Boots Cold & Flu relief Echinacea Capsules - 30 x 176 mg

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Boots Pharmaceuticals Cold & Flu relief Echinacea capsules, 176mg dried juice of Echinacea purpurea herb.
A traditional herbal medicinal product used to relieve the symptoms of the common cold and influenza type infections exclusively based upon long-standing use as a traditional remedy. See details below, always read the label

Suitable for

Adults and children of 12 years and over

How to use

How to take this medicine

Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that capsule. Start taking the capsules as soon as you get cold symptoms.

Age: Adults and children of 12 years and over

How many to take: One or two

How often to take: Once daily

Swallow the capsule whole with water. Do not chew.

Do not give to children under 12 years.

Do not take more than the amount recommended above.

Do not take this medicine for more than 10 days.

If symptoms worsen, or are accompanied by a high temperature, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

If symptoms do not improve after 10 days talk to your doctor.

Hazards and Cautions

Before you take this medicine
Do not take:

  • If you are allergic to Echinacea or plants from the Asteraceae or Compositae family e.g. artichokes, daisies, marigolds, or to any of the other ingredients
  • If you have tuberculosis
  • If you have sarcoidosis (a connective tissue disease)
  • If you have an autoimmune disease (e.g. multiple sclerosis or collagenoses)
  • If you are having treatment which reduces your natural response to infection (immunosuppression), or if you have HIV infection or AIDS
  • If you have problems with your white blood cells (you may have been told you have leukaemia or agranulocytosis)
  • If you have had an organ or bone marrow transplant
  • If you are having any treatment for cancer
  • If you are taking ciclosporin or methotrexate
  • If you are prone to allergies (you have eczema, asthma or allergic skin reactions)

How to store this medicine

Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original packaging.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

Use by the date on the base of the carton.

While every care has been taken to ensure this information is always as accurate as possible, food products are regularly improved and nutrition content may occasionally change. As a result we recommend that you always read the label carefully before using or consuming any products. Nutritional Reference Value (NRV) information is based on the typical composition of the product. Guideline daily amounts are those for a typical adult (men and women).NRV information for non Boots products is calculated by the manufacturer. Boots has no control over the recipe or nutritional content of such products and information on this site may differ to that given on the product label. We would therefore recommend you do not solely rely on this information and always read the product label. If you have any queries, or you would like advice on Boots products please contact our friendly Customer care team on 0345 609 0055.

This information was last updated 28/07/2014

Important info

Manufacturer Address

The Boots Company PLC Nottingham NG2 3AA,
Traditional Herbal Registration held
by Swiss Caps GmbH Bad Aibling Germany


Active ingredient

Each soft capsule contains 176 mg of dried pressed juice from fresh flowering Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench herb (20-28:1). This is equivalent to 3.5g - 4.9g of fresh flowering Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench herb.

Also contains: sorbitol, soya oil.

Echinacea purpurea, maltodextrin, precipitated silicon dioxide, citric acid monohydrate, refined soya bean oil, refined coconut oil, white beeswax, rice starch, fractionated palm kernel oil, phospholipids (soya beans), succinylated gelatine, glycerol, non-crystallising sorbitol solution, titanium dioxide (E171), ferric oxide (E172), quinoline yellow (E104), patent blue V (E131), purified water.

Allergy advise - for allergens, see ingredients in bold.

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