EchinaCold Echinacea Cold & Flu Relief Tablets | Schwabe Pharma UK – Nature's Way

EchinaCold Echinacea Cold & Flu Relief Tablets

Key Information:

Echinacea purpurea root extract 70mg- 30 Tablets

Traditionally used for:

  •  Flu
  •  Colds

A traditional herbal medicinal product used for the relief of symptoms of the common cold and influenza type infections based on traditional use only. Always read the label.

    Click here to view the Patient Information Leaflet for this product, with full dosage, possible interactions and guidance notes.

     

    Herbal Medicines are regulated in the UK by the MHRA.  Only buy from registered suppliers.  Click here to see our official approval.

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    Adults, elderly and children over 12

    Take one tablet three times a day. Start taking at the first sign of cold or flu. Do not take for longer than 10 days. This product is not suitable for children under the age of 12 years.

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    Each film-coated tablet contains 70 mg of extract (as dry extract) equivalent to 420-560 mg Echinacea purpurea root (Echinacea purpurea L. Moench). Extraction solvent: Ethanol 75% V/V.

    This product also contains the following ingredients:

    Extract: maltodextrin, colloidal anhydrous silica.

    Tablet: Calcium hydrogen phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, colloidal anhydrous silica.

    Tablet coating: hypromellose, titanium dioxide E171, glycerol, talc

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    DO NOT TAKE this product if you:

    •Are allergic to any of the ingredients or to plants of the Asteraceae/ Compositae family such as daisies, marigolds or artichokes (see section 6)

    •Have a tendency to allergies such as hives, allergic eczema or asthma Are lactose intolerant (react badly to lactose or milk)

    •Are intolerant to some sugars – this product contains lactose monohydrate, glucose and sorbitol

    •Are pregnant or breastfeeding

    •Suffer from the infection tuberculosis

    •Suffer from connective tissue disease such as sarcoidosis Suffer from autoimmune diseases such as inflammation of the connective tissue (collagenoses) or multiple sclerosis

    •Suffer from conditions which reduce your immunity to infection such as HIV

    •Are on therapy which reduces your resistance to infection in conditions such as cancer or radiotherapy, history of organ or bone marrow transplant

    •Suffer from blood disorders involving the white blood cells count due to bone marrow disorders (agranulocytosis) or leukaemia

    •Are taking immunosuppressant medicines such as ciclosporin or methotrexa

     

    TAKE SPECIAL CARE with this product

    Do not exceed the stated dose

    If you are prone to allergies, there is a risk of developing serious allergic reactions to Echinacea e.g. anaphylactic reactions

    Taking Echinacea containing products may trigger autoimmune diseases

     

     

    If you take too much of this product (overdose)

    If you take more than the recommended dose, speak to a doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner and take this leaflet with you. Because of the sugar content taking too much of this product may cause diarrhoea.

     

    If you forget to take this product

    Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. It doesn’t matter if you miss a dose.

    If you have any questions, or are unsure about anything, please ask your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.

     

    Possible side-effects

    Like all medicines, EchinaBoost tablets can have side-effects, although not everyone gets them. Stop taking EchinaBoost and check with your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner if any of the following side-effects occur:

    Allergic (hypersensitive) reactions such as:

    •Rash

    •Hives

    •Inflammatory disorder of the skin (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome)

    •Swelling of the skin due to fluid

    •Swelling of the facial area (Quincke’s oedema)

    •Shrinking of the airways in the lungs with obstruction (bronchospasm)

    •Asthma and life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylactic shock).

    Echinacea can trigger allergic reactions in patients who have a tendency to develop allergic conditions Association with autoimmune diseases has been reported such as:

    •Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord (disseminated encephalitis)

    •Painful lumps on the shins (erythema nodosum)

    •Low blood platelet count (immunothrombocytopenia)

    •Destruction of blood cells by antibodies (Evans Syndrome)

    •Dryness in the mouth and eyes with renal tubular dysfunction (Sjögren Syndrome)

    A decrease in the number of white blood cells (leucopenia) may occur in long-term use (more than 8 weeks). The frequency is not known.

     

    After taking this product

    You must see your doctor or a qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen, if you experience a high fever or your symptoms persist after 10 days.

    If any of these side-effects become troublesome, or if you notice side-effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor, pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner.

     

    Reporting of side-effects

    If you get any side-effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side-effects not mentioned 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.

     

    How to store this product

    Do not use your tablets after the expiry date.

    Return any out-of-date tablets to your pharmacist who will dispose of them for you.

    The expiry date is printed on the box and the blister pack.

    Store the tablets in a cool dry place. Do not store the tablets in a place where the temperature goes above 25 C.

    Keep the tablets out of the reach and sight of children.

    Keep your tablets in the blister pack until it is time to take them.

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    Postage and Packing: All orders are despatched, via First Class Royal Mail, within 24 hours if the order is placed Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays). Orders placed on weekends are despatched the next working day.

    UKplease allow up to 5 working days although most orders are usually delivered within 1-2 working days. Delivery is FREE for all UK orders over £20, otherwise there's a charge of £3.50

    EUROPE (Food Supplement Products Only): Delivery costs £9.95 for all* orders.please allow up to 15 working days although most orders are usually delivered within 5-7 working days.

    REST OF WORLD (Food Supplement Products Only): Delivery costs £14.95 for all* orders. Please allow up to 30 working days although most orders are usually delivered within 14-21 working days. 

    *PLEASE NOTE: The majority of the products ordered from our website are lightweight packs of supplements (rather than heavy jars of oil or soft jells). On occasion it may not be profitable for us to offer free shipment on these heavier items when ordered in bulk. Therefore if an order will cost more than the stated amount to send due to weight we will contact you, the customer, to explain how much it will cost to send. You then have the option to pay the additional charges or you can cancel the order and we will refund the amount paid.

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