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Pharmaton Vitality Capsules
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Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules because it contains important information for you to get the best results.
In this leaflet:
1. What Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules are and what they are used for
2. Before you take Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules
3. How to take Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules
6. Further information
1. WHAT PHARMATON® VITALITY CAPSULES ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR
Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules are a multivitamin, mineral and ginseng supplement. Each capsule contains standardised Ginseng extract G115® with Vitamins A, B group, C, D, E, Nicotinamide, Folic acid, Biotin, and minerals Iron, Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, Zinc, and Selenium. See Section 6 (Further information) for a complete list of the ingredients and quantities in each capsule.
Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules are for:
Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules work by enhancing mental and physical performance through the combined action of Ginseng G115®, vitamins and minerals on the basic metabolic processes.
Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules are suitable for adult men and women but not for children.
More information about daily fatigue
Daily fatigue is associated with a busy, hectic lifestyle, and symptoms may include:
Lifestyle changes that may help to overcome daily fatigue include:
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE PHARMATON® VITALITY CAPSULES
Do not take Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules if:
Do not take this medicine if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your pharmacist or doctor before taking this medicine.
Taking other medicines
The following medicines should not be taken with Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules:
Before taking Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules you should tell your pharmacist or doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
Food, drink, vitamin and mineral supplements
It is important not to take too much Vitamin A, D, or iron. You should consider your daily intake of these vitamins and minerals taking into account all sources including food and drinks.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules contain Vitamin A. Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant or are breast-feeding.
Important information about the ingredients
3. HOW TO TAKE PHARMATON® VITALITY CAPSULES
Follow the instructions printed in this leaflet. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you develop new symptoms or if your symptoms get much worse or have not shown any sign of improvement over four weeks.
Adults (including the elderly)
Do not give these capsules to children.
How long to take Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules for
If you take more Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules than you should
If a child accidentally swallows Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules can cause side effects in some people, but these are usually mild.
The following side effects may happen with this medicine:
Common – affects fewer than 1 in 10 people:
Uncommon – affects fewer than 1 in 100 people:
Unknown – some side effects are recorded so rarely that their frequency is not known:
The side effects nausea, vomiting, stomach pains and diarrhoea are less likely to happen if you take the capsules with food.
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 PHARMATON® VITALITY CAPSULES
Do not store above 25°C. Keep the bottle tightly closed.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not take the capsules after the expiry date, which you will find printed on the packaging.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules contains
Each capsule contains the following active ingredients:
Panax Ginseng extract G115 (commonly known as G115 Ginseng): 40 mg per capsule.*
Vitamin A Palmitate (commonly known as Vitamin A): 2667 IU per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Colecalciferol (commonly known as Vitamin D): 200 IU per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Alpha-Tocopheryl acetate (commonly known as Vitamin E): 10 mg per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Ascorbic acid (commonly known as Vitamin C): 60 mg per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Thiamine mononitrate (commonly known as Vitamin B1): 1.4 mg per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Riboflavin (commonly known as Vitamin B2): 1.6 mg per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Nicotinamide (commonly known as Vitamin B3): 18 mg per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Pyridoxine hydrochloride (commonly known as Vitamin B6): 2 mg per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Folic acid (commonly known as Folic acid): 100 micrograms per capsule. This provides 50% of the RDA.
Cyanocobalamine (commonly known as Vitamin B12): 1 microgram per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Biotin (commonly known as Vitamin B7): 150 micrograms per capsule. This provides 100% of the RDA.
Calcium phosphate (commonly known as Calcium): 100 mg per capsule. This provides 12.5% of the RDA.
Iron sulphate (commonly known as Iron): 10 mg per capsule. This provides 71% of the RDA.
Magnesium sulphate (commonly known as Magnesium): 10 mg per capsule. This provides 3.3% of the RDA.
Zinc sulphate (commonly known as Zinc): 1 mg per capsule. This provides 6.7% of the RDA.
Copper sulphate (commonly known as Copper): 2 mg per capsule.*
Sodium selenite (commonly known as Selenium): 50 micrograms per capsule.*
Lecithin (commonly known as Lecithin): 100 mg per capsule.*
RDA = Recommended Daily Amount
* No RDA available
The capsules also contain the following ingredients: rapeseed oil, arachis (peanut) oil, ethyl vanillin (flavouring), gelatin, hard fat, triglycerides (medium chain), glycerol, iron oxide red and black (E172 - colourings), lactose and silica.
What Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules look like and contents of the pack
Pharmaton® Vitality Capsules are a dark brown opaque soft gelatin capsule. They are available in packs of 30, 60 and 100 capsules.
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This leaflet was revised in June 2018.
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