St John’€™s wort capsules

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St John’€™s wort capsules

R85.39

Supports treatment and relief of stress depression, anxiety syndromes, menopausal depression, pain syndromes such as neuralgia, fibrositis, fibromyalgia and sciatica. Aids treatment of enuresis, insomnia, vitilligo, burns and skin injuries. The anti-depressant action has its effect on three major neurotransmitters: serotonin, dopamine and nor-epinephrine. It lowers stress hormone levels (cortisol) and enhances GABA – a natural tranquiliser in the brain.

300mg, 60 capsules.

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Product Description

Flora Force St. John’s Wort Capsules Package Insert

Scheduling status: C0

Proprietary name (and dosage form): Flora Force St John’s wort Capsules 300mg.

Composition: Each capsule contains Hypericum perforatum powder 300mg.

Pharmacological classification: Category D Western Herbal Medicine

Pharmacological action: 1.2 Central Nervous System Stimulants, Psycho-analeptics (Antidepressants)

Indications: Herbal medicine for the treatment of anxiety, nervous stress and mild depression.

Contra-indications: Do not use with MOA inhibiting, or SSRI drugs and oral contraceptives, theophylline, simvastatin, and anti-histamine.

Do not use when pregnant or breastfeeding.

Warnings: Discontinue use 3 days before any general anaesthetic and surgery.

Photo-sensitivity, avoid any exposure to ultraviolet lights and full sun.

Persons on SSRI drugs should not take St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum). Discuss with medical practitioner.

Drug Interactions: Warfarin, ciclosporin, digoxin, theophylline and anti-convulsants. HIV protease inhibitors and HIV non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Oral contraceptives, Triptans and SRRI

Pregnancy and Lactation: Should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.

Dosage and directions for use: Take one to two capsules twice daily.

Should the condition not improve within 4 weeks, please consult your practitioner.

Side-effects and special Pre-cautions: Photosensitivity and gastro-intestinal symptoms.

Known symptoms of over dosage and particulars of its treatment: Gastro-intestinal discomfort.

Treatment is symptomatic and supportive.

Identification: Clear size 0 vegetable capsule containing brown to dark brown herbal powder.

Presentation: 60 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: 17/06/2015