PUNCTO CURBIFEMME CAPSULES
Active substance(s): PUMPKIN SEED DRY EXTRACT
Puncto® CurbiFemme capsules
Pumpkin seed extract 122.5 mg
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important
information for you.
This is medicine is available without a prescription. However, you still need to
take Puncto CurbiFemme 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 if your symptoms worsen or do not improve.
• If any of the side effects become serious, or you notice any side effects not
listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Puncto CurbiFemme is and what it is used for
2. Before you take Puncto CurbiFemme
3. How to take Puncto CurbiFemme
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Puncto CurbiFemme
6. Further information
1. What Puncto CurbiFemme is and
what it is used for
Puncto CurbiFemme is a traditional herbal
medicinal product used for the relief of lower
urinary tract symptoms such as frequent
urge to urinate and/or increased urinary
frequency and urgency in women with
overactive bladder, based on traditional use
2. Before you take Puncto
2.1 Do not take Puncto CurbiFemme
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to
• the active substance or other members
of the Cucurbitaceae family,
• any of the excipients,
• peanut or soya as this product contains
(see section 6: Further information).
2.2 Take special care with Puncto
For oral administration.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms worsen a doctor or qualified
healthcare practitioner should be consulted.
You must see your doctor immediately if:
you have blood in your urine
you have fever.
This product contains soya oil and should
not be used by patients who are allergic to
peanut or soya.
This product contains sorbitol. Patients with
rare hereditary problems of fructose
intolerance should not take this product.
2.3 Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you
are taking, or have recently taken any other
medicines. This includes any medicines
which you have bought without a prescription.
2.4 Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Do not take this product if you are pregnant
or breast feeding because there is no
evidence that it is safe to do so.
2.5 Driving and using machines
No special precautions are needed. This
medicine should have no effect on your
ability to drive and use machines.
3. How to take Puncto CurbiFemme
Always use Puncto CurbiFemme exactly
as instructed. You should check with your
doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
3.1 How much Puncto CurbiFemme to
Remember to always take this medicine
with 1-2 glasses of water. The capsules
should be swallowed whole and not
Please ask your doctor or pharmacist if you
think that Puncto CurbiFemme may be too
strong or weak for you.
3.2 Adults and the elderly:
One capsule to be taken three times a day.
Please turn over!
Children and adolescents under 18
years of age:
This medicine is not recommended for
patients under 18 years of age.
3.3 If you take more Puncto
CurbiFemme than you should
If you have accidentally taken more than
the recommended dosage of Puncto
CurbiFemme this usually will not have any
side effects. Continue to take the usual
dose at the usual time.
6. Further Information
What Puncto CurbiFemme contains
122.5 mg of extract (as dry extract) (26-31:1)
from pumpkin seeds (Cucurbita pepo L.),
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 60% m/m.
Also contains: Soya bean oil (108 mg) and
sorbitol (6.4 mg).
The other ingredients are:
Maltodextrin, palm kernel oil, lecithin,
coconut oil, yellow beeswax, gelatin,
glycerol, purified water, titanium dioxide E
171, iron oxide yellow E172.
3.4 If you forget to take Puncto
Never take a double dose to make up for a
missed dose. Take the next dose at the
usual time. Always take with 1-2 glasses of
What Puncto CurbiFemme looks like and
contents of the pack
Puncto CurbiFemme are yellow-beige
colour capsules with gloss and seams,
If you have any further questions about
taking this medicine, please ask your doctor
Puncto CurbiFemme comes in blister
packs of 40, 60 or 120 capsules per
4. Possible side effects
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Like all medicines, Puncto CurbiFemme
can cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them.
Allergic reactions may occur in rare cases.
The frequency is not known.
If you get any of these signs you must not
take any more of this medicine. Usually if
you stop taking the medicine any side
effects will disappear.
If any of the side effects become serious, or
you notice any side effects not listed in this
leaflet, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5. How to store Puncto
Keep out of the reach and the sight of
Do not use the capsules after the expiry date
on the carton and the blister strip. The expiry
date is the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the
Medicines should not be thrown away in
waste water or in household waste. Please
ask your pharmacist how to throw away
any medicine you do not need anymore. If
you do this you will help protect the
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This leaflet was last revised in May 2012.
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