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Boots Agnus Castus PMS Relief Tablets
Boots Agnus Castus PMS Relief Tablets
Agnus Castus Fruit Extract 4 mg
This medicine is a traditional herbal medicinal product available without prescription to treat minor conditions. However, you still need to take it carefully to get the best results from it.
This traditional herbal medicinal product contains Agnus Castus fruit extract, which has been traditionally used to help relieve symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome such as irritability, mood swings, breast tenderness, bloating and menstrual cramps, based on traditional use only.
This medicine can be taken by women aged 18 years and over. However, some women should not take this medicine or should seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor first.
If you are not sure that your medicine is on the list, or are unsure about interactions with any other medicines, talk to your pharmacist. This includes medicines prescribed by your doctor or medicine you have bought yourself.
Check the foil is not broken before use.
If it is, do not take that tablet.
Women aged 18 years and over experiencing premenstrual symptoms, take one tablet, once daily, at the same time of day, if possible (morning or evening)
Swallow the tablet whole with water or liquid. Do not chew the tablet.
As the effects of this product may not occur immediately, the tablets should be taken continuously for three months.
If symptoms worsen, or do not improve after 3 months, a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner should be consulted.
Do not give to children or adolescents under 18 years.
Do not take more than the label/leaflet tells you to take.
If symptoms do not go away talk to your doctor.
If you take too many tablets: Talk to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare professional and take this leaflet with you.
Most people will not have problems, but some may get some.
Severe allergic reactions such as swelling of the face, breathlessness or difficulty swallowing. If you experience these effects, seek medical attention immediately.
The frequency of these side effects occurring is not known.
If any side effect becomes severe, lasts more than a few days, or you notice any side effect not listed here, please tell your pharmacist or doctor.
If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner. 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 or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side-effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Keep this medicine in a safe place out of the sight and reach of children, preferably in a locked cupboard. Keep your tablets in the blister pack until it is time to take them.
Use by the date on the base of the carton. After this date return any unused product to your nearest pharmacy for safe disposal.
This medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions. Store in the original packaging.
Each film-coated tablet contains 4 mg of extract (as dry extract) from Agnus castus fruit (Vitex agnus castus L.) (7-13:1). This is equivalent to 28 – 52 mg of Agnus castus. The extraction solvent is ethanol 60% v/v.
As well as the active ingredient, the tablet core also contains glucose, colloidal anhydrous silica, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maize starch, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate (type A).
The tablet coating contains lactose monohydrate, hypromellose, macrogol 4000, titanium dioxide (E171), red iron oxide (E172).
The pack contains 30 salmon-pink, round convex, scored film-coated tablets.
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Leaflet revised 03/2021
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