Horse Chestnut has a long traditional use as a remedy for vein health. Cautions and Contraindications :
This product should not be used by patients who: Have an allergy or are hypersensitive to horse chestnut seed or any of the other ingredients. Special warnings and precautions for use If symptoms worsen or persist for more than two weeks medical advice should be sought. If there is inflammation of the skin, thrombophlebitis or subcutaneous induration, severe pain, ulcers, sudden swelling of one or both legs, cardiac or renal insufficiency, a doctor should be consulted immediately as this may be a sign of serious disease. Patients who have developed ulcers on their lower limbs due to chronic venous insufficiency should not use this product if they are not receiving medical care for their venous ulcers. If a patient develops a venous ulcer while using this product they should immediately seek medical treatment for the ulceration. This product contains soya oil polysaccharide and should not be used by patients who are allergic to peanut or soya. The safety of the product during pregnancy and lactation has not been established. In the absence of sufficient data, the use during pregnancy and lactation is not recommended.Brand/Manufacturer :
A VogelForm :
Tablets Organic Status :Vegetarian Suitability :
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Typical Ingredients:Ingredients:Each enteric coated tablet contains the extract of fresh Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut). Also contains microcrystalline cellulose, maize starch, colloidal silica. Soya polysaccharide, polymethacrylates, talc and triethyl citrate. Each tablet contains 157.5-225mg of extract (as dry extract) from fresh horse chestnut seed (aesculus hippocastanum L. semen) corresponding to 50mg triterpene glycosides, calculated as anhydrous B-aescin. Extraction solvent: Ethanol 50% m/m.
The other ingredients used are: microcrystalline silica, maize starch, colloidal silica and soya polysacchride. The tablet coating contains methacrylic acid - ethyl acrylate copolymer 1:1 dispersion 30 per cent, methacrylic - ethyl methacrylate copolymer (1:1), talc and triethyl citrate.
Typical Dose (if available) :Adults: one tablet twice daily taken immediately after food. Tablet should be swallowed whole. Do not exceed the recommended dose. Tablets are for oral use only. This product should not be given to children and adolescents under the age of 18 years.