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WELEDA HYPERCAL WOUND SALVE

Active substance(s): CALENDULA OFFICINALIS / HYPERICUM PERFORATUM / CALENDULA OFFICINALIS / HYPERICUM PERFORATUM

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WELEDA HYPERCAL WOUND SALVE
Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product
Calendula tincture and Hypericum tincture

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 one week.
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 this product is and what it is used for

Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the
relief of sore, minor cuts and wounds. This is based on traditional use only.

2.

Before using this product

Do not use Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve if you are allergic to any of the ingredients
or to plants of the Asteraceae (Compositae) family (see Section 6), if you are pregnant,
breastfeeding or under 12 years of age.
• Special warnings and precautions for use:
 avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes
 in some patients Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve 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 HyperCal Wound Salve is for external use only.
 contains Wool Fat (Lanolin which may cause local skin reactions such as
contact dermatitis
 do not expose affected areas to UV light during treatment e.g. sunlight, sunbeds
 if you notice any signs of skin infection you should consult your doctor or
qualified healthcare practitioner.

3.

How to use this product

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Directions: Check that the tube seal is not broken before first use. Pierce the seal with
point in end of cap. Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve is for application to the skin.
Wash hands before and after use.
Adults the elderly and children over 12 years of age: Clean the affected
area and apply directly or on a dry dressing two or three times daily.
Do not exceed the stated dose. Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve should not be
used continuously for longer than one week. If symptoms worsen or
persist after one week consult a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.

4.

Possible side-effects

Like all medicines Weleda Hypercal Wound Salve can cause side-effects although not
everybody gets them. Weleda Hypercal Wound Salve can cause localised skin
reactions such as skin sensitisation and 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 Hypercal Wound Salve and consult your doctor or qualified healthcare
practitioner.
If you experience any unwanted effects 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).

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6.

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
store in the original container
return any unused medicine to your pharmacist for safe disposal

Further Information

1g of ointment contains the following ingredient: 0.2ml of a mixture of Hypericum
perforatum tincture (equivalent to 0.040g Hypericum perforatum L. herb) and
Calendula officinalis tincture (equivalent to 0.042g Calendula officinalis L. herb).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 90% v/v.
Other ingredients are: Wool Fat (Lanolin), Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Yellow Beeswax,
and Wool Alcohols.
Pack Description: Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve is a buff to pale yellow ointment
presented in an aluminium tube with a white pierce screw cap, containing 25g of
ointment.
THR holder and manufacturer: Weleda (UK) Ltd., Heanor Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7
8DR, UK.
THR 00298/0290.
Certification Mark

Braille version
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 HyperCal Wound Salve.
Reference number THR 00298/0290.
This service is provided by the Royal National Institute for Blind people.

Leaflet last revised July 2013

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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