Active substance(s): SAGE LEAF
User Information Leaflet
Medway City Estate,
Kent ME2 4HU.
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
SAGE LEAF 300mg
6 Further information
Each hard capsule of Salvian contains the following
active herbal ingredient:
Sage Leaf 300mg (Salvia officinalis L.).
There are no other ingredients in Salvian.
Please read this leaflet carefully before using Salvian.
It contains important information about this medicine.
Keep this leaflet.
You may want to read it again. If you need more information
or advice, please ask your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified health care practitioner.
The capsule shell is made from hypromellose.
Each pot of Salvian contains either 30 or 60 capsules.
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This leaflet was revised in June 2016.
What is in this leaflet
What Salvian is and what it is used for
Before you take Salvian
How to take Salvian
Possible side effects
How to store Salvian
1 What Salvian is and what it is used for
Salvian is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the
relief of excessive sweating associated with the menopause,
based on traditional use only.
If you take too much Salvian (overdose)
If you take more than the recommended dose, see a doctor,
pharmacist or qualified health care practitioner and take this
leaflet with you.
2 Before you take Salvian
Do not take if you:
- are allergic to the ingredient (see section 6).
- are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- are under 18 years of age.
If you forget to take Salvian
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time; it does not
matter if you have missed a dose.
Tell your doctor if you have an intolerance to any of the ingredients.
This product may impair ability to drive and use machines, if affected
do not drive or operate machines.
3 How to take Salvian
Swallow the capsules whole with water. Do not chew the capsules.
Women experiencing menopausal symptoms:
For the temporary relief of excessive sweating associated with the
menopause: Take 1 capsule per day.
Duration of use:- 2 weeks.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
There is no relevant use in children and adolescents
under 18 years of age.
If your symptoms of excessive sweating persists for more than two
weeks after using this product, tell your doctor.
If you are unsure about anything relating to Salvian
If you have any questions, or are unsure about anything, please
ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified health care practitioner.
4 Possible side effects
There are no known side effects.
If you notice any other side effects after taking Salvian, please
inform your doctor or pharmacist.
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 Salvian
Do not use the capsules after the expiry date.
The expiry date is printed on the pot label. Return any unused capsules
to your pharmacist who will dispose of them for you.
Store below 25ºC in the original package.
Keep all medicines out of sight and reach of children.