West Coast Kelp Tablets Package Insert
Scheduling status: C0
Proprietary name (and dosage form): Flora Force West Coast Kelp Tablets 500mg.
Composition: Each Tablet contains 500mg Ecklonia maxima powder.
Pharmacological classification: Category D Western Herbal Medicine.
Pharmacological action: 32.3 Other Substances or Agents, Slimming
Indications: Herbal medicine which assists in promoting the function of the thyroid and assists in supporting the metabolism.
Provides essential minerals and vitamins from a single plant source.
Contra-indications: Contra-indicated in those with known sensitivity to any of the ingredients.
Do not use with hyperthyroid states or disorders in sodium metabolism. Do not use when pregnant or breastfeeding.
Warnings: Avoid in cases of Iodine sensitivity and thyroid conditions.
Do not use this product long-term or on a continuous basis.
Drug Interaction: Thyroxine or any other thyroid medication.
Lithium carbonate and other iodine containing drugs.
Pregnancy and Lactation: Safety not establish during pregnancy. However high dosage not advised in pregnancy. Not to be used while breastfeeding.
Dosage and directions for use: Take two tablets twice daily, with meals or as prescribed by practitioner.
Side-effects and special precautions: Caution contains iodine, may cause over stimulation of the thyroid.
Known symptoms of over dosage and particulars of its treatment: In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control centre immediately.
Contact the nearest poison line for further help.
Monitor thyroid activity with blood tests over a few weeks and consult a specialist physician.
Identification: Dark brown, 12mm round, bi-convex tablet.
Presentation: 60 Tablets 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: 23/07/2015