Flora Force Slippery Elm Tablets Package Insert
Scheduling status: C1
Proprietary name (and dosage form): Flora Force Slippery Elm Tablets 500mg
Composition: Each tablet contains Ulmus rubra powder 500mg
Pharmacological classification: Category D Western Herbal Medicine
Pharmacological action: 11.10 Gastro-Intestinal tract, Others
Indications: Herbal medicine which assists in the treatment of inflammation and ulceration of mucous membranes of the digestive system. Aids treatment of diarrhoea and ulcers of mouth, throat, stomach, duodenum and intestines as well as colitis, heartburn, and gastritis. Supportive and useful in convalescence.
Contra-indications: Slows down absorption of drugs. To prevent this interaction take slippery elm at least one hour after medications you take by mouth. None other known.
Warnings: Before using Slippery elm for the treatment of ulcers, please ensure that your condition has been diagnosed by a practitioner. Should diarrhoea not improved within 2 days please consult a practitioner. Do not discontinue any prescribed medicine without discussion with your practitioner.
Drug Interaction: Slippery elm contains soft fibre mucilage. Absorption of medication can be decreased by the mucilage protective coating along gut lining. This will decrease effectiveness of drugs.
To prevent this interaction take slippery elm at least one hour after medications you take by mouth.
Pregnancy and Lactation: Should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Dosage and directions for use: Take one to two tablets three times daily or as prescribed.
Before using Slippery elm for the treatment of ulcers, please ensure that your condition has been diagnosed by a practitioner. Do not discontinue any prescribed medication without discussion with a practitioner.
Side-effects and special precautions: None known.
See contra-indications and warnings.
Known symptoms of over-dosage and particulars of its treatment: None known
Identification: 12mm biconvex round caramel coloured herbal tablet
Presentation: 30 tablets in a 75ml amber glass bottle or 90 tablets packed in a 125ml amber glass bottle with a seal and dark green cap, 500 tablets packed into a 109x117mm securitainer with tamper evident seal.
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: 03/09/2015