Flora Force Bilberry Capsules Package Insert
Scheduling status: C1
Proprietary name (and dosage form): Flora Force Bilberry 500mg Capsules
Composition: Each capsule contains Vaccinium myrtillus powder 500mg
Pharmacological classification: Category D Western Herbal Medicine
Pharmacological action: 15.4 Opthalmic other and 7.6 Vascular others
Indications: Herbal medicine which assists in supporting the function of the circulatory and renal system. Assist in the treatment of symptoms related to diabetes and visual disorders. Assists in the treatment of inflammation, stress and anxiety.
Contra-indications: Do not use when on anti-coagulant medication. Not to be used by persons with iron deficiency anaemia, as bilberry herbal constituents interfere with iron absorption.
Warnings: High doses should not be used in persons with haemorrhagic disorders and persons on warfarin.
Drug Interactions: Warfarin. Anti-platelet activity has been observed with high doses of herb.
Pregnancy and Lactation: Avoid use in pregnancy and during lactation.
Dosage and directions for use: Take one to two capsules twice daily or as prescribed.
Before taking Bilberry for the treatment of diabetes or night blindness, please ensure that a practitioner has diagnosed the condition. Do not discontinue any prescribed medication without discussion with your practitioner.
Should stress and anxiety not improve within 3 weeks, please consult your practitioner.
Side-effects and special precautions: Consult a practitioner if on anti-coagulant medication.
Known symptoms of over-dosage and particulars of its treatment: Slight gastro-intestinal discomfort Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.
Identification: Clear size 0 all vegetable capsule containing dark red-brown herbal powder
Presentation: 90 Capsules packed into 125ml amber glass bottle with light green screw cap and safety seal insert.
Storage instructions: Store below 25ºC. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Registration number: To be allocated.
Applicant: Flora Force Health Products (Pty) Ltd, PO Box 426, Rondebosch, 7701, Cape Town
Date of publication: 21/05/2015