Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment
  • Dosage:
  • Unknown
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Infus/Pdr/Oral Soln
  • Prescription type:
  • Product not subject to medical prescription
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Herbal for human use

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment
    Ireland
  • Language:
  • English

Status

  • Source:
  • HPRA - Health Products Regulatory Authority - Ireland
  • Authorization status:
  • Marketed
  • Authorization number:
  • TR0407/002/001
  • Authorization date:
  • 28-07-2017
  • Last update:
  • 21-05-2019

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

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PATIENT INFORMATION

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Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product

Calendula tincture and St John’s Wort tincture

WELEDA HYPERCAL WOUND SALVE OINTMENT

Read this leaflet carefully because it contains important information

for you. Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.

Ask your qualified healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor

or pharmacist if you need more information or advice.

You must talk to a doctor if you feel worse, or do not feel better after seven

days. If you get any side effects, talk to your qualified healthcare practitioner

or healthcare professional eg a doctor or pharmacist. This includes any

possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.

What is in this leaflet:

1. What this product is and what it is used for

2. What you need to know before using this product

3. How to use this product

4. Possible side effects

5. How to store this product

6. Contents of the pack and other information

Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment is a traditional herbal medicinal

product used for the relief of painful cuts and minor wounds. This is based on

traditional use only. Exclusively based on longstanding use. Weleda

HyperCal Wound

Salve

Ointment

contains

the

active

substances

Calendula Tincture and St John's Wort Tincture.

Do not use

if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or to plants of the Asteraceae

(Compositae) family (see Section 6)

Warnings and precautions:

 avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes

 in some patients Weleda

HyperCal Wound Salve

Ointment

may cause

irritation to the skin when first applied. If you experience any redness,

itching or dry skin discontinue use and consult your

qualified healthcare

practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or pharmacist

 Weleda

HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment

is for use on the skin only

 do not expose affected areas to UV light during treatment e.g. sunlight,

sunbeds

 if you notice any signs of skin infection you should consult your

qualified

healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or

pharmacist

 tell your doctor if your symptoms worsen, persist or do not improve after

you have used Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment for one week

Children

 Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment should not be used in children under

12 years of age

Other medicines and Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment

 please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently

taken any other medication including herbal medicines or medicines that

didn’t require a prescription

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

 do not use Weleda Hypercal Wound Salve Ointment if you are pregnant or

breastfeeding

Weleda Hypercal Wound Salve Ointment contains

 Wool Fat (Lanolin) which may cause local skin reactions such as contact

dermatitis

Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your

qualified healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or

pharmacist has told you. Check with them if you are not sure.

Directions: Check that the tube seal is not broken before first use. Pierce the

seal with point in end of cap. Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment is

for application to the skin. Wash hands before and after use.

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years of age: Clean the

affected area and apply directly or on a dry dressing two or three

times daily. Do not use more than the label tells you to.

2.

What you need to know before using this product

3.

How to use this product

1.

What this product is and what it is used for

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Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment should not be used continuously for

longer than seven days. If symptoms worsen, or persist or do not improve

after seven days a doctor should be consulted. For short term use only.

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your

qualified healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg doctor or

pharmacist.

Like all medicines Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment can cause side

effects although not everybody gets them. Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve

Ointment can cause localised skin reactions such as skin sensitisation and a

condition called contact dermatitis. If your skin feels itchy, you develop a

patch of dry, red, inflamed skin or a rash you should stop using Weleda

HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment and consult your qualified healthcare

practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or pharmacist.

If you experience any unwanted effects consult your qualified healthcare

practitioner or health care professional eg a doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting of side effects: If you get any side effects, talk to your qualified

healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or pharmacist.

This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. By reporting

side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Reporting of side effects in the UK: You can help to make medicines safer by reporting

any side effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard

or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store.

Reporting of side effects in Ireland: You can also report side effects directly via

HPRA Pharmacovigilance, Earlsfort Terrace, IRL - Dublin 2; Tel: +353 1 6764971;

Fax: +353 1 6762517. Website: www.hpra.ie; e-mail:medsafety@hpra.ie

keep out of the sight and reach of children

do not store above 25ºC

do not use after the expiry date on the carton and tube

store in the original container

do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.

Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use.

These measures will help protect the environment

the expiry date refers to the last day of that month

The active substances are: 1g of ointment contains: 0.10ml tincture from

Calendula officinalis

L., herba (Calendula herb) (equivalent to 50mg of Calendula

herb) and 0.15ml tincture from

Hypericum perforatum

L., herba (St John’s

Wort herb) (equivalent to 50mg of St John’s Wort herb). Extraction solvent

for both tinctures: Ethanol 86% w/w.

The other ingredients are:

Wool Fat (Lanolin), Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Yellow

Beeswax, Wool Alcohols, Ethanol and Purified Water.

What Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment looks like and contents

of the pack: Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment is a buff to pale

yellow ointment presented in an aluminium tube with a white pierce screw

cap, containing 25g of ointment.

THR/TR holder and manufacturer: Weleda (UK) Ltd., Heanor Road, Ilkeston,

Derbyshire DE7 8DR, UK.

THR 00298/0290 TR 407/2/1

To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille or large print, or to listen to an

audio version, please call free of charge: 0800 198 5000 (UK only) or +44

1733 375000 (outside the UK) - charges will apply.

Please be ready to give the following information:

Product name: Weleda HyperCal Wound Salve Ointment.

Reference number THR 00298/0290 (UK); TR 407/2/1 (Ireland).

This service is provided by the Royal National Institute for Blind people.

4.

Possible side effects

5.

How to store this product

6.

Contents of pack and further Information

Braille version

Leaflet last revised September 2017

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