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Slimming Aid
Bladderwrack and extract of Bladderwrack

Patient Information Leaflet
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
take this product because it contains
important information you need to know.
This product is available without prescription;
however, you still need to use this product
carefully to get the best results from it.
Keep this leaflet as you may need to read it
again. Ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified
healthcare practitioner if you need more
information or advice.
In this leaflet:
1. What this product is and what it is used for
2. Before you take this product
3. How to take this product
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information

1. What this product is and what
it is used for
This medicine contains:
bladderwrack thallus and
extract of bladderwrack thallus
(Fucus vesiculosus L. or Fucus serratus L.)
A traditional herbal medicinal product used
as an aid to slimming as part of a calorie
controlled diet, based on traditional use only.

2. Before you take this product
Do not take this product if you:
are allergic to any of the ingredients or to
iodine (each tablet contains between
76 - 448 micrograms of iodine (see section 6))
have a thyroid gland disorder or are taking
a medicine for a thyroid disorder
are under 18 years old or elderly
are taking any medicines or
supplements containing iodine.

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.
Taking other medicines: Tell your doctor
before starting to take this medicine if you
are taking any other medicines, including
any bought without a prescription.
Each tablet contains sucrose. If you have
been told by your doctor that you have an
intolerance to some sugars, contact your
doctor before taking this medicine.

3. How to take this product
For oral use. Swallow the tablet whole with
water. Do not chew.
Adults: Take 1 tablet, three times a day,
after a meal. This product must be used in
conjunction with a calorie controlled diet
and additional exercise.
Not recommended for use in children,
adolescents under 18 years of age
or the elderly.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms worsen or persist, consult your
doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
What to do if you take too much:
If you take too many tablets by mistake
contact your doctor or pharmacist straight
away and take this leaflet with you.
What to do if you miss a dose:
If you miss a dose, take the next dose when
it's due. Do not take a double dose to make
up. If you are not sure what to do, consult
your doctor or qualified healthcare

4. Possible side effects

6. Further Information

Most people do not have any side
effects while taking this medicine. Like
all medicines, this medicine can cause
side effects. Diarrhoea has been
reported, although the frequency is not
known. If your symptoms become
serious of if you notice any side effects
not listed in this leaflet, consult your
doctor or pharmacist.

Each tablet contains the active ingredients:
16 mg of extract (as dry extract) from
Bladderwrack thallus (Fucus vesiculosus L.
or Fucus serratus L.) (5:1). Extraction solvent:
Water, 200 mg Bladderwrack thallus (Fucus
vesiculosus L.)

However, if you experience side effects,
or anything unusual happens, stop
taking the medicine immediately and
see your doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
You can help to make medicines safer
by reporting any side-effects to the
Yellow Card Scheme at
Alternatively you can get a paper
Yellow Card form from your
GP's surgery or pharmacy or call
freephone 0808 100 3352
(available 10am - 2pm Monday - Friday)

5. How to store this product
Keep out of the reach and sight of
Do not use these tablets after the
expiry date printed on the pack.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original container.

The other ingredients are: sucrose,
acacia gum, pregelatinised maize starch,
maltodextrin, sodium starch glycolate,
purified talc, magnesium stearate,
colloidal anhydrous silica.
This product is available in pack sizes
of 30, 60, 100, 120 and 200 tablets.
Not all pack sizes are marketed.
Is this leaflet hard to see or read? Contact us on:
Telephone: +44 (0)1283 228300
THR Holder & Manufacturer is:
Brunel Healthcare Manufacturing Ltd.,
William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire,
DE11 0BB, U.K.
Text revised: July 2013
THR: 20894/0075
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