum L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 0.6 gm
Boneset herb)
Extraction Solvent: Water
0.35 ml Liquid Extract Hyssop (Hyssopus
officinalis L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 0.35 gm
Hyssop herb)
Extraction Solvent: Water

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

CATARRH MIXTURE
EXTRACTS OF BONESET,
HYSSOP & BURDOCK ROOT

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: CAT15LEA5
Leaflet last revised: 10/06/2015

0.25 ml Liquid Extract Burdock Root
(Arctium lappa L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 0.25 gm
Burdock Root)
Extraction Solvent: Water
PLEASE READ THESE
INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE

POT TER’S HERBAL REMEDIES SINCE 1812

The medicine is available without
prescription. However, you still need to
take Potter’s Catarrh Mixture carefully
to get the best results from it.

1. WHAT POTTER’S CATARRH MIXTURE
IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:

• K eep this leaflet. You may need to read
it again.

Potter’s Catarrh Mixture is a traditional
herbal medicinal product used to relieve
the symptoms of nasal catarrh and catarrh
of the throat, based on traditional use only.

• A sk your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.

Containing extracts of Boneset, Hyssop
and Burdock Root.

• Y ou must contact a doctor or pharmacist
if your symptoms worsen or do not
improve after 7 days.

For full details see Section 6.

• 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 Catarrh Mixture is
and what it is used for
2. Before you take Potter’s
Catarrh Mixture
3. How to take Potter’s Catarrh Mixture
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Catarrh Mixture
6. Further information

2. BEFORE YOU TAKE POTTER’S
CATARRH MIXTURE:
Do not take Potter’s Catarrh Mixture:
• if you are allergic to any of the
ingredients or other plants of the
Asteraceae/Compositae family
• if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
• if you are under 12 years of age
• if you are taking medicines known to
interact with alcohol e.g. metronidazole.
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 Catarrh Mixture
if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
because there is no evidence that it is safe
to do so.
Driving and using machines:
This product contains Ethanol (alcohol)
and therefore it is advised that you do not
take this medicine if you are going to drive
or use machinery.
Important information about some
of the ingredients in Potter’s
Catarrh Mixture:
This product contains 11.7% Ethanol
(alcohol) i.e. up to 468 mg per dose (5 ml),
equivalent to 11.7 ml beer or 4.9 ml wine
per dose. It may be harmful for those
suffering from alcoholism and high-risk
groups such as pregnant or breastfeeding
women, children and patients with liver
disease or epilepsy.
3. HOW TO TAKE POTTER’S
CATARRH MIXTURE:
It is important that you follow these
instructions carefully.

Shake the bottle well before use.
For oral use:
Adults and the elderly: One 5 ml
teaspoonful three times a day.
Children over 12 years: One 5 ml
teaspoonful morning and evening.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not use this product for more than
7 days.
If your condition worsens, symptoms
persist for more than 7 days or you get
a fever lasting several days, shortness of
breath or blood in your saliva, consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you take too much Potter’s
Catarrh Mixture:
Stop taking the medicine and consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Potter’s
Catarrh Mixture:
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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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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