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WELEDA ARNICA BUMPS AND BRUISES SPRAY

Active substance(s): ARNICA MONTANA TINCTURE 1=2

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WELEDA ARNICA BUMPS & BRUISES SPRAY
Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product
1g of spray contains the following ingredient:
0.1g of Arnica tincture (equivalent to 0.05g
Arnica montana L., fresh, whole plant).

PATIENT INFORMATION

Read this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for
you. Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ask your pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner if you need more
information or advice.
You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen or do not improve after two weeks.
If any of the side-effects get serious, or if you notice any side-effect not listed
in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
In this leaflet:
1. What this product is and what it is used for
2. Before using this product
3. How to use this product
4. Possible side-effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information
1. What the product is and what it is used for
Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Spray is a traditional herbal medicinal
product used for the relief of minor sports injuries, muscular pain, stiffness
and sprains. This is based on traditional use only.
2. Before taking this product
Do not use Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Spray if you are allergic to any of
the ingredients or other plants of the Asteraceae (Compositae) family (see
Section 6), if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
• Consult your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner if:
 you are suffering from joint pain which is accompanied by swelling of
the joint, redness or fever
• Special warnings and precautions for use:
 do not apply to broken or irritated skin
 avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes
In some patients Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Spray may cause irritation to
the skin when first applied. If you experience any redness, itching or dry skin
discontinue use and consult your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Spray is for external use only.
3. How to use this product

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Directions: Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Spray is for application to the skin.
Wash hands before and after use.
Adults the elderly and children: Spray one or two metered doses on the
affected area, up to four times a day and allow to dry.
May also be sprayed onto a damp cloth and applied as a compress.
Traditionally applied immediately after injury to prevent development
of bruising. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
If symptoms worsen or do not improve after two weeks, consult your
doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.

4. Possible side-effects
Like all medicines Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Spray can cause
side-effects although not everybody gets them. Weleda Arnica Bumps &
Bruises Spray can cause localised skin reactions such as a condition called
contact dermatitis. If your skin feels itchy, you develop a patch of dry, red,
inflamed skin or a rash you should stop using Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises
Spray and consult your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you experience any unwanted effects, if symptoms worsen or persist for
longer than two weeks, consult your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
You can help to make medicines safer by reporting any side-effects to the
Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. 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 children
do not store above 25ºC
do not use after the expiry date on the carton
discard after 6 months of first opening
store in the original container
return any unused medicine to your pharmacist for safe disposal

6. Further Information
1g of spray contains the following ingredient: 0.1g of Arnica tincture
(equivalent to 0.05g Arnica montana L., fresh, whole plant).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 61% v/v.
Other ingredients are: Ethanol and water.
Pack Description: Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Spray is a clear to slightly
turbid, pale amber, mobile liquid presented in a 20ml amber glass bottle with
an atomiser spray.
THR holder and manufacturer: Weleda (UK) Ltd., Heanor Road, Ilkeston,
Derbyshire DE7 8DR, UK.
THR 00298/0288.
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To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille or large print, or to listen to an
audio version, please call free of charge: 0800 198 5000 (UK only).
Please be ready to give the following information:
Product name: Weleda Arnica Bumps & Bruises Spray.
Reference number THR 00298/0288.
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Leaflet last revised June 2013

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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