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VITABIOTICS DEVILS CLAW TABLETS

Active substance(s): DEVILS CLAW QUANTIFIED DRY EXTRACT / DEVILS CLAW QUANTIFIED DRY EXTRACT / DEVILS CLAW QUANTIFIED DRY EXTRACT

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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 product contains Devil’s Claw root
extract. It is a traditional herbal medicinal
product used for the relief of backache,
rheumatic or muscular pain, and general
aches and pains in the muscles and joints.
This is 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 (see
section 6)
• Have a stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer
• Are pregnant or breast-feeding
• Are under the age of 18 years
Tell your doctor before taking this product
if you:
• Have gallstones and want to take this
product
Consult your doctor or qualified healthcare
practitioner if:
• Your joint pain is accompanied by swelling
of the joint, redness or fever
• Your symptoms worsen or do not improve
after four weeks
Driving or operating machines:
This product may cause dizziness and
drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not
drive or use machines.

Please read this information
carefully before you start
taking these tablets. It contains
some important information
about this product. Keep this
leaflet with the tablets. You may
want to read it again or show
it to your doctor, pharmacist or
refer to a qualified healthcare
practitioner.
3. HOW TO TAKE THIS PRODUCT
For oral use only.
Adults and the elderly:
Take one dose in the morning and one
dose in the evening. You can take the
tablets with or without food. Swallow the
tablets whole with some water or other liquid.
Do not chew. Do not take more than the
directions tell you to (2 tablets per day).
If you take too much of this product
(overdose)
If you take more than the recommended
dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or
qualified healthcare practitioner and take this
leaflet with you.
If you forget to take this product
Continue to take your usual dose at the usual
time, it does not matter if you have missed a
dose. Do not take a double dose to make up
for the missed dose.
After taking this product
You must speak to a doctor or a qualified
healthcare practitioner if your symptoms
worsen, if they do not improve after four
weeks or if side effects not mentioned in this
leaflet occur.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, this product can have
possible side effects. These are listed
overleaf.

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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS (CONTINUED)

6. FURTHER INFORMATION

• Digestive disorders - diarrhoea, feeling sick,
being sick, abdominal pain
• Central nervous system disorders headache, dizziness
• Allergic reactions - rash, raised itchy rash,
swelling of the face.
If any of the effects become troublesome or if
you experience any other unexpected effects
not listed in this leaflet, consult your doctor
or pharmacist.
You must speak to a doctor or a qualified
healthcare practitioner if your symptoms
worsen, if they do not improve after four
weeks, or if any of the side effects become
serious, or if you notice any side effects
not mentioned in the leaflet.

Active ingredient
Each film coated tablet contains 600mg of
extract (as dry extract) from Devil’s Claw
root (Harpagophytum procumbens D.C. and/
or H.zeyheri L.Decne, radix) (equivalent to
2100mg – 3000mg of Devil’s Claw root).

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 the
package 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 THIS PRODUCT
Do not use your tablets after the expiry date.
The expiry date is printed on the box and the
blister pack. The expiry date refers to the last
day of that month.
Return any out of date tablets to your
pharmacist who will dispose of them.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original
packaging. Keep the tablets out of sight and
reach of children.
Keep your tablets in the packaging
until it is time to take them.
Medicines should not be disposed of via
waste water or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no
longer required. These measures will help
protect the environment.

This product also contains the following
ingredients:
Extraction Solvent
Ethanol 60% V/V.
Excipients in the extract
Maltodextrin, Silica Colloidal Anhydrous.
Tablet Core
Maltodextrin, Microcrystalline Cellulose,
Croscarmellose Sodium, Stearic Acid,
Magnesium Stearate, Silica Colloidal
Anhydrous.
Tablet Coating
Hypromellose,
Copper
Chlorophyllin,
Titanium Dioxide (E171), Glycerol
Each pack contains green coated and oval
shaped tablets.
This product is available in 30, 60 and 90
film coated tablets. Not all pack sizes are
marketed.
If you would like further information about
this product or for large print, Braille or audio
version please contact:
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder:
Vitabiotics Ltd, 1 Apsley Way, London
NW2 7HF Telephone: 020 8955 2662
Manufacturer:
Thompson & Capper Ltd, Hardwick Road,
Astmoor, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 1PH.
Traditional Herbal Registration Number: THR
00387/0056
This leaflet was revised in July 2017.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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