POTTERS COLD & FLU RELIEF
Active substance(s): BAYBERRY BARK LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 30% ALCOHOLIC / ELDER FLOWERS LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 21% ALCOHOL / HEMLOCK SPRUCE LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1 37% ALCOHOLIC
& Flu 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.
5. HOW TO STORE POTTER’S COLD
& FLU RELIEF:
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Do not store above 25ºC.
Keep in the original packaging.
This product also contains:
Ethanol, Peppermint Oil, Cassia Oil, Pimento
Oil, Clove Oil, Stronger Capsicum Tincture
(96% ethanol, water, capsicum), Strong
Ginger Tincture (90% ethanol, ginger root),
Capsicum Oleoresin (red chilli pepper,
mono & diglicerides of fatty acids (E471),
castor oil), Syrup (sucrose), Acacia Powder,
Beetroot Powder (E162), Caramel, Viscarin
(carrageenan, glucose (dextrose)), Water.
Return any unused medicine to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.
Potter’s Cold & Flu Relief is a reddish brown
liquid and is available in a 135 ml bottle.
There are no reported side effects with this
product. However if any side effects occur,
stop taking this product and consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
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.
Keep out of the reach and sight
Do not use Potter’s Cold & Flu Relief after
the expiry date. The expiry date is printed
on the label and base of the carton.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION:
Each 5 ml of oral liquid contains:
0.1 ml Liquid Extract Elder Flower (Sambucus
nigra L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 0.1 g Elder
Extraction Solvent: Water
0.1 ml Liquid Extract Hemlock Spruce (Pinus
canadensis L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 0.1 g
Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 45% v/v
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
Potters, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
COLD & FLU RELIEF
EXTRACTS OF ELDER FLOWER,
HEMLOCK SPRUCE & BAYBERRY BARK
For further information, call
cerifera L.) (1:1) (equivalent to 0.05 g
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in an alternative format, please call
Extraction Solvent: Ethanol 45% v/v.
Leaflet last revised: 17/07/2015
0.05 ml Liquid Extract Bayberry Bark (Myrica
PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Product code: EPC35LEA3
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 Cold & Flu Relief carefully
to get the best results from it.
1. WHAT POTTER’S COLD & FLU RELIEF
IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR:
• K eep this leaflet. You may need to read
Potter’s Cold & Flu Relief is a traditional
herbal medicinal product used to relieve the
symptoms of colds and flu, chills and sore
throats, based on traditional use only.
• A sk your pharmacist if you need more
information or advice.
Containing extracts of Elder Flower, Hemlock
Spruce and Bayberry Bark.
• 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 side effects, please
consult your doctor or pharmacist.
IN THIS LEAFLET:
hat Potter’s Cold & Flu Relief is and
what it is used for
you take Potter’s Cold &
3. How to take Potter’s Cold & Flu Relief
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Cold & Flu Relief
6. Further information
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE POTTER’S COLD
& FLU RELIEF:
Do not take Potter’s Cold & Flu Relief:
• if you are allergic to any of the ingredients
• 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 Cold & Flu
Relief 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
Important information about some of
the ingredients in Potter’s Cold & Flu
This product contains Sucrose (syrup)
and Glucose (dextrose). If you have been
told by your doctor that you have an
intolerance to some sugars, contact
your doctor before taking this medicine.
This product also contains 8% v/v Ethanol
(alcohol), i.e. up to 640 mg per dose (10 ml),
equivalent to 16 ml beer or 6.7 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
3. HOW TO TAKE POTTER’S
COLD & FLU RELIEF:
It is important that you follow these
Shake the bottle well before use.
Start at the first signs of a common
For oral use: Adults, the elderly
and children over 12 years: Two 5 ml
teaspoonfuls in a third of a cup of warm or
hot water, three times a day.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not use this product for more than
If your condition worsens or symptoms
persist for more than 7 days, consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you experience shortness of breath,
high temperature or yellow, green or blood
stained sputum, consult your doctor.
If you take too much Potter’s Cold &
Stop taking the medicine and consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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