Patient Leaflet Updated 06-Jan-2016 | Omega Pharma Ltd
Urostemol femina capsules
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
Pumpkin seed oil, dry extract of Fragrant Sumach bark, and dry extract of Hop strobile
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner has told you.
What is in this leaflet
1. What UROSTEMOL® femina is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take UROSTEMOL® femina
3. How to take UROSTEMOL® femina
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store UROSTEMOL® femina
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. WHAT UROSTEMOL® FEMINA IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
UROSTEMOL® femina is a traditional herbal medicinal product used for the relief of lower urinary tract symptoms in women related to an overactive bladder or bladder weakness. This is based on traditional use only.
Used to relieve symptoms such as:
2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE UROSTEMOL® FEMINA
Do not take UROSTEMOL® femina:
Warnings and precautions
You must see your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner if you have any of the following symptoms or if they occur during the use of this product:
You must talk to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner if you feel worse after 7 days of using this product, or if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks of use.
Children and adolescents
The use of UROSTEMOL® femina in children and adolescents under 18 years of age is not recommended, because lower urinary tract symptoms in these patients require medical supervision.
Other medicines and UROSTEMOL® femina
Tell your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
The use of UROSTEMOL® femina during pregnancy and breast-feeding is not recommended because lower urinary tract symptoms in these patients requires medical supervision If you think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
UROSTEMOL® femina may cause drowsiness. If you are affected, do not drive or operate machinery.
UROSTEMOL® femina contains glucose and soya-bean oil
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
If you are allergic to peanut or soya, do not use this medicinal product.
3. HOW TO TAKE UROSTEMOL® FEMINA
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner has told you. Check with them if you are not sure.
For oral use only.
Adults and the elderly: The recommended dose is one capsule 3 times a day.
The capsules should be taken with sufficient water, ideally before meals.
Do not exceed the stated dose.
Long-term use should be discussed with your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
Use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age
UROSTEMOL® femina is not recommended for patients under 18 years of age.
If you take more UROSTEMOL® femina than you should
Contact your doctor or a pharmacist if you have accidently taken more than the recommended dosage of UROSTEMOL® femina.
If you forget to take UROSTEMOL® femina
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Take the next dose at the usual time as you would normally.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
There have been post marketing reports of
If allergic reactions should occur, discontinue the use of this medicinal product and consult a doctor immediately.
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 this 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 UROSTEMOL® FEMINA
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original package.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the blister and the carton after "EXP". The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.
6. CONTENTS OF THE PACK AND OTHER INFORMATION
What UROSTEMOL® femina contains
What UROSTEMOL® femina looks like and contents of the pack
UROSTEMOL® femina are red-brown, gelatin capsules, in a PVC/PE/PVdC-aluminium-blister
Pack sizes: 30, 60 or 120 hard capsules.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Traditional Herbal Registration Holder
This leaflet was last revised in 11/2015.
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