Active substance(s): MILK THISTLE FRUIT / MILK THISTLE FRUIT / MILK THISTLE FRUIT
Manufacturer and Traditional Herbal Registration Holder:
Do not use the capsules after the expiry date.
The expiry date is printed on the bottle label. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month. 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 reach and sight of children.
User Information Leaflet
Medway City Estate,
Kent ME2 4HU.
Traditional Herbal Registration number:
ID No: SIL.001
MILK THISTLE FRUITS 450mg
6 Further information
Each hard capsule of Silamarie contains the following
active herbal ingredient:
Please read this leaflet carefully before using Silamarie.
It contains important information about this medicine.
Milk Thistle fruits 450mg (Silybum marianum L. Gaertner).
There are no other ingredients in Silamarie.
Keep this leaflet.
You may want to read it again. If you need more information
or advice, please ask your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
The capsule shell is made from hypromellose. The capsules are
hard, clear, oblong and contain a speckled brown powder.
Each bottle of Silamarie contains either 60 or 120 capsules.
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This leaflet was produced in December 2011.
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What is in this leaflet
What Silamarie is and what it is used for
Before you take Silamarie
How to take Silamarie
How to store this product
1 What is Silamarie and what it is used for
Silamarie is a traditional herbal medicinal product, used to relieve
symptoms associated with occasional over indulgence of food
and drink, such as indigestion and upset stomach,
based on traditional use only.
2 Before you take Silamarie
Do not take if you:
- are allergic to any of the ingredients or to plants of the
Asteraceae/Compositae family such as daisies, marigolds or
artichokes (see section 6).
- are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- are under 18 years of age.
Tell your doctor before taking this product if you are currently suffering
from active liver disease.
3 How to take Silamarie
Swallow the capsules whole with water. Do not chew the capsules.
Adults and elderly:
To relieve the symptoms associated with occasional over indulgence
of food and drink, such as indigestion and upset stomach:
Take 1 or 2 capsules 3 times daily swallowed with water up to a
maximum of 6 capsules daily.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
This product is not suitable for children or adolescents
under 18 years of age.
4 Side effects
Like all medicines this product may have side effects.
The following effects have been reported: Nausea (feeling sick),
upset stomach, diarrhoea and headache.
If these persist for more than a few days or become more troublesome,
stop taking the product. The side effects are usually only temporary.
Other side effects include allergic reactions such as itching and/or skin
rash, urticaria, hives, pruritis and analphylaxis. If you experience an
allergic skin reaction, stop taking the product and consult your doctor.
If you notice any other side effects after taking Silamarie, please
inform your doctor or pharmacist.
If your symptoms worsen or persist for more than one week,
consult your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you take too much Silamarie (overdose)
If you take more than the recommended dose, see a doctor, pharmacist
or qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you.
If you forget to take Silamarie
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual time;
it does not matter if you have missed a dose.
If you are unsure about anything relating to Silamarie
If you have any questions, or are unsure about anything, please
ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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