Extract of Vitex agnus castus (Chaste tree) Ze 440
Consumer Medicine Information
What is in this leaflet?
The information in this leaflet will answer some of the questions you may have about Premular tablets.
What Premular tablets are used for
Premular tablets are recommended for the relief of premenstrual syndrome.
Before you use Premular tablets
- Due to absence of clinical data, Premular should not be used in patients with severe renal impairment (kidney problems) or hepatic impairment (liver problems).
There is no data on the use of Premular during breast-feeding. Premular should only be used during breast-feeding under medical recommendation.
Known hypersensitivity to fruits of Vitex agnus-castus or to the tablet ingredients.
How to take Premular tablets
Adults take one tablet daily with water, at about the same time each day. Tablets should be taken an hour before or after meals. It may take up to 3 months for the full effect of Premular to be reached. Use only as directed and if pain or symptoms persist consult your doctor or health care professional.
While you are taking Premular tablets.
You should remind your health care professional that you are taking Premular tablets, especially if you are currently taking or intend starting any other medicine.
Effects on ability to drive and operate machinery
Premular tablets have no known adverse effects in these situations.
No serious side effects have been recorded. Occasionally itching of the skin may occur and in very rare cases, at the start at the treatment only, certain isolated premenstrual symptoms may be slightly increased.
Premular tablets should be stored in their original packaging, be protected from moisture and sunlight and kept in a cool place that stays below 25°C.
Each Premular tablet contains extracts equivalent to dry:
Vitex agnus-castus fruit 180mg.
Premular tablets contain lactose.
Premular tablets are made in Switzerland by Zeller AG
And are marketed in Australia by
Level 5, 156 Pacific Highway
St. Leonards NSW 2065 Australia
Telephone: 02 9431 7200
Fax: 02 9431 7272
Adapted from 41547 04/2006B
Published by MIMS October 2010