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POTTERS SKIN CLEAR TABLETS

Active substance(s): ECHINACEA DRY EXTRACT 100:22

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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, including allergic reactions, stop
taking this product and consult your doctor
or pharmacist:
• a llergic reactions e.g. rash, hives,
swelling of the skin due to fluid, swelling
of the facial area (Quincke’s oedema)
• s hrinking of the airways in the lungs
(bronchospasm)
• a sthma and life-threatening reactions
(anaphylactic shock).
Association with auto-immune diseases
have been reported such as: inflammation
of the brain and spinal cord, painful lumps
on the shins, low blood platelet count,
destruction of blood cells by antibodies
(Evans Syndrome), dryness of the mouth
and eyes with renal tubular dysfunction
(Sjorgen Syndrome).
A decrease in the number of white blood
cells (Leucopenia) may occur in long–term
use (more than 8 weeks).

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 SKIN
CLEAR TABLETS:
Keep out of the reach and sight
of children.
Do not use Potter’s Skin Clear Tablets after
the expiry date. The expiry date is printed
on the label and base of the carton.

This product also contains:
Calcium Hydrogen Phosphate,
Microcrystalline Cellulose, Stearic Acid,
Colloidal Anhydrous Silica, Magnesium
Stearate, Croscarmellose Sodium.
Clear film coating containing Hydroxypropyl
Methycellulose and Glycerol.
Potter’s Skin Clear Tablets are pinkish fawn
speckled round film coated tablets and
are available in containers of 60 tablets.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder:
Potters, Wigan WN5 0JZ
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
THR 33656/0049

For further information, call
01202 449752

Return any unused medicine to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.

If you would like a version of this leaflet
in an alternative format, please call
01942 219960

Each film coated tablet contains:
110 mg Dry Extract Echinacea angustifolia
root (100:22) (equivalent to 500 mg
Echinacea angustifolia (D.C))
Extraction solvent: Water.

SKIN CLEAR
TABLETS
EXTRACT OF ECHINACEA

Certification Mark

Do not store above 25˚C. Store in the
original packaging.

6. FURTHER INFORMATION:

PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

(Echinacea angustifolia)

Product code: SKI60LEA1
Leaflet last revised: 10/06/2015

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 Skin Clear Tablets carefully
to get the best results from them.
• K eep this leaflet. You may need to read
it again.
• 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 2 weeks.
• If you experience any of the side effects
listed in this leaflet, or if you notice any
other side effects, please consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
IN THIS LEAFLET:
1. W
 hat Potter’s Skin Clear Tablets are
and what they are used for
2. Before you take Potter’s Skin Clear
Tablets
3. How to take Potter’s Skin Clear Tablets
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Potter’s Skin Clear Tablets
6. Further information

1. WHAT POTTER’S SKIN CLEAR
TABLETS ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE
USED FOR:
Potter’s Skin Clear Tablets are a traditional
herbal medicinal product used for the
symptomatic relief of minor skin conditions
such as spots, pimples and blemishes,
based on traditional use only.
Containing extract of Echinacea
(Echinacea angustifolia).
For full details, see Section 6.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE POTTER’S SKIN
CLEAR TABLETS:
Do not take Potter’s Skin Clear Tablets:
• if you are allergic to any of the
ingredients or other plants of the
Asteraceae/Compositae family e.g. daisy,
artichokes or marigolds
• if you suffer from: frequent allergic
reactions such as hives, eczema,
asthma; tuberculosis; sarcoidosis; auto
immune diseases e.g. collagenosis,
multiple sclerosis; conditions which
decrease your resistance to infection
e.g. HIV infection or AIDS; white blood
cell disorders e.g. agranulocytosis,
leukaemia

• if you are on therapy to reduce
natural response to infection (e.g.
chemotherapy, radiotherapy, history of
organ or bone marrow transplant)

3. HOW TO TAKE POTTER’S
SKIN CLEAR TABLETS:

• if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

For oral use.

• if you are under 12 years of age

Adults, the elderly and children over 12
years: Take two tablets three times a day.

• if you are taking immunosuppressant
medications such as ciclosporin and
methotrexate.
Take special care:
• if there is a family history of allergic
reactions
• E chinacea can trigger auto-immune
disease.
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 Skin
Clear Tablets if you are pregnant or
breastfeeding because there is no evidence
that it is safe to do so.

It is important that you follow these
instructions carefully.

Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not use the product for more than
2 weeks.
If your condition worsens or symptoms
persist for more than 2 weeks, or signs of
skin infection are observed, consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you take too many Potter’s Skin Clear
Tablets:
Stop taking the medicine and consult your
doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Potter’s Skin Clear
Tablets:
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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