METAGENICS

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Localization

  • Available in:
  • METAGENICS DIGESTEX
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 220956
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

220956

METAGENICS DIGESTEX

ARTG entry for

Medicine Listed

Sponsor

Health World Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 675,VIRGINIA BC, QLD, 4014

Australia

ARTG Start Date

11/03/2014

Product category

Medicine

Status

Active

Approval area

Listed Medicines

Products

1. METAGENICS DIGESTEX

Product Type

Single Medicine Product

Effective date

28/01/2016

Warnings

If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner (or words to that effect).

Standard Indications

May assist in the management of non-specific dyspepsia. [Warning S required]

Aids digestion.

Liver tonic. Helps maintain healthy digestive function.

Specific Indications

Dandelion root has choleretic and cholagouge activity and may help to increase bile flow in traditional Western herbal medicine.

Digestex assists digestive function by combining herbs used in traditional Western herbal medicine to increase gastric and bile secretions. Traditional

Western herbs in Digestex impart triple action support for the digestive process including gastric motility assistance, intestinal spasm relief and

stimulation of the upper gastrointestinal tract with bitter herbs to aid digestion. Traditional Herbs for: Relief of digestive discomfort. Stimulation of

digestive secretions. Digestive motility.

An anti-emetic is a substance that reduces nausea and vomiting.

A choleretic is a substance that increases the production of bile by the liver.

A cholagogue is a substance that increases the release of stored bile from the gall bladder.

A carminative is a substance that relieves flatulance and soothes intestinal spasm and pain, usually by relaxing intestinal muscles.

A bitter stimulates the upper digestive tract via the bitter-sensitive receptors in the mouth, by direct interaction with gastrointestinal tissue, or both, thus

improving digestion.

Dyspepsia is defined as painful, difficult, or disturbed digestion, which may be accompanied by symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, heartburn,

bloating and stomach discomfort.

Meadowsweet is used for its soothing protective effect on the gastrointestinal tract in traditional Western herbal medicine.

Meadowsweet and ginger are used for their anti-emetic effect on the gastrointestinal tract in traditional Western herbal medicine.

Lemon balm and ginger are used for their carminative effect, which may relieve flatulance and soothe intestinal spasm in traditional Western herbal

medicine.

Ginger may support gastric motility.

Ginger and cinnamon have antispasmodic effects on the digestive system in traditional Western herbal medicine.

Gentian is used as a bitter tonic for increasing saliva, gastric juice and bile secretion and stimulating appetite and digestion in traditional Western herbal

medicine.

Additional Product information

Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Components

1. Formulation 1

Dosage Form

Tablet, film coated

Route of Administration

Oral

Visual Identification

Active Ingredients

Cinnamomum verum

100 mg

Equivalent: Cinnamomum verum (Dry)

Filipendula ulmaria

200 mg

Equivalent: Filipendula ulmaria (Dry)

Public Summary

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Gentiana lutea

250 mg

Equivalent: Gentiana lutea (Dry)

Melissa officinalis

200 mg

Equivalent: Melissa officinalis (Dry)

Taraxacum officinale

750 mg

Equivalent: Taraxacum officinale (Dry)

Zingiber officinale

46.88 mg

Equivalent: Zingiber officinale (Dry)

750.08 mg

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Public Summary

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Produced at 26.11.2017 at 01:50:26 AEDT

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The onus is on the reader to verify the current accuracy of the information on the document subsequent to the date shown.

Visit www.tga.gov.au for contact information