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POTTERS HEARTBURN RELIEF PLUS MIXTURE

Active substance(s): CONCENTRATED COMPOUND GENTIAN INFUSION / EUONYMUS BARK TINCTURE / MEADOWSWEET LIQUID EXTRACT 1:1

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Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture
THR 33656/0060

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET
Potter’s Herbals ( logo)
HEARTBURN RELIEF PLUS MIXTURE
EXTRACTS OF MEADOWSWEET, GENTIAN AND EUONYMUS

PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to take Potter’s
Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep 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 a pharmacist if your symptoms worsen or do not improve after
1 week
• If you experience any side effects, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

IN THIS LEAFLET:
1. What Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture is and what it is used for
2. Before you take Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture
3. How to take Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture
6. Further information

1. WHAT POTTER’S HEARTBURN RELIEF PLUS MIXTURE IS AND WHAT IT IS
USED FOR:
Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the
symptomatic relief of indigestion, heartburn and flatulence, based on traditional use only.
Containing extracts of Meadowsweet Gentian and Euonymus.
For full details, see Section 6.

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2. BEFORE YOU TAKE POTTER’S HEARTBURN RELIEF PLUS MIXTURE:
Do not take Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture:
• if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or salicylates
• if you suffer from stomach ulcers
• with salicylates and other NSAIDs without medical advice
• if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
• if you are under 18 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 Heartburn Relief Plus 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 Heartburn Relief Plus
Mixture:
This product contains Sucrose (syrup). 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 13% v/v Ethanol (alcohol), i.e. up to 520 mg per dose (5 ml),
equivalent to 13 ml beer or 5.4 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 HEARTBURN RELIEF PLUS MIXTURE:
It is important that you follow these instructions carefully.
For oral use: Adults and the elderly: Take one 5ml teaspoonful after meals three or four times a
day.

The use in children and adolescents under 18 years is not recommended.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If your condition worsens or symptoms do not improve after 1 week consult your doctor or
pharmacist.

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If you take too many Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture:
Stop taking the medicine and consult your doctor or pharmacist.

If you forget to take Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus 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.

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:
• digestive disorders have been observed, tachycardia (increased heartbeat), itching of the skin
and headache have been reported with gentian root. The frequency is not known.
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 HEARTBURN RELIEF PLUS MIXTURE:
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus 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.
Return any unused medicine to your pharmacist for safe disposal.

6. FURTHER INFORMATION:
Each 5 ml of oral liquid contains
0.99 ml Liquid Extract Meadowsweet Herb (Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim) (1:1)
(equivalent to 0.99 g Meadowsweet herb)
Extraction Solvent: Water,
0.374ml Liquid Extract Gentian Root( Gentiana lutea L.) (1.1) (equivalent to 0.04g Gentian
Root)
Extraction Solvent: Water,
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0.2 ml liquid Extract Euonymus Bark (Euonymus atropurpureus Jacq.) (1:5) (equivalent to
0.04 g Euonymus bark)
Extraction Solvent: 45% Ethanol v/v
This product also contains:
Ethanol, Tragacanth, Glycerol, Syrup (sucrose), Peppermint Oil, Fennel Oil, Infusion of
Clove Concentrated (cloves, ethanol and water), Sodium Bicarbonate, Water.
Potter’s Heartburn Relief Plus Mixture is a reddish brown liquid and is available in a 150 ml
bottle.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder and Manufacturer:
Potters, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
THR 33656/0060

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: HEA01LEA
Leaflet last revised: June 2015

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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