What are A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets and when are they used?
The fresh plant preparation A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets is made from the fresh, flowering herb and the fresh roots of purple coneflower. A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets are traditionally suitable for susceptibility to colds. They also promote the healing process for colds. A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets serve to increase the body's own defenses in the event of susceptibility to colds and feverish colds.
What precautions should be taken?
If children are susceptible to colds, it is advisable to consult a doctor.
When should A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets not be taken or should only be taken with caution?
A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets should not be used if there is a known hypersensitivity to one of the ingredients or to composites such as arnica, yarrow, echinacea, etc.)! If children catch colds, it is advisable to consult a doctor. The preparation is not suitable for infants. For fundamental reasons, A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets should not be used in autoimmune diseases, leukosis or multiple sclerosis. Tell your doctor, pharmacist or druggist if you suffer from other illnesses, have allergies or are taking other medicines (including those you bought yourself).
Can A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets be taken during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
Based on previous experience, there is no known risk for the child when used as intended. However, systematic scientific investigations have never been carried out. As a precaution, you should avoid taking medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding or ask your doctor, pharmacist or druggist for advice.
How do you use A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets?
In case of susceptibility to colds (preventive): Adults and adolescents from 12 years 2 tablets 3 times a day, children from 4 years 1 tablet 3 times a day about 1/2 hour before meals in the mouth or take with some liquid. For colds and feverish colds: Adults and adolescents from 12 years of age 2 tablets 3 - 5 times a day, children from 4 years of age 1 tablet 3 - 5 times a day, let it dissolve in the mouth or take it with some liquid. It should not be taken continuously for more than 2 months. Follow the dosage given in the package leaflet or as prescribed by your doctor. If you think the medicine is too weak or too strong, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or druggist.
What side effects can A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets have?
The following side effects can occur when taking A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets: in rare cases, hypersensitivity reactions (such as skin rashes and very rarely asthma, circulatory reactions) have been observed with Echinacea preparations. In this case, the treatment should be stopped immediately and a doctor consulted. If you notice any side effects that are not described here, you should inform your doctor, pharmacist or druggist.
What should also be noted?
A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets should be stored at room temperature (15-25°C) and out of the reach of children. A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets must only be used up to the date marked «EXP» on the container. Unused or expired packs should be returned to your pharmacist for disposal. Your doctor, pharmacist or druggist can provide you with further information.
What is in the A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets?
1 Echinaforce tablet contains spissum extract from: 380 mg tincture of fresh flowering purple coneflower* (drug-extractant ratio 1:12, extractant ethanol 65% (V/V)) and 20 mg tincture of fresh purple coneflower roots* (Drug-extractant ratio 1:11, extractant ethanol 65% (v/v)). This preparation also contains auxiliary substances. Contains lactose. *from controlled organic cultivation
Where can you get A.Vogel Echinaforce tablets? What packs are available?
Available in pharmacies and drugstores, without a doctor's prescription, in packs of 120 and 400 tablets.
Marketing Authorization Holder
A.Vogel AG, CH-9325 Roggwil